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Update on Fire at Tenwek Hospital

Posted on March 3rd, 2018 · Posted in Uncategorized

A message from FOT President J. David Hoover: Dear Friend of Tenwek, Since the evening of February 9 – when a fire at Tenwek Hospital disrupted operations and threatened lives – your support has been a source of encouragement and joy for everyone engaged with FOT and ministering at Tenwek...
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Fire at Tenwek Hospital!

Posted on February 12th, 2018 · Posted in Uncategorized

A fire on February 9 at Tenwek Hospital destroyed the building that housed Wound Ward patients, as well as the hospital’s food service, laundry, and equipment sterilization facilities. Thankfully, with God’s provision and the quick action of Tenwek staff, no lives were lost. However, the building is unusable. Wound patients..
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A VideoThank You from FOT President Dr. David Hoover

Posted on January 17th, 2018 · Posted in News

During a recent visit to Tenwek Hospital, Dr. David Hoover, president of Friends of Tenwek, reflected on all that has been accomplished since FOT’s founding. Over the last five years, FOT supporters have helped Tenwek Hospital meet numerous mission-critical needs, including medical priorities, chaplaincy and nursing school programs, community health..
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Dr. Russell White Receives $500,000 Award in Recognition of His Work at Tenwek

Posted on November 6th, 2017 · Posted in News

Russell E. White, MD, FACS, MPH, chief of surgery and surgery residency director at Tenwek Hospital, has been named the recipient of The L’Chaim Prize for Outstanding Christian Medical Missionary Service. The $500,000 award funds will be used at Tenwek to train cardiac surgeons in heart valve repairs and for the treatment of..
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Excitement Building as Opening of Tenwek’s New Outpatient Clinic Nears

Posted on November 6th, 2017 · Posted in News

With construction sounds filling the air, the excitement is building in Bomet as residents look forward to the opening of Tenwek Hospital’s new outpatient clinic, the Bomet Annex. Conveniently located at the site of a former nursing home, the facility has been completely renovated to meet the area’s immediate, emerging,..
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FOT’s 2017 Priority: Support Bomet Annex to Bring Tenwek’s Healing Mission and Gospel Message to a Growing City

Posted on May 1st, 2017 · Posted in News

Friends of Tenwek is stepping forward to create a unique partnership with Tenwek Hospital with a singular goal in mind – to bring Tenwek’s healing mission and Gospel message to the growing city of Bomet that is home to more than 110,000 people. Tenwek has purchased a former nursing home..
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FOT Celebrates Five Years of Impact at Tenwek Hospital

Posted on May 1st, 2017 · Posted in News

This spring, Friends of Tenwek Inc (FOT) celebrated its five-year anniversary of support for the ministries of Tenwek Hospital. As the ministries of Tenwek Hospital have grown dramatically over the past five years, the Lord has enabled FOT to expand its support. During FOT’s formation phase and subsequent incorporation in..
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Rev. David Kilel – Training Chaplains to Serve “At the Bedside and Beyond”

Posted on May 1st, 2017 · Posted in News

For most of his life, Rev. David Kilel has been devoted to the spiritual needs of Tenwek’s patients and their families. He was the hospital’s first full-time chaplain, serving for many years alongside Dr. Ernie Steury, the tireless physician who grew a rural clinic into one of the world’s premier..
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Faith Fund for Special Needs Helps New Clinic Change Lives

Posted on May 1st, 2017 · Posted in News, Special Needs Clinic

The Faith Fund Special Needs was birthed just one year ago by FOT to help support the new Special Needs Clinic at Tenwek which is serving children age 18 and under. Since then, more than $17,000 has been raised to help fund clinic visits, physiotherapy, and equipment distributed in the Special..
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“Champions” Step Forward to Promote Support for Medical Specialties

Posted on November 14th, 2016 · Posted in News

When physicians and medical personnel visit Tenwek Hospital for short-term medical mission assignments, they often leave knowing they have received far more than they gave. Many feel a call to serve again. Some are so inspired that they seek new ways to extend resources from the U.S. medical community to..
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