community has granted him various recognition including Man of the year. Jeff passion in life is to leave a legacy of service to his family. He has been Team Leader for surgical groups to Asia and Latin America, but his heart was won by the children of Honduras. The lack of a surgical center was the beginning of a dream that has developed into the Rice Foundation. Today his dream is a reality, "We are able to better meet the medical, surgical, physical and spiritual needs of the people in Honduras."

For the last 6 years she has been providing anesthesia services for the medical missions to Honduras and Vietnam.  She has four sons and five grandchildren, and with her husband are blessed to have their children involved with the work of Rice Foundation. 


Born and raised in Honduras.

He earned a Fulbright 

Scholarship and moved to the U.S., where pursued a degree

in Business Administration with a Specialty in Banking and Finance. 

Jeff built his Oral Maxillo-Facial Practice in DuBois, PA and has done mission trips for the last 14 years. His Christian testimony, philanthropic work and

contribution to his

Ricardo then held various positions as CEO, banker, and university professor before committing to working with relief organizations. He began leading mission trips as a youth leader for the Central American Mission in 1988. In the last 13 years, he not only helped found the Rice Foundation, but also founded and led many medical relief organizations—including serving seven years as the Executive Director for Global Health Outreach in Central America. To date, he has participated in over 200 mission trips in several countries. His passion is the development and empowerment of national leaders among third world countries.

 

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 She worked for 25 years in  the community hospital in DuBois, PA as a nurse. She went to anesthesia school and now provide anesthesia services for the hospital. 


 


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Interested in serving with us in Honduras? Have questions about what we do, or how you can give your time, creativity, or money to share the gospel and join in God's redemption work in Honduras? Visit our "Ministries" page for more information.

We are committed to the Evangelization of the lost, and the empowerment and unity of the Body of Christ through Education, Leadership Training, Medical and Dental Relief, and Clean Water. Visit our "Who We Are" page to learn more about who we are and what we do.

Are you thinking on going on a Mission Trip?This is a great opportunity!

We are in great need of Two (2) Physicians, Two (2) Nurses, One (1) Pharmacist and two (2) Logistic Volunteers for our October 22  - 29 2016 Mission Trip to Copan Ruinas, Copan, Honduras.

Apply today and join us!!!

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Ricardo Castro, Director

Office: (972) 752-7990

Mobile: (469) 939-6825

Fax: (972) 767-0064


Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 541867

Grand Prairie TX 75054


For UPS and FedEx:

201 Trevino Ct

Mansfield TX 76063








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