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August 20th Medical Missions 5K Run/Walk will Benefit Tenwek

Posted on April 21st, 2016 · Posted in News

Saturday, August 20, 2016 – that’s the date for a family-focused 5K Run/Walk in Concord, North Carolina. All proceeds will benefit the medical mission ministries of Tenwek Hospital, a 300-bed hospital in Kenya. In addition to providing health care and mission outreach services, each year this training hospital graduates outstanding..
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A Life-Saving Message from Dr. Jeff Hallett

Posted on March 15th, 2016 · Posted in News

Hello Friends, Imagine you  are a widow in rural Kenya. Today, you felt a heaviness in your chest while eating. You have seen this happen in neighbors and it is bad, bad news. What starts this way is cancer of the esophagus, and it kills thousands in this part of..
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Andrew’s Story

Posted on November 12th, 2015 · Posted in Share Your Story

Skip Roy is a physical therapist from Raleigh, North Carolina, who just completed a second volunteer mission assignment at Tenwek Hospital. He served with another volunteer, Leigh Ann. Here, in Skip’s own words, is the story of Andrew – a Tenwek employee and patient with an inspiring story that began when..
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FOT Donors Fund Purchase of Future Outpatient Clinic

Posted on November 1st, 2015 · Posted in News

Generous FOT donors have provided $55,000 to date to help fund the purchase of the former Sot Nursing Home in Bomet – the site of Tenwek Hospital’s future outpatient clinic. FOT is now committed to raise an additional $30,000 to complete the purchase of the land. Tenwek’s existing outpatient department..
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Completion of the Nursing School Expansion Project is Now in Sight!

Posted on November 1st, 2015 · Posted in News, Nursing School

FOT Donors make a difference! To date, generous donors have enabled FOT to contribute $35,000 towards this important expansion project for Tenwek’s School of Nursing. Only $65,000 is now needed to fund completion of both the new dining hall and the new dormitory space that was made possible by renovation..
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Sharing the Light, Restoring Vision

Posted on November 1st, 2015 · Posted in Share Your Story

FOT is pleased to begin a new feature that introduces you to the medical missionary families whose service and leadership at Tenwek Hospital and beyond truly exemplifies the founding mission of the hospital. We begin this series with a profile of the Roberts family.  Dr. Ben Roberts first visited Tenwek..
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Tenwek Consolidates Spiritual Ministries Under Rev. Elijah Bii

Posted on November 1st, 2015 · Posted in News

FOT is pleased to introduce you to one of the Kenyan leaders serving at Tenwek Hospital, Rev. Elijah Bii. From its founding, Tenwek Hospital has emphasized the intersection of faith in Christ with physical healing. And the hospital’s medical missionaries are passionate about the advancement of medical missions around Kenya,..
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Meet Joel White – FOT’s New Communications Intern

Posted on November 1st, 2015 · Posted in News

Joel White is FOT’s new communications intern – serving on-site at Tenwek Hospital for the next two years to help us make essential connections with visiting U.S. physicians and to gather the news and information we need to keep FOT supporters informed about what’s happening at Tenwek today. Joel is..
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Tenwek Opens Special Needs Outpatient Clinic

Posted on May 5th, 2015 · Posted in News, Special Needs Clinic

Last September, Tenwek Hospital began providing outpatient services for children with special needs at the hospital and through a mobile clinic at Bomet Primary School. The clinic was first imagined by Solomon, a dedicated physiotherapist at Tenwek with a “can do” attitude who desires to see disabled children attend school...
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FOT Mercy Fund is a Blessing for All

Posted on May 5th, 2015 · Posted in News

Last fall, FOT established the Mercy Fund to help pay for the medical care of children who live in one of the five orphanages surrounding Tenwek and receive medical treatment at the hospital. As of the end of December 2014, the Mercy Fund has paid over $1000 in medical fees..
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