WRAPPING UP

Two weeks normally goes by quickly at home, but when you are here they seem to fly by. I return to the US tomorrow. As you have seen, most of the pictures are children with some younger adults. But that isn’t the only population that the hospitals serve. They...

AN ORDINARY DAY, EXCEPT IT ISN’T

By this I mean that I participated in the usual routine of making rounds on the patients. The details would bore anyone except an orthopedic surgeon, but there were two of the most difficult knee problems I have ever encountered. It is difficult to make the best...

Rain and the unusual.

Good afternoon. It is rainy season here. I think there has been one 24 hour period with out rain, but basically it rains everyday. The soil when wet is tenacious. Shoes get to be a mess. It has been unusually heavy this year. This is bad for vegetable crops but good...

Wrapping up Chogoria and a few other details.

Well at last we have internet access having arrived at Kikuyu Orthopedic Rehabilitation Centre. Our week as you may have read on Facebook was very productive and satisfying. First a follow up on my tooth. Feels much better. You might think that crutches can be a work...

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

HI, After some health problems, I am ready to travel again. I will be leaving April 6 for 2 weeks. We will be staying at PCEA Kikuyu Hospital for on week then at Kikuyu Orthopedic Rehabilitation Centre. As always, our goals are to see how we can best serve these...

No news

  You may have wondered why my usual January stream of posts is missing. Some health problems prevented me from going. Feeling better I plan to leave April 6. I will let you know. Be assured that I will be reviewing the use of your donations with each...