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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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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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