Countries We Visit

Ethiopia,

Ethiopia, Africa

The Touching Hands team has visited Ethiopia in 2017, 2016 and 2015.

Ghana,

Ghana, Africa

Kumasi is the capital city of the Ashanti Region, which is in southern Ghana, and is the second largest city in Ghana. The first Touching Hands-funded mission in Ghana will take place in 2019. Learn more.

Cambodia,

Cambodia, Asia

The Touching Hands team visited Cambodia for the first time in 2016.

Vietnam,

Vietnam, Asia

The Touching Hands team visited Vietnam for the first time in 2017.

Haiti,

Haiti, Caribbean

The Touching Hands team has visited Haiti in 2017, 2016 and 2015.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines,

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Caribbean

The Touching Hands team visited St. Vincent's for the first time in 2016.

Trinidad and Tobago,

Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean

The Touching Hands team has visited Trinidad in 2015 and 2016.

Guatemala,

Guatemala, Central America

The Touching Hands team visited Guatemala for the first time in 2016.

Honduras,

Honduras, Central America

San Pedro Sula is a city in northwestern Honduras in Central America. It is an industrial hub in which clothing, animal feed, textiles, beer, soap and many more products are produced. Touching Hands began visiting Honduras in 2014, and volunteers typically make two trips annually, one in the spring and one in late fall. Learn more.

Nicaragua,

Nicaragua, Central America

The Touching Hands team will visit Nicaragua for the first time in 2019.

USA,

USA, North America

"Hand Days" are one-day missions in cities around the United States, hosted by a local surgeon, during which Touching Hands volunteers provide free hand surgery and hand therapy to local patients in need. The first domestic mission took place in Atlanta, Georgia in 2016.

Bolivia,

Bolivia, South America

The Touching Hands team has visited Bolivia in 2017, 2016 and 2015.

Nepal,

Nepal, South Asia

Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal with a population of 1.5 million, making it the largest metropolis in Nepal. Touching Hands visited Nepal for the first time in 2018 during which the team created a permanent WALANT room at the hospital. Learn more.