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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Charles, Lawrence and friends from the “Hands at Work” foundation express their gratitude to the nurses before they leave back for home in the United States.
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 […]
As the nurses continue their “de-worming” campaign and home based care visits they encounter stories that inspire faith and hope.
As the nurses continue their “de-worming” campaign as well as HIV/AIDS awareness talks they share their thoughts and experiences being together as a team.
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.
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.