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MedSend Sends Additional Surgeons to CURE Hospitals

May 23, 2022

One of the greatest challenges facing the 400 million children in Africa is a critical shortage of trained medical professionals. The lack of access to care forces parents to delay medical care and/or seek dangerous medical alternatives to their children’s ailments. Increasing the medical capacity at every level of the medical community is essential if…

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Baby Warrior’s Story

May 11, 2022

Imagine being pregnant with not your second, third, or fourth child, but your tenth. Imagine going into pre-term labor and living nowhere near a hospital that can provide adequate emergency obstetrics care. You are referred to a hospital ten hours away. You finally arrive. An emergency c-section is required. You hemorrhage badly, barely surviving. Your…

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MedSend to the World: Michelle Kiprop on Going Sooner and Staying Longer

March 3, 2022

Michelle Kiprop is a Family Nurse Practitioner serving in Kenya. Hear firsthand how support from MedSend has made it possible for her to go to the mission field sooner and has helped make her work sustainable for the long-term. Transcript available below the video.   “I’m serving with Hope Matters International and we are located…

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2021 MedSend Live Annual Report and 2022 Ministry Update

February 17, 2022

In early February, MedSend CEO Rick Allen sat down to talk with the MedSend community about what happened in the ministry over the last year and where God is moving in 2022. You can find the downloadable annual report here. If you missed the fireside chat with Rick, catch up on it by viewing the…

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Thank You to 2021 Donors

January 26, 2022

Happy New Year! There is a lot to look forward to in the ministry of MedSend in 2022, but first we want to thank our donors for all you made possible in 2021. Take a moment to see the impact of your generosity in this 60-second video. From Chicago to Western Africa, our generous supporters…

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Happy Mother’s Day to Superhero Missionary Moms

May 7, 2021

Mother’s Day is on the horizon, and we’re set to celebrate all that mothers do. Mothers are known for the many hats that they wear; many easily qualify for the title of “SuperMom.” I know mine sure does. Today, I want to tell you about some superhero Moms who are serving on the mission field.…

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Medical Missionaries Train African Doctors for Africa

April 30, 2021

Drs. David and Krichele Jeffcoach have been living and serving in Ethiopia for two years with their three children – Vivienne, Bruce, and Clara. David is a Trauma and Critical Care Surgeon who trains Ethiopian Nationals to become surgeons through the Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons. Krichele is a Physician Assistant who also holds…

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Medical Missionary in Honduras: “We See You. We’re Here, and We Will Help”

April 16, 2021

Dr. Judith Blumhofer is a pediatrician, medical missionary, and MedSend grant recipient who has been serving in Honduras for nine years now through Christian Health Services Corp. She is affiliated with Hospital Loma de Luz. Translated, this means “Light on a Hill.” The facility consists of a hospital, bilingual school, and children’s ministry. The footnote…

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Meet a MedSend National Scholar: Dr. Sheila Sisela

April 12, 2021
Dr. Shiela Sisela

During the month of March, we’re featuring several MedSend Grant Recipients and National Scholars working in family practice medicine.  Scripture tells us “let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap if we do not give up.” (Galatians 6:9). As followers of Christ, it’s up to each of us to…

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Meet a MedSend Alumna: Ophthalmologist Wendy Hofman

March 19, 2021
Dr. Wendy Hofman Ophthalmologist

Christian ophthalmology missionaries help bring hope to communities around the world by improving both physical and spiritual sight. “The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy[a] are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor.” Matthew 11:5 In the United States, eye care is…

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