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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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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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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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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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