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Hope for a Mother and Baby in the Jungles of Africa

October 2, 2023

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…

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Baby Rosita Update

September 18, 2023

Last December we introduced you to Baby Rosita and grant recipient Amie Bockstahler, RN, serving in Guatemala. Baby Rosita was born with a cleft lip and palate and was not able to eat and gain weight when Amie met her and her family.  Read her story HERE  Amie recently reached out to MedSend with an…

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National Scholar Becomes Chief Resident

August 28, 2023

Dr.S, a National Scholar and family medicine resident at Mercy Medical Center in Cambodia, is a rare fourth-generation Christ follower in his country. He speaks five languages. His supervisors say he is “one of the most academically gifted residents we have ever had and is extremely compassionate and gentle with his patients.”     Growing…

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Restoring Sight in Honduras

August 7, 2023

Imagine how powerful it is when healthcare missionaries can bring scripture to life for their patients as they are used by God to restore health, relieve pain, and even bring sight to the blind. That is the impact our grant recipients and National Scholars can bring to low-resource communities.  Dr. Valerie Colby, a MedSend Alumni…

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Redemption in the NICU

July 24, 2023

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…

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A Lifechanging Experience

July 17, 2023

MedSend is incredibly blessed to come alongside our grant recipients to support their spiritual, relational and professional well-being on the mission field. We want to share with you some of the encouraging feedback we’ve already received regarding MedRefresh, a feature of The Longevity Project, a ministry of MedSend.    “We [had] these incredible sessions, which…

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Dr. Estifanos Bafa Babulo Thanks MedSend Donors

July 10, 2023

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…

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Medicine or Prayer?

July 3, 2023

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…

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Update in Burundi!

June 26, 2023

When the MedSend board envisioned and launched our National Scholars program less than a decade ago, we prayed for these four distinct outcomes:  Increase the number of highly trained and qualified doctors in the regions we support  The newly trained national doctors would stay in areas of high need and deliver medicine to their people …

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National Scholar Brings HOPE to Mental Health Crisis in Kenya

June 22, 2023

“The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” Psalm 34:18  -Theme verse of the Lights of Hope Mental Health Center at AIC Litein Hospital, Litein, Kenya    Kenya’s Mental Health Crisis “Today we officially dedicate the AIC Litein Hospital [Lights of Hope Mental Health Center] to be a…

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