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Meet National Scholar, Dr. Noel Ndayisenge

October 6, 2022

Noel Ndayisenge is a MedSend National Scholar from Burundi. He is a 5th year resident at SIM Galmi Hospital in Niger. Dr. Ndayisenge is grateful for the MedSend scholarship that makes it possible for him to receive training. “I am coming from Burundi, one of the most under­ served areas in the world in terms…

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Dr. Audry Banza Shares an Experience

October 1, 2022

MedSend National Scholar Dr. Audry Banza recently shared a story about a patient he received one night, crying in pain and shock. He immediately recognized her Cameroonian accent because he had grown up there himself. She said, “Doctor, please, help me. I was found under a car after the accident. I thought I was dead.…

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Meet National Scholar, Dr. Audrey Banza

September 30, 2022

Dr. Audrey Banza, a MedSend National Scholar from the Democratic Republic of Congo, is grateful for the MedSend scholarship that makes it possible for him to receive training. Dr. Banza is serving at SIM Galmi Hospital, Niger in the General Surgery program. “It is a pleasure to express my gratitude for your generous financial support…

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Meet Dr. Rachel McLaughlin, an OB-GYN serving in Burundi, East Africa

September 14, 2022

Dr. Rachel McLaughlin is an OB-GYN serving in Burundi, East Africa. Her team is working to develop the hospital to be a training institute for medical students while also increasing the quality of medical care available to Burundians. Transcript available below the video. My name is Rachel McGlaughlin and I’m an OB-GYN. I work in Burundi, East Africa.…

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Meet the Doctor Transforming Mothers’ Lives

July 13, 2022

In southern Africa, many women have birth-related injuries but cannot get the treatment they need because they live too far from hospitals with emergency obstetrics. They can experience incontinence, infection, and a great deal of pain. The stigma around it leads to depression and social ostracism. At Kalukembe Hospital MedSend supported OB-GYN Dr. Priscila Cummings…

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JR: MedSend Brings Hope to Children and Families in Difficult Places

June 29, 2022

JR is a healthcare worker serving in a country where it is not safe to publicly profess to be a Christian. Hear her share how the trajectory of one child’s life was forever changed because JR, a Christian medical professional, was able to treat her. Transcript available below the video. “MedSend is helping me be…

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Eli Horn: MedSend Removes Barriers, Offers Hope and Invests in the Future

June 23, 2022

Dr. Eli Horn is a MedSend supported family medicine physician serving at Chogoria Hospital in Kenya. Listen as Eli shares how supporting MedSend helps missionary doctors go to the field sooner and stay longer, bringing hope to the most vulnerable around the world.  Transcript available below the video.   “My name is Eli Horn, I’m…

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Update from MedSend Grant Recipient Catherine Hodge: From Malawi to Ukraine

May 12, 2022

Dr. Catherine Hodge is a MedSend supported medical missionary serving in Malawai, Africa. Up until three and a half weeks ago, Dr. Catherine Hodge had no thoughts of going to Ukraine. Unlike other disaster relief trips which attend to events like hurricane or earthquakes, Ukraine was and is an active war site. But everything changed…

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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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How Your Generosity is Helping the Blind to See in Gabon, Africa

February 2, 2022

Dr. Wendy Hofman, a missionary ophthalmologist, and her husband Eric have been serving at Bongolo Hospital since 2009. The eye ministry there serves the people of Gabon and, through their ophthalmology residency program, trains African doctors that can be part of the solution for the future of eye care in Africa.   The eye care need…

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