Offering Medical & Spiritual Restoration to the Needy in Guatemala
About Medical Missions Ministries
Medical Missions Ministries was started in 1987 by Hermann Alb and his wife, Linda, to spread the gospel and plant churches through medical care to the rural poor in Guatemala. Beginning with only an old Toyota Corolla and a handful of medicines, God has blessed this ministry richly.
Today, we send 30+ short-term U.S. teams (from 15 U.S. churches/nonprofits) per year to assist in approximately 100 medical clinics through a network of multi-denominational churches. We have 15 full-time staff in Guatemala and a ministry center that sleeps 50 people. We have started micro-enterprise business training through Business Partners International (“BPI”), teacher/principal education clinics, pastors’ conferences, youth conferences, skills workshops (welding and sewing) and food for the poor programs we have adopted 6 communities where we are giving micronutrients to about 250 women.
We are training what we call Health Guardians to teach others in their villages to help prevent sickness. We also partner with churches who come to build homes. We are assisting in mobilizing the Guatemalan church to become a mission-minded church. None of this could have been possible without our amazing team!