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Time for Healing: Maua Methodist Hospital Tour (Part 3 of 3)

Our tour of the hospital continued on that Sunday afternoon we visited. We saw the various projects teams were helping with- including improving the nurse and staff housing. There are always many projects needing to be done at Maua Methodist Hospital and it's amazing to see how the gifts of visitors or locals are put… Continue reading Time for Healing: Maua Methodist Hospital Tour (Part 3 of 3)

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Time to Deworm: Good Sheperd and Devoted Academies

Each school that we dewormed on Tuesday and Friday brought more beautiful children and wonderful moments. Instead of describing them in words, I thought I'd use the pictures. These are pictures of Good Sheperd and Devoted Academy Schools. We dewormed them on Tuesday morning after deworming Uraa (previous post). Good Sheperd Academy - Private School.… Continue reading Time to Deworm: Good Sheperd and Devoted Academies

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Time for Access: Tour of Maua Methodist Hospital (Part 2 of 3)

After posting "Part 1 of the Series" I realized I omitted something important: the check-in process at the hospital! Maua Methodist Hospital (MMH) does not deny entrance to anyone who comes through those gates. Patients enter,are greeted at reception, and then directed appropriately. There is a large sign detailing hours and costs for services. Each… Continue reading Time for Access: Tour of Maua Methodist Hospital (Part 2 of 3)

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Time for Trash: Burn It? Toss It? Ignore It?

Infrastructure, or the lack of infrastructure, is a major issue in many parts of Kenya, and Maua is no exception. For example, the issue of garbage is a problem facing the residents of Kenya. We noticed quite a bit of garbage along the streets and in yards. The garbage in the villages was abundant. No… Continue reading Time for Trash: Burn It? Toss It? Ignore It?