Cape Cares

P.O. Box 709
Rockland, MA 02370
Religious Affiliation: None
Contact: Valerie Baccinelli
Phone: 508.631.4848
Mission: Provides free medical and dental care to the underserved people in three rural Honduran villages. Three visits are made to each village each year in order to offer a continuity of care for these people.


Program Type: Delivery of Care
Program Name: Cape Cares
Countries/Regions Served: Honduras
Duration: 1 week
Recruited Personnel: Dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, dental students, physicians, physicians assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and translators
Language Requirements: None; Spanish helpful
Accommodations: Dormitory-like housing within the villages; degree of ruggedness varies by site
Materials Needed: Some dental supplies are always appreciated
Female dentist examining small boy Dentist with girl on lap reaching over to look in small boys mouth Photo of dental volunteer checking a child's mouth while another child observes Photo of two volunteers providing care to a child in a clinic Dentist and assistant prepping patient