Category Archive for: Mission Trip

UNICA and IMAHelps Collaboration

by Andrea Kemmerrer

Jeff Crider, the IMAHelps communication director, traveled along with Alvaro Molina, a Nicaraguan attorney and legal counsel for IMAHelps, to Nicaragua. They formalized our plans to base the mobile dental clinic at the university in Nicaragua, UNICA. Crider and Gutierrez met with the University Director, Dr. Francisco Hiram Otero Pravia, and other officials representing the…



Fernando Band of Mission Indians

by Andrea Kemmerrer

The dental clinic will now be serving domestically! The mobile dental clinic designed and built by Engineering Smiles will now serve the Fernando Band of Mission Indians in San Fernando, California!  The Engineering Smiles’ Team Manager Sara Mantlik recently met with the Tribal President Rudy Ortega and the other Tribal leaders to discuss the details!…



Zacatecoluca, El Salvador IMAHelps 2015 Mission Trip

by The Engineering Smiles Team

I (Sara Mantlik, project manager) had the amazing opportunity of accompanying IMAHelps on their 2015 medical/ dental mission trip. Although I volunteered in registration during my time in Zacatecoluca, El Salvador, I was able to see the make shift dental rooms and get valuable feedback from the volunteers on the mobile unit designs. On the first day of the mission…