Thank You List
The third shipment is ready for transport to Afghanistan. The shipment has 220 boxes, containing clothes,
shoes, linen, household items and books. There are also 2 incubators, exam tables, Emergency Room beds, an
operating room table and many smaller medical supplies included into this shipment. The shipment consists
of 20 palettes, weighing about 18,000 lb.
Dr. Ron and Rita Iverson once again made the trip to southern Mexico to work with Dr. Ferrera. Dr. Ferrera
is no longer working within the Red Cross clinic, which has closed. He had opened a new clinic near his
The second shipment to Afghanistan contained 242 boxes, each 4.5 cubic feet, with clothes, shoes, blankets,
books and household items. Also shipped were 11 hospital beds, 2 gurneys and other hospital equipment. The
shipment left for Warren Air Force base in Cheyenne on Aug.29, 2005 and arrived several weeks later in
Bagram, Afghanistan. Dr. Foushanji picked up the donations and took them to Kabul. From there the items were
distributed to the poor of Kabul and the province of Logar. The hospital beds and linen went to Logar, along
with some clothing and shoes for the poor. Dr. Foushanji estimated that this shipment will keep anywhere
from 550 to 600 families warm during the winter of 2005/2006.
The second shipment to Afghanistan has been packaged and sent. A special thank you to all those that helped
with the loading of the shipment.
March - May, 2005
President Rita Iverson spent 6 weeks in Afgahnistan. While there, Dr. Foushanji was her guide as she
traveled through Kabul, Mazar-E-Sharif, the province of Logar, and the Panjshir Valley. During her travels
through the country she was able to meet with many people and better understand the needs of the country.
Isabella's Little Miracle's became an official non-profit organization.
The shipment took approximately 6 weeks and arrived in Kabul on December 4, 2004. It would have been
Isabella's 9th Birthday. Dr. Foushanji and other volunteers worked diligently to package all the donations
into bundles to give to the needy.
President Rita Iverson and her husband, Dr. Ron Iverson, made the long trek to Chiapas, Mexico to visit the
Red Cross Clinic run by Dr. Jesus Ferrera. They were able to see the room specially built for the incubator
donated by Wyoming Medical Center for the infants in there area. They were able to help during the surgical
procedures and learned about the needs of the community.
The first shipment of donations, 123 boxes and miscellaneous items, were taken to F.E. Warren Air Force base
in Cheyenne destined for Kabul, Afghanistan.