My work with the poor and the incarcerated has persuaded me that the opposite of poverty is not wealth; the opposite of poverty is justice. Finally I've come to believe that the true measure of our commitment to the rule of law, fairness, and equality cannot be measured by how we treat the rich, the powerful, the privileged, and the respected among us. The true measure of our character is how we treat the poor, the disfavored, the accused, the incarcerated, and the condemned.

Bryan Stevenson

Bryan Stevenson

Author of "Just Mercy"



August 15, 2015

Ngo Borders in El Salvador

Ngo Borders’ 15th dental mission trip was to El Cuco, El Salvador. We worked with Dr. John Leland from San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Leland built a home and mobile dental unit in the small town of El Cuco and hosts small mission teams a couple times a year to help the underserved population. Our team traveled from Florida with a crew of 3 dentists and 4 assistants.

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July 16, 2015

Saving the World, One Tooth at a Time

It was in 2006 that as a first year dental student, I had wild dreams of “saving the world, one tooth at a time.” When I first heard of a dental mission opportunity, I didn’t just jump on it… I leaped and it completely changed my life.

Three years later, my dentist siblings and I started a non-profit called N.G.O. Healthcare where we brought N.G.O. Healthcare where there was NO healthcare. (Ngo is our family name and pronounced “No”). Since then, we have completed 14 international missions to Vietnam, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Peru, South Africa, Nicaragua, Jamaica, Antigua, Brazil, Haiti and China.

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