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Local volunteer returns to El Salvador to lend a hand

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Pleasant Homes co-owner and Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce President Simon Boersma leaves for El Salvador July 8 on a humanitarian trip. The journey is his sixth trip with the Flying Doctors of Canada, a non-governmental, non-profit registered charity made up of general volunteers, doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers, each committed to helping those most in need. Boersma is part of a group that will spend 10 days in the Central America nation seeing patients, teaching them how to build special stoves, and making a significant contribution to the local economy while they are there… […]

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Local volunteer off to lend a hand in El Salvador

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Pleasant Homes co-owner and Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce President Simon Boersma left for El Salvador July 8 to continue the humanitarian work he began at the age of 18 when he began smuggling bibles behind the wall in Eastern Europe.

Today Boersma continues his humanitarian work as part of the Flying Doctors of Canada, a non-governmental, non-profit registered charity made up of general volunteers, doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers, each committed to helping those most in need… […]