Entries by Volunteer Team Member

One Week After Returning Home

I have a lot of thoughts about Kenya this past week.  The people we met and the promises we made.  The things God showed us and the ways He answered prayer.   I thought you would be interested to hear some of the ways God worked. First, due to some generous donations we were able to […]

Day 4 – The Last Day of Clinic

Today was the last day of clinic for our 2019 Kenya medical mission trip. Today we saw some wonderful elder community members.  One particular woman was bent in half at the hips and using a cane to walk. After Dr. David examines her he found a large amount of water on her knee. She also […]

Day 2 – Micah 6:8

Our week verse is Micah 6:8. Pastor Gregg is taking us through it and ended our devotion with a statement by Rabbis. The point of it was yes there is suffering. We have not been called to fix all of it but we have been called to work on some. Work in justice, be merciful […]

Day 1 – The Calm & The Storm

Day 1 was great.  It started off calm which then brought some storms. Thankfully we got the clinic set up and running and had a relatively calm morning. We had some new examiners so we were having them settle in. But after lunch the rains and the issues started. We have quite a bit of […]

Kenya 2019 – Travel to Kenya

Our team arrived after nearly 30 hours of travel to the same hospitality we’ve come to know from our Kenyan hosts. After collecting our luggage – and we cannot overstate the importance of this: all our luggage arrived with us – we were taken to our accommodations for the night. It was 12:30 AM when […]

Kenya 2018 – Cheerful Special Home

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. […]

Kenya 2018 – Home Away from Home

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 […]

Kenya 2018 – Give Thanks In All Things

 Dr. Lara Yoblonski shares her stories from Kenya. Let me introduce you to a young man I will call “L”.  He came to clinic with a folder of X-rays.  I looked at them briefly and they were MRIs of the brain.  They had an large spot on the right side of the brain. I asked […]

Kenya 2018 – A Second Day Brings Out Many

The Volunteer team made it safely to Kenya!  Dr. Lara Yoblonski shares her stories of Day 2. Today was a very busy day. We didn’t know what to expect in a second day in the same place. Word got out quickly after day 1 and lots of patients showed up. In the midst of it […]