Author Archive | Molly

Building Local Capacity in DR Congo

“Let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9  That is a perfect picture of your partnership with the church in DR Congo. When the Ebola outbreak spread across West Africa, it quickly became apparent that health care infrastructure in the […]

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Maternity Care for Mothers in Malawi

Maternity Care for Mothers in Malawi Most pregnant women, whether it is their first child or their fourth, are filled with legitimate concerns and questions, such as: Will my baby be healthy? What will labor and delivery be like? What if something goes wrong? For mothers in Malawi, these questions are now less frightening. More […]

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Tumutumu Nursing School Update

February 4, 2015 Good news! The first shipment of furnishings for the new Tumutumu Nursing School building in Kenya just arrived on site! Over the past year, MBF has been implementing construction on a $1 million USAID grant awarded by American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA). Phase I of the new facility houses 10 classrooms, […]

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It’s a Boy – and He is Healthy!

He didn’t know he was a miracle. He had no idea about high-risk pregnancies or hospitals. All the minutes-old boy saw through squinty brown eyes was his mother and her smile. She knew; he didn’t have to, and he could rest contentedly in the safety of his mother’s arms. Thirty-one year-old Chisomo had lost children […]

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Mobile Clinic Experiences Change Students’ Hearts

In May 2014, Geffrard Guerline made a discovery – her nursing skills may qualify her to be the only source of healthcare for an entire community. FSIL, the MBF partnering nursing school in Léogâne, Haiti, organized mobile clinics in four remote areas across the country last spring. Some students were selected to participate as part […]

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