September Update

Dear SAHARA Project Supporters, We thank you for keeping us in your thoughts and prayers these past several months. The SAHARA Project board has been spread across the globe this summer pursuing our career goals in medicine, developmental economics, and community health. We would like to share a brief summary of our summers as well […]

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Schaeffer Academy: Day 1 (Monday)

by David Holmes  (Elementary questions will be taken from the bold sections, secondary questions from the whole passage.)  For three summers now, my family has visited Tenwek Hospital in Bomet, Kenya. I had the opportunity to work both in the hospital itself with several of the missionary doctors and to visit some of the surrounding […]

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The Story of Tenwek

  Tenwek is a missionary hospital that began in 1937 as a single-nurse dispensary. Tenwek has now grown to a 260-bed hospital and training center with five operating rooms. In 2010, the hospital treated 120,000 outpatients, 14,000 inpatients, and performed over 3,000 major surgeries. Tenwek Hospital is well equipped compared to the poor neighboring villages.   […]

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Last Week at Tenwek

My final week at Tenwek Hospital continued to be an unforgettable experience.  I was exposed to a large spectrum of medical cases that deepened my desire to pursue orthopedics, but also introduced me to other fascinating fields of medicine.  This in itself would have caused me to classify this week as “incredible.” However, due to […]

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