The Mayor of Curahuasi and Dr. John had to travel to Cuzco and even to Lima several times in order to get a private telephone line. Since last Friday building progress in Peru can be coordinated with PR work in Germany. City Hall technicians officially opened the line in the John family´s office.
Construction on the hospital is foreshadowed by other events – an Indian family has opened a small grocery store next to the hospital in anticipation of future custom. The mission hospital will no doubt give a considerable boost to the local infrastructure.