March 2 | Phillip Y

Hello from Tanzania, We close our second full day in Nyakato and are fatigued but grateful.  We have congealed into a more efficient medical mission team and feel that our roles are more secure.  Most of the team members are from a non­-surgically related medical field.  Despite this divergence, our focus of safe patient care … Continue reading March 2 | Phillip Y

March 2 | Denise O-D

The sounds of East Africa are largely unfamiliar as I am introduced  and immersed in them.   The incessant call of the dove – 20 minutes, 30 minutes, 40 minutes.  Such a determined and persistent little bird I think to myself. The owls are hyperactive in East Africa, I surmise,  as they hoot in double time … Continue reading March 2 | Denise O-D

February 28 | Sally M

Greetings from Tanzania.  The Global Partners arrived safe and sound in Mwanza this afternoon (Monday, February 28, 2011).   Our flights were flawless and the luggage arrived with us, which is wonderful. We worked hard to get our medical supplies unpacked and organized in the clinic.  There have been many changes since I was here … Continue reading February 28 | Sally M

February 27 | TEAM

We arrived without incident at Kilimanjaro International Airport. The shuttle to KIA Lodge was waiting for us once we made it through the visa line and immigration. Fortunately I had a copy of the papers listing our medical supplies stamped by the Ministry of Health as the originals had not arrived from Dar es Salaam. … Continue reading February 27 | TEAM

February 18 | TEAM

“Our bags are packed; we’re ready to go…” Our Tanzania 2011 team is ready, and we are excited to begin this adventure together.  Sunscreen, scrubs, malaria medications, immunizations, Beanie-babies and candy (pipi) for postop therapy, passports, hand sanitizer, supplies for surgery…. we trust we have it all. We are thankful that you desire to join … Continue reading February 18 | TEAM

March 14 | TEAM

This will be our final blog entry for our Tanzania 2010 Trip; once again, thank you for following this journey with us.  We have had an amazing time and have been grateful for the opportunity to serve and work.  We worked hard – and then rewarded ourselves with a safari to Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater.  … Continue reading March 14 | TEAM