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Taking Care of Widows and Orphans in their Time of Distress

May 30, 2023

Your financial support of MedSend makes a tangible impact in the lives of the most forgotten and neglected people in the world today. As James 1:27 says, caring for widows and orphans in their time of distress is a pure and faultless expression of faith.  QQ is an 18-year-old orphaned girl born with spina bifida…

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Emmanuel’s Story

May 22, 2023

“Emmanuel was incredibly sick when I came back to the hospital two weeks ago. I was afraid he wouldn’t make it,” Dr. G. admits.   Dr. M.G. is a pediatric surgeon and MedSend grant recipient serving in Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa’s population is roughly 50% children. There are very few pediatric surgeons and training positions for surgery…

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Baby L

May 8, 2023

You arrive at the local mission hospital so fatigued you can barely walk. You’re coughing, it hurts to breathe, and you shiver uncontrollably from the fever ravaging your body. In your arms you barely manage to hold on to your 3-month-old infant. He’s so tiny, he appears to be a just-born premature baby. His body…

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Young Boy Receives Life Changing Operation

April 25, 2023

This young boy has suffered 10 years of massive abdominal distention because of an inadequate childhood operation. As a result, he has been unable to live normally or go to school. MedSend grant recipient Jason Axt and his surgical team at AIC Kijabe Hospital in Kenya will work to reverse this damage and get this…

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The Vital Role of Support in the Field

April 17, 2023

Low-Resource Environments Take Their Toll If a child falls ill during the planting season in Zambia, Ethiopia, parents have a difficult decision to make. Do they continue planting so they can feed their entire family and pray the child recovers–or do they stop their work and travel a far distance to take their child to…

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The Compassion and Mercy of Christ-Centered Healthcare

February 21, 2023

“I want to share a story with you about a patient,” Dr. Molsee begins. “I could tell stories for hours; but I’m going to share a story with you tonight about a family that we have known for the past eight years.” Grant recipient Dr. Melissa Molsee serves at the Hospital of Hope in Mongo,…

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“Why are you different?”

January 30, 2023

Written by Caitlin Lawrence, a MedSend grant recipient and nurse serving in Bolivia        This is a story about a hospice patient that I had the privilege of caring for named Doña Hilda. Doña Hilda had metastatic cancer and was already at the end of her life when I first met her. Her daughter…

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Baby Rosita

December 5, 2022

Meet MedSend Grant Recipient Amie Bockstahler, RN It is a marvel how people can live and survive in some of the bleakest environments. In these places, poverty relentlessly devours hope and life until nothing is left but hollow emptiness. But God: He is sending highly skilled professionals to provide comfort and healing. One such professional…

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Help Save the Life of a Child by Donating to MedSend this #GivingTuesday

November 28, 2022

A pregnant woman came into the emergency room. Her baby wasn’t moving, and she was afraid something was wrong with her unborn child…    The Need Is Great “Burundi is one of the poorest countries in Africa. It’s one of the poorest countries in the world,” grant recipient Dr. Eli Horn begins. Dr. Horn trains…

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#GivingTuesday Matching Challenge

November 22, 2022

One of the most exciting times of the year is one week away!  #GivingTuesday was founded with the sole purpose of simply encouraging people to do good. It’s a global movement that unleashes radical generosity around the world. This #GivingTuesday you can help bring Hope Through Healthcare Missions.  Your donation will help save the lives of…

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