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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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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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The Dream of FOT Becomes Reality

Posted on May 5th, 2015 · Posted in News

The dream to establish and grow a community of U.S. physicians who have served at Tenwek Hospital and provide them with opportunities to reconnect with the people and mission there, began in 2009. That’s when Dr. David Hoover – who first visited Tenwek in 1994 – began dreaming of an..
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FOT Celebrates How U.S. Churches Impact Tenwek Hospital

Posted on May 5th, 2015 · Posted in News

Since its founding in 2009, Friends of Tenwek (FOT) has raised funds to directly support numerous projects and initiatives that have strengthened Tenwek’s medical and outreach services. (See page 2 for an anniversary report.) Now, FOT is expanding its role to become a facilitator – encouraging its community of U.S...
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New Outpatient Clinic in Bomet Brings Tenwek into the Community

Posted on November 11th, 2014 · Posted in News

Next year, Tenwek will open a new outpatient clinic in Bomet, at the site of a small hospital that was previously used by a Kenyan primary care physician for about 20 years. The clinic in Bomet is located close to government and private industry offices, a teacher’s college, and several..
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Tenwek Reviews Infectious Disease Protocols

Posted on November 11th, 2014 · Posted in News

The Ebola outbreak in Eastern Africa has prompted Tenwek Hospital to review and assess the protocols currently used to diagnose and treat infectious diseases. Though there is no natural travel pattern from the affected areas to Kenya, Tenwek is using the outbreak to evaluate its preparation for and treatment of..
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Birdies for Babies will Help Tenwek’s Youngest Patients

Posted on November 11th, 2014 · Posted in News

Anna Redding is an All-State high school golfer from North Carolina and the daughter of Dr. Mark Redding, a visiting physician to Tenwek. For her senior capstone project, Anna raised funds for Tenwek Hospital during every golf game she recently played at her home course. Supporters made single donations or contributed a..
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