“Please, doctor, do what you can,” was the cry of this 31-year-old woman, eyes full of tears and an incision leaking abdominal fluid. 22 weeks into her pregnancy, the woman had delivered prematurely, but the placenta wouldn’t budge. Surgeons at another hospital had taken her to the operating room for a hysterectomy with 13 units…Read More
Dr. Liliani Olodi from Arusha, Tanzania, is a first-year surgical resident at Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre. She started the program in January of 2023 and has spent her first months in training getting hands-on experience in patient evaluation and surgical procedures. Dr. Olodi may be in the initial stages of her surgical training, but she…Read More
This tiny premature baby was born at 33 weeks’ gestation. She and her mom were referred to Bongolo Hospital in Gabon, Africa because she has a developmental malformation called laparoschisis, where her intestines were coming out through a rare defect in her belly wall. The little one was immediately operated on by teammates of grant…Read More
Read Part 1 Read Part 2 PART 3: Addressing the Crisis of Sustainability “I would hear their stories, and I couldn’t help but ask myself, am I doing the very best that I can with MedSend’s relationships and resources to take care of this person, to set them up to have the best…Read More
Read Part 1 PART 2: The Global Listening Tour Leads to a New Program “This isn’t about building capacity. This is about investing in individuals who want to deliver compassionate care to their own people in the name of Jesus.” In the beginning, MedSend had been what CEO Rick Allen affectionately calls…Read More
5 years ago, MedSend grant recipient Michelle Y. and her team suffered a complicated infectious outbreak in their overcrowded NICU, resulting in many neonatal deaths. It was an exceedingly grim time for the doctors and staff in their East African hospital, not to mention the grieving families. “One of the moments that sticks in my…Read More
National Scholar Dr. Estifanos Bafa Babulo grew up in southern Ethiopia in a Christian family who loved and followed Jesus. His family was amazed by his promise at an early age to dedicate his life to serving God. As a child and teenager, Estifanos spent his time making friends with many in his community, using…Read More
Grant recipient Dr. Geoff Moses recently returned from a large medical outreach north of where he serves in West Africa. He and his team poured out the love of Christ, and by God’s grace were able to see about 1000 patients in just over 2 days. The specific village they served was without known gospel…Read More
Thank you to all who have given the gift of hope through financially supporting MedSend so far this year! Watch the video below to hear a special message of gratitude from a few of our incredible National Scholars. You still have a chance to make an impact around the world. Just $35 keeps a healthcare…Read More
Post written by Rachel B., in a report from the field “May* arrived on the female ward as the skinniest person I have ever seen,” remembers Rachel. The exception was May’s abdomen. It was stretched to the point that it might surely burst—as if she were pregnant, far beyond the point of delivery. Rachel B.,…Read More
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There are approximately 7,000 unreached people groups across the world today. This means that within these groups, there is no Christian community strong enough to evangelize without help.
Approximately 5,940 of these unreached groups are within the 10/40 window. The 10/40 window stretches across three continents, and is a region where approximately 4.5 billion people live. Of that population, 3.04 billion are a part of the unreached people groups.
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