THE WU PROJECT FIRST MISSION
San Cristóbal de Las Casas
The results, though, were overwhelmingly positive
To initiate and complete Phase 1 training in Chiapa Mexico.
Total days 10
- 2 days of travel time
- 2 days for organising classroom and materials
- 6 days of training, this includes theoretical, practical and student clinic
To train a number of established health practitioners as well as some newcomers, selected from different communities in the state of Chiapas
Acumarket, LhasaOm and Asiamed donated acupuncture supplies. We also received a small amount of money donations. For this mission, we did not carry out a full fund rising campaign but relayed on personal connections to raise the funds.
The Wu Project Team
Acupuncturists Maria Romero and Dr Alicia Villamarin
Marcela Lucena AP, Lisa Nalven Photographer.
Juan, Elena y Maria
The local coordinators helped with the local logistics, choose and invited the students and arranged for the venue where the classes were being held. We did our own international travel arrangements. The volunteers covered the total of their own expenses plus travel insurance.