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FOT to the Rescue When the Oxygen Ran Out

Posted on November 14th, 2016 · Posted in News

In August, when the oxygen compressor that services Tenwek Hospital began to screech, both the medical and the maintenance staff recognized the problem.  Installed in 1994, the compressor and air concentrator system supplies all oxygen and suction throughout the hospital. Without a reliable source of oxygen, the lives of Tenwek..
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Thank You FOT Donors! You Made a Difference in 2016 with Gifts of Over 100K

Posted on November 14th, 2016 · Posted in News

As Friends of Tenwek prepares to celebrate its fifth anniversary next year, we are looking back with deep gratitude on the many important projects that our donors have funded in 2016. Gifts totaling $100,000 were raised and/or disbursed to support critical initiatives that have helped Tenwek Hospital accomplish its healing..
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Philip and Annah Towett: Tenwek’s Dynamic Duo in Nursing

Posted on November 14th, 2016 · Posted in News

Tenwek Staff Profile FOT is pleased to introduce you to a husband and wife team who are among the Kenyan leaders serving at Tenwek Hospital. Philip and Annah Towett share an awesome responsibility: ensuring excellence in nursing at Tenwek Hospital. As Deputy Director of the Tenwek College of Health Sciences,..
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Meet Rev. Dean Cowles: New Friends of Tenwek Field Director

Posted on November 14th, 2016 · Posted in News

Rev. Dean Cowles and Dr. Cheryl Cowles returned to Tenwek in October 2015 after serving there as full-time medical missionaries with three small boys in the early 90’s. God opened the door for the Cowles to come as short-term volunteers in 2014. “When we were here in the 90s, it..
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Meet FOT’s New Field Intern – Rebecca Denning!

Posted on November 14th, 2016 · Posted in News

Rebecca is a native of Bigfork, Montana and completed her undergraduate degree in biology at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, in 2013.  Her career goal is to provide people with compassionate and comprehensive healthcare, along with appropriate education about how their bodies work and how to care for them..
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Giving in Secret: The Example of Solomon Rop

Posted on May 24th, 2016 · Posted in Medical Specialties, Share Your Story, Special Needs Clinic

Dylan Nugent is one of the long-term orthopaedic surgeons at Tenwek. He is helping physical therapist Solomon Rop with oversight and development of his ministry to the children of Bomet county that have special needs of various kinds. Dylan recently sent this message to the FOT Board. I would like to say..
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FOT News & Notes: Spring 2016

Posted on May 9th, 2016 · Posted in News, Nursing School

Nursing School Dining Hall Virtually Complete! Friends of Tenwek extends sincere thanks to all who supported the expansion of Tenwek Hospital’s Nursing School and the construction of the new dining hall through your prayers and donations. Tenwek can now enroll up to 126 nursing students in its facilities! The new..
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Geoffrey Langat Guides Tenwek’s Growth and Impact

Posted on May 9th, 2016 · Posted in News

Geoffrey Langat is the Chief Executive Officer at Tenwek Hospital. He began his career at Tenwek in 1993 as an administrative assistant. He had been working in Nairobi, following his graduation from a university in India, where he studied accounting. He met his wife, Elizabeth, at the university where she..
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Meet the Burgerts: Using Their Gifts to Administer God’s Grace

Posted on May 9th, 2016 · Posted in News

In 2008, on the plane ride home from Kenya, Steve and Alene Burgert concluded together than God was calling them to full-time mission service at Tenwek Hospital. Just two years earlier, Steve had believed that his area of medical expertise – gastroenterology – wasn’t needed in the mission field because..
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Three Generations United in Service to Tenwek Hospital

Posted on May 9th, 2016 · Posted in News, Share Your Story, Special Needs Clinic

Dr. Marvin Hage and his wife Miriam first visited Tenwek Hospital in 1997 – and have returned annually since 2009. A retired Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) specialist, he is passionate about sharing his knowledge and expertise with Tenwek’s Kenyan interns, residents, nurses, and ultrasound technicians. Each year, Miriam devotes a..
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