Saturday, November 8, 2014 – 290 patients seen at the clinic today

There were two clinics today.  One team went back to the Segera Mission and another to the Matanya clinic.  This is a new clinic for ABW. We had installed electric power to the site last year.

We had both our medical and non-medical volunteers hard at work.

Chris Myers dispensing reading glasses

 

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Barbara Wade has done many trips and never is tired of helping

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Melissa Kirchoff assists in the Pharmacy

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Jackie Chalmers helps with registration

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Dr. Len Wade giving some good news

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Dr. Jim McIntyre consults with the help of a translator

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There were other things happening besides the medical trip.

Cindy and Richard Wright are doing home visits and carrying some groceries to some friends in the Male village. Co-workers of Richard had sent a sum of money to help a family.

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Christina Williams and Elise Nelson take soil sample from Charles’ garden

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Christina presents a weather station to the science students at Malik Girls school. This will also help us understand the best plants for this school.

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Table Banking has been going on for 10 years in the Male area.  We attended their meeting to see how the system works.  A group of women invest and give out loans to help start businesses. It was very impressive.

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Rick our project manager is asking for an increase in his pay. I am offering to double it $0x2

Unfortunately, Rick has departed to Canada.  He has been here for over 3 weeks and helped get the medical team off to a great start.

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