Kenya is a country of many contrasts, from its landscape to people, and more so its social and economic inequalities. Forty two percent of its population of 44 million, live below the poverty line.
Two-thirds of Swazis live in poverty, most of them in rural areas. Nearly 27 per cent are HIV-positive, giving Swaziland the highest HIV prevalence rate in the world. Nearly 125,000 Swazi children have lost at least one parent to the epidemic.
We were in the Kudvumisa Clinic today which is lovely and very practical. We ended up having a very busy day with a lot of different illnesses. We also were able to see some kids from a children’s home for orphans. It was started several years back and have raised 8 children. They came […]
Today was another good day. We saw about 180 patients. What I learned today I learned 2 people on the team know sign language. I learned this because we had a wonderful patient with a great smile. She had 4 children her husband had died and she has HIV and TB. And to top it […]
Covenant Medicine Outreach is a domestic non-profit 501(c)3 organization organized under the laws of the State of Arizona that coordinates annual medical mission trips deployed to areas in Kenya and Swaziland that are beyond the reach of other relief agencies.