Category Archives: Charity

Community | ReSound Donates Hearing Aids to Kenya Hospital

AIC Kijabe Hospital in Kenya is a non-profit, faith-based hospital with a staff of over 700 people, including many international volunteers. The hospital’s goal is to provide compassionate healthcare regardless of the patients’ ability to pay for the services. The … Continue reading

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Community | HearCare Connection Mission in Amman, Jordan

ReSound donated hearing aids to HearCare Connection, a non-profit hearing center providing care for low-income and under-served individuals, as a part of their recent mission trip to Amman, Jordan. During the mission trip, HearCare Connection visited three different refugee camps … Continue reading

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Hearing Loss Around the World

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that more than 5% of the World’s population (360 million) has disabling hearing loss. Latin American and the Caribbean account for 9% of global hearing loss, but the highest prevalence is found in the … Continue reading

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ReSound helps Oklahoma mother repay the doctor who saved her son’s life

Like any mom, Courtney Allen would do anything for her 14-month-old son, Caysen. Thankfully, her son’s doctor was willing to do the same. When Caysen was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome; only the right half of his heart properly … Continue reading

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Community | Auburn Audiology Mission in Guatemala

The Auburn University Audiology Outreach Program recently concluded its annual mission trip to Guatemala. First year doctoral students, Meaghan, Ali, Cyndey and Kelsey, and three audiologists, Dr. Kelli Watts, Dr. Bess Weeks and Dr. Sandra Clark-Lewis, spent five days fitting … Continue reading

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Community | Mission Trip to Antigua

Next month, the Audiology department at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) will make its fourth trip to Antigua, Guatemala, to provide donated ReSound hearing aids to local residents with hearing loss. In Guatemala, 75% of the population is … Continue reading

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Community | Tears of Joy at Orlando Mission

Last month, ReSound participated in the 25th Help America Hear mission to provide hearing aids to individuals pre-selected as “in need.”  The “Mission to Rediscover Sound” took place on March 25 in Orlando, FL, where audiologists from all around the … Continue reading

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ReSound Donates Hearing Aids to Malawi Mission Trip

Hearing for Humanity is a program at Arizona State University with the mission of providing sustainable humanitarian audiological and rehabilitative services in Malawi, Africa. In June 2013, Hearing for Humanity returned to Malawi for the 3rd time to provide humanitarian … Continue reading

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Denver Audiologist Gives the Gift of Hearing in Mexico

Dr. Ashley Huerta, a Clinical Audiologist at Denver Ear Associates, participated in a November mission trip to Comitan, Mexico through the Colorado Neurological Institute (CNI) World Hearing Network.  Comitan is the fourth largest city in Mexico near the Mexico and … Continue reading

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Audiologist Helps Children Hear in Burkina Faso

Dr. Martha Takata, Audiologist at Chears Audiology in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, volunteered on a hearing mission trip this January in Burkina Faso, a land-locked country located in western Africa.  Dr. Takata volunteered in one of the poorest districts of … Continue reading

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