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May 14, 2024

MedSend has helped medical missionaries go to the field for over 30 years —and now we help keep them there by providing grants to access the spiritual, professional and relational support they need to thrive on the field.     “It’s hard to find the words to adequately express what my MedSend grant has meant to…

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Love > Fear: How One Grant Recipient’s Ministry is Saving Mothers and Babies in a War-torn Country

May 6, 2024

It’s unthinkable.  There are places around the world right now where expectant mothers travel for days in a canoe in desperate search of medical help for their failing pregnancies. Their bodies racked with pain, their health threatened, and their unborn babies in danger, their only option is to risk their lives and set out on…

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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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Dentist Combats Malnutrition Through Oral Health in Peru

March 11, 2024

“He doesn’t like to eat; he says it hurts too much.”    As MedSend alumna Erin Connally, DDS, looked into young Javier’s* mouth, she at once spotted the culprit behind his mother’s statement. All his primary (baby) molars and upper front teeth were abscessed. She glanced at his chart and noticed his weight was significantly…

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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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