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“We are able to be here, caring for others, because of you.” 

April 22, 2024

MedSend Grant Recipient GL and her husband, MedSend Alum JL, serve in a closed Asian country providing medical care and sharing the love of Jesus in areas with severe lack of access to both. They focus their ministry on rural communities that are typically resistant to the Gospel. Recently, GL shared two experiences on the…

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Improving Access to Healthcare in Niger

April 8, 2024

Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world with 2/3 of the population living below the poverty line. Frequent political violence and an inadequate national healthcare system make access to effective medical care out of reach for most. But, due to the compassionate financial support of healthcare missions from our donors, increasing numbers…

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“MedSend donors made this all possible!”- Dr. Chelsea Shikuku

March 25, 2024

Thanks to MedSend’s compassionate family of donors, National Scholar Dr. Chelsea Shikuku received advanced training and graduated from her surgical residency program this past December. She has shown tremendous growth in both clinical and leadership skills as she is very hardworking, empathetic, articulate, and a leader to the junior residents.   “Dr. Shikuku is an excellent…

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Gerard’s Story

February 19, 2024

One night, while Grant Recipient Dr. Theodore John was on call at Kibuye Hope Hospital in Burundi, a man named Gerard was in a car accident. Gerard had multiple injuries which required immediate surgery. In most other parts of Burundi where there are no surgeons and limited access to care, he would have surely succumbed…

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Practical Help and Spiritual Hope

January 15, 2024

In the front row of the training sat five Toposa men from the region of Narmopus, a little village that stares at a huge plateau where cattle are grazed in the dry season. It is remote, even for South Sudan, and when it rains vehicles can’t move because of the mud.  The only time MedSend…

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“In this world, I’ve never met a doctor like you.”

January 8, 2024

“Blessed be the Lord for His daily transformation of my life through MedSend. I’m very, very grateful for all your hard work for my support. It is for me, for nations, for Africa, for generations, for God’s glory be to Him forever and ever.” This heartfelt message comes from Galmi Hospital in Niger where MedSend…

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Treating Trauma in Children

December 18, 2023

MedSend grant recipient Samantha Lang-Kettle* never thought she wanted to work with children. There are unique challenges to working with children, in any capacity. Yet over her years as a trauma therapist serving in difficult and sometimes dangerous countries, the Lord keeps bringing children across her path.     An Opportunity “Recently I met a…

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Lifelong Global Impact

December 11, 2023

In April of 2023, MedSend celebrated 30 years of ministry in healthcare missions at Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC. One of our special guests and featured speakers was Dr. Boaz Niyinyumva, a National Scholar family medicine graduate from Burundi who is doing incredible work transforming the healthcare system in his home country.  “[Healthcare…

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“The impact of MedSend is evident in every patient I treat.”

November 27, 2023

Meet Dr. Grace Macharia Dr. Grace Macharia, a Family Medicine resident and National Scholar in her first year at Chogoria Mission Hospital has always been passionate about providing comprehensive patient care. Initially, she was drawn to the field of Psychiatry. As she explored different specialties, she was captivated by the blend of Internal Medicine, Anesthesia,…

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Grant Recipient Impact in a Closed Country

November 13, 2023

Many MedSend grant recipients serve in closed countries where they risk their safety by speaking the name of Jesus. The faith and courage they display as they deliver compassionate, whole-person care while sharing their faith is inspiring. DT*, a MedSend grant recipient serving in a closed country, shared with us about a recent experience she…

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