Christmas of 2010

What a Blessing these families have been

Scroll through the photos and let the pictures

do the talking!

 

Left to right: Dana Milholm daughters Devin & Darla, Jay McElroy and wife Stefanie, sons Kevin and Cody, Derek Milholm and father Dr. Joe

These families came from the Ooltewah, TN area and have been friends for years.

 

 

             
   
           
   

 

The group passing out food baskets to

Impoverished families, for Christmas

 

Jay and the boys playing Soccer in the jungle

 

The group providing hot chocolate and bread

in the slums of Belen. A Christmas tradition

Right: Hard to drink hot chocolate, carry bread

AND hold a baby

 

The kids kept coming!

 
   
   

 

A little hammock time on POPP's boat

 

Worship time at POPPYS house

   

 

 

Christmas Dinner at POPPYS

   
   
 

 

   
   

 

Kevin ringing the "door bell" at the

Borah Village

 

Stefanie Challenging the Borahs to war.

Darla...the kid magnet!

 
 

 

Candy speaks volumes

 

 

Vivian is the youngest resident of

POPPYS house.

 

The group delivering another food basket

to a family of our former residence

            of POPPYS house.

 
   

Benji (our dental student) enjoying the

Christmas Story.

   
   
   
   
 

 

Joe drives a hard bargain at the Borahs

 

 

Allergies

NIce boots!

Jay looking for piranhas

   
 

 

Cody, Jay and Martha during a night swim

off the Amazon

 

   

 

Uncle Paul

 
   
   
 

 

Vivian's biggest fan!

Now that is a salad

These guys are more than awesome!

This is Breanna from Spokane and

Jessica from Southern University

A little volunteer dish washing

Marcos, sporting his newly handcrafted

                   flip flops

Devin, Ready to do SOMETHING!

Kevin, thinking of a new way to torture Derek

 

 

Next!

 

Let the painting begin

 

 

Some pre-clinic checkups by Dr. Joe

 

 

Dana stole Vivian from Leo and she

is delighted with herself.

 
   
 

 

Paul praying a Christmas blessing on another

family

 

Two chiefs?

 

 

Mother and daughter, striking a pose

 

POPPYS kids and staff, chowing down

   
 

 

Lamas mean we are now in Cusco

   
   
   
   
   
 

 

Nobody in this picture throwing up from the

altitude! That is a GOOD thing!

 

A little extra oxygen at these altitudes

never hurt a thing

 

 

Machu Picchu even makes Paul look good!

 

 

The McElroy family above Machu Picchu

 

The Milholm family also enjoying the seventh

wonder of the world

   
 

 

Somewhere over the

Rainbow (Above Agua Caliente)

 

This could very well be one of the

original residents of Machu Picchu

 
 Stefanie, having a Kodak moment

 

 

Right: Paul and his Godson, Brian

 

Below: two families from the Cusco area

that have benefited from POPP's economic

development projects