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New Priority Projects for Funding

Posted on November 29th, 2018 · Posted in News

In collaboration with Tenwek Hospital leaders, the Board of Directors of FOT has identified three new priorities for funding. These projects address specific medical, spiritual, and academic aspects of Tenwek Hospital that will improve patient care, enhance the academic environment for students in the Hospital’s College of Health Sciences, and..
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Tenwek and FOT Celebrate Opening of Bomet Annex

Posted on November 29th, 2018 · Posted in News

Joy – gratitude – excitement. These sentiments and more were on display August 25, 2018 when the Tenwek Hospital Annex – Bomet, a freestanding outpatient clinic – officially opened in Bomet. Hospital and church leaders, government officials, representatives from Friends of Tenwek (FOT), and Bomet residents gathered to celebrate the..
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FOT’s Impact: From Fire Recovery to Fire Prevention

Posted on November 29th, 2018 · Posted in News

The immediate and overwhelming generosity of FOT donors in response to the February 2018 fire at Tenwek Hospital has accelerated the hospital’s recovery from the devastating event. FOT quickly raised funds to meet immediate needs in the aftermath of the fire, including the relocation of essential services and repairs to..
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Don Hoover Named FOT’s Director of Development

Posted on November 27th, 2018 · Posted in News

Don Hoover, a founding FOT Board member and current treasurer, has been appointed as FOT’s first Director of Development.  In his new volunteer role, Don will personally connect with donors, work to expand the FOT community of supporters, and deepen philanthropic support for FOT’s funding priorities. Don’s career specialty included..
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Bomet Annex Will Transform Medical Care in County Capital

Posted on July 9th, 2018 · Posted in News

Tenwek Hospital leaders are poised to open the Bomet Annex early this summer, expanding outpatient care and compassion to the city’s more than 110,000 residents. Tenwek CEO Mr. Geoffrey Langat is excited by this new opportunity to transform how people receive urgent and routine care in a new setting. “We..
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FOT Donors Lead Fire Recovery Efforts

Posted on July 9th, 2018 · Posted in News

On the evening of February 9, 2018, a fast-spreading fire destroyed a multi-purpose building at Tenwek Hospital. By God’s grace, the patients sleeping in the building’s Wound Ward were safely evacuated while Tenwek staff and community members heroically fought and contained the blaze. There were no serious injuries but the..
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Meet Your FOT Ambassador

Posted on July 9th, 2018 · Posted in News

Jonathan Freije has completed his first year of service as FOT’s on-site Ambassador at Tenwek Hospital and we are delighted that he will remain in this post through June 30, 2019. He and his wife Anna are excited by the opportunity to continue to serve at Tenwek. For many of..
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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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