Dear Friend of Tenwek, This message comes with our heartfelt thanks to YOU – our faithful and generous supporter! In response to our recent message about how Tenwek Hospital is preparing to treat COVID-19 patients, we received $105,000 in gifts from 91 donors! This is an exceptional testimony to your sacrificial generosity in a time […]
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Dear Friend of Tenwek, In the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic, we are experiencing a Kairos moment – a singular and opportune time to decide and act in ways that fulfill the purposes of God. Surrounded by a heartbreaking loss of human life and economic turbulence worldwide, God’s people choose to declare, “For God […]
Tenwek CARES. We are not Scared. We are Prepared. That’s the message Tenwek Hospital is proclaiming to its community – within the hospital and beyond. In consultation with Bomet County health officials, Tenwek Hospital leaders: Constructed a dedicated, 6-bed isolation unit in an existing building (former Mortuary Chapel) Are developing a 22-bed holding and care […]
Since 2012, FOT has been committed to developing the relationships and resources that will help Tenwek Hospital fulfill its mission. This powerful network of physicians and donors has provided vital support to a wide range of needs and initiatives at Tenwek. To date, FOT has invested nearly $1.3 million of financial assistance to advance Tenwek’s […]
Fundraising will support Tenwek’s medical and spiritual education initiatives During its recent annual meeting, the FOT Board of Directors and a number of its medical specialty “Champions” engaged in a robust discussion about what draws physicians to serve and support the mission and work of Tenwek Hospital. FOT Board President, Dr. David Hoover, summed up […]
New services provide much-needed care for underserved patients Tenwek Hospital’s ability to serve the needs of patients presenting with kidney disease and cancer was immeasurably strengthened with the September opening of a new Renal and Oncology Unit (ROU). FOT raised more than half of the $190,000 cost to renovate and equip an existing building in […]
Janie Leland was appointed the new FOT Ambassador and arrived at Tenwek in June. She serves on-site at Tenwek Hospital to help us make essential connections with U.S. physicians, welcoming visitors into the FOT family. She hosts visiting staff and families at the guest house and provides information and insights about ministry opportunities within the […]
Friends of Tenwek Inc.
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Tenwek Hospital Mission
Friends of Tenwek
Friends of Tenwek is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization. We are committed to advancing the mission of Tenwek Hospital by fostering communication among U.S. physicians who have served at Tenwek and by soliciting tax-deductible donations in support of Tenwek’s medical, spiritual, and educational objectives. All gifts are tax deductible up to the limits of the law. Federal Tax ID #: 45-4817136.
Designation of Gifts
Friends of Tenwek Inc. (FOT) sets meaningful and achievable fundraising goals in support of Tenwek Hospital. When the gifts received for a designated project or program exceed the identified need or fall so short that the project cannot be fulfilled, the FOT Board of Directors will use its discretion to redirect the funds to another, similar area of need at Tenwek Hospital.