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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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“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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“I have gained a sister.”

October 23, 2023

“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…

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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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“God is ready to intervene in our patients’ lives.”

September 4, 2023

Laurie, a MedSend grant recipient and physical therapist serving in Southeast Asia, asks for your prayers over her and her patients. Laurie recently realized she was hesitant to pray with some of her patients, not sure how it would be received. The local community, while not hostile to Christianity, is not very open. Convicted that…

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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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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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