2012: Missions Accomplished!

by Lori

How do you measure the “success” of a medical mission? Success is not measured by the number of medical assessments completed or the number of miles walked on home visits.  It cannot be measured by how many children attended kid’s day activities or how many suitcases of supplies and donations were distributed.  It is not […]

Getting Ready for Zambia

by Lori

These last few days before my team leaves for Zambia are filled with anticipation and just a touch of anxiety.  There are always last minute things to get done and the fear that something will be forgotten.  But in the midst of this busy week, I am thinking of the wonderful Zambian people we will be serving […]

Busy Summer

by Lori

What a busy summer with 4 teams traveling to Zambia and two new communities being served!  It was really exciting to travel to Zambia with a team of nurses from all over the United States.  In addition to serving in Malikota and Susu, we extended our medical services to Malenga and Maranatha in the Copperbelt […]

The Villages of Malikota and Susu

by Lori

We had great success this year from both of our teams! Team 1 spent the week in the village of Malikota while team 2 served in Susu village.  In addition to making home visits and conducting mobile clinics, the nurses took 200 pair of shoes for the children and the careworkers to help them avoid parasite infestation […]

Mission Team 2 – Day Six: “Heal”

by Lori

The nurses head out to the bush and set up a temporary clinic bringing much needed health care to the surrounding villages. As they go about their work some of the nurses grow anxious over a sick baby they had encountered in the same area a few days before, they wonder if their help has […]

Mission Team 2 – Day Two: “Give”

by Lori

The nurses head out to communities within the Kabwe areas. Short of facilities and medications they are used to having available, they try to give more than just medical attention.

Mission Team 2 – Day One: “Touch”

by Lori

The nurses reflect after a long and emotionally challenging day. They realize that they have walked away with much more than just touching the lives of the children they encountered.