Visitors should bring copies of all healthcare profession licenses, diplomas, or certifications. A carry-on bag should be packed that contains essentials items just in case one’s luggage becomes lost. Bring clothes appropriate for the weather.


  • Above all, please bring: A Great Attitude!
  • Documentation: passport, small English/Spanish dictionary
  • Cash: for sodas, snacks, postcards
  • Clothing: sun hat, sunglasses, swimsuit and towel, hooded poncho and/or umbrella for rain and boat travel, comfortable work shoes, sandals and flip flops for the shower.
  • Hygiene: all toiletry products that will be needed, wash cloth and towel, sunscreen/sun block, bug repellant for clothing and skin
  • Electronics: camera/batteries, laptop, and ipad (3G available but may require a visit to the TIGO office in La Ceiba first to configure), flashlight/batteries
  • Do not bring: cigarettes or alcohol, tight clothing, or short shorts.