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 40 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.
Dr. Lara Yoblonski shares her stories from Kenya. Cheerful Special Home Today was a bit different. Instead of doing clinic we went on home visits to provide medical care and food. In the afternoon we went to a school/orphanage for special needs children. The school struck a special chord with me because I’m a Pediatrician. […]
Dr. Lara Yoblonski shares her stories from Kenya. Pastor Gregg has been sharing from Romans this week. One part of the passage mentions honoring others more then yourself and showing hospitality. The Kenyans we are working with have taught me a lot about this. Opening their home One of the staff at the hotel […]
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.