Limon Aid is a non-profit
organization that was started when Dr. Susan Caldwell first went on a medical
mission trip to Limon, a small village on the Honduran coast. She fell in love
with the village and began to work to make life in the poverty-stricken village
safer and healthier for the people there.
Though the primary purpose
has been to provide medical care, medications, and health education through the
clinic in Limon started by the Carolina
Honduras Health Foundation, it became obvious that the needs of
Limon were far greater than health care.
undertaken, including getting clean water to a very poor part of the village,
building public restrooms, working with local midwives, helping the local soup
kitchen, helping with the orphanage, and many others. The
organization also assisted in Haiti after the devastating earthquake there in
a municipality in
the department of Colón in Honduras with a large
population of Garifuna people. It is located on the Caribbean coast on the
northern border of Honduras.