I know these are weird times, for all of us. I know there’s a spectrum of how stressful and difficult it is. I hope you all know we are praying for you daily, everyone struggling right now whether that’s with … Continue reading These weird times
If you are sick of hearing about Covid-19, I apologize. But we thought it was about time we write about how it’s going in our part of the world. In Kenya, as of today there are 225 confirmed cases, now … Continue reading Covid-19 updates
Lately, we’ve had many paradoxically both good and bad days. We’ve had exciting wins, and really tragic losses. Yesterday was one of those days. I was covering pediatrics, and one of our patients was a mystery case of a teenage … Continue reading The good and bad
Some of my favorite patients are the ones that don’t need to see me again after they leave the hospital, because it’s such a joy to see the ones that recover. One of those I remember to celebrate the good … Continue reading Celebrating the wins
One week ago, someone from our team here at the hospital, a friend and neighbor, died. She was only 29. It felt like almost the whole hospital took care of her, gave everything they had (including their own blood for … Continue reading Thankful for our hope
Happy New year, everyone! Ryan and I took a break over the holidays, but are back in the swing of things. Neither of us are big on New Year’s resolutions, although I’m a fan of goals and plans. I realized … Continue reading New year, same you?
In the town where we live, we can buy white bread or “brown” bread (whole wheat). Any other kind of bread, we make ourselves. So I’ve had a lot more practice than I used to making my own dinner rolls, … Continue reading Our daily bread
As we pass by our 1 year anniversary of being in Kenya this weekend, we were able to spend Thanksgiving with some of the the members of the community. We even had turkey! Below are some pictures of the event. We were thankful for umbrellas (it’s rainy season), good food, and good company. We hope you’re having a good holiday season. Ryan and Haley Continue reading Thanksgiving in Kenya
Thanksgiving is a meaningful holiday for us this year – it’s been a year since we left the States, and quite a year! We truly are thankful for so much! We’re thankful we now have a stable living environment. We’re … Continue reading Thanksgiving!
We are about halfway through our furlough, so blogging hasn’t been happening, but we wanted to give a fundraising update: we are over 2/3s of the way funded for next year! We just passed 68% raised! If you have given … Continue reading Home stretch!