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Redemption in the NICU

By Kelly@medsend.org | 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…

MedSend Welcomes Jeff Johnson as Vice President, Development-West

By Kelly@medsend.org | July 18, 2023 |

MedSend is pleased to announce the expansion of its development team with a key new hire: Jeff D. Johnson. Jeff joins MedSend in the role of Vice President, Development-West.  Jeff brings over 40 years of successful insurance sales industry experience to his MedSend role. He has won multiple industry awards and achieved this success while…

A Lifechanging Experience

By Kelly@medsend.org | 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…

Dr. Estifanos Bafa Babulo Thanks MedSend Donors

By Kelly@medsend.org | 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…

Medicine or Prayer?

By Kelly@medsend.org | 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…

The Longevity Project in Action

By Kelly@medsend.org | June 28, 2023 |

“Working on the field is difficult. There’s a lot of stress and a lot of poverty and difficult things that happen mixed with a lot of beauty and a lot of joy and a lot of seeing God’s miracles. But this week has felt like a cumulative joy environment.”  Kacie Forrest is a MedSend grant…

Update in Burundi!

By Kelly@medsend.org | 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 …

National Scholar Brings HOPE to Mental Health Crisis in Kenya

By Kelly@medsend.org | 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…

Celebrating Life Change

By Kelly@medsend.org | June 19, 2023 |

The Gospel Opportunity in Healthcare Delivery Over a year ago, a woman reached out through a Facebook page managed by a coworker of MedSend grant recipient A.S* and spouse J.S.*. She needed help and prayer after her arm had been badly mangled in an industrial accident. They connected with the woman, provided financial assistance for…

National Scholar Trains 2000 Healthcare Workers to Share Their Faith

By Kelly@medsend.org | June 12, 2023 |

Dr. J* is the first National Scholar graduate on the Asian continent. He and his wife are from a closed, atheist country where sharing your Christian faith is illegal. And yet, in the 10 years since he graduated from the Christ-centered family medicine program made possible by his MedSend grant, he has trained over 2,000…

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