News & Updates

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2017 Fundraiser

Please join us on November 4 from 5:30 - 9:00 pm at Virtues Lobby, Summa Akron City Hospital for our annual fundraiser.  Tickets are now on sale:  $60 each, $100 per couple. Event includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, silent auction featuring original Kenyan artwork, updates...

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Day 8

We received some saddening news upon arrival to the clinic that our child with malaria had died at 3am this morning. Malaria is a terrible illness in this part of the country; however, if it is caught early it can be treated with anti-malarial medication. Our child...

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Day 7

Today started with rounds, which included our sick male patient with pneumonia being managed with antibiotics and fluids, our child and young female with malaria, our two non-dilated pregnant women with abdominal pain and UTI, and our readmission for generalized...

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Day 6

Submitted by Julie Ronecker Today at clinic we were exposed to a variety of very serious illnesses. A dermatologist who graduated from our school joined us on the same day we saw a massive ankle infection with exposed tendons, subcuta neous tissue, and overlying...

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Day 5

Submitted by Julie Ronecker  Today we had a chance to visit Kit Mikayi, a local rock within the village that stood for "Rock of the First Wife." Our tour guide was very passionate and told us a wonderful narrative that introduced us to their culture. The history...

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Day 4

Saturday was spent resting and recovering from our week at clinic. Recovery days are important on medical mission trips so that we can return refreshed and rejuvenated to best help our patients. We are expecting to see close to 60-75 patients on Monday after a long...

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Backpack Collection

Bonyo's Kenya Mission is collecting backpacks.  You can drop off a gently used backpack at Dr. Bonyo's office at 1569 V. Odom Blvd. during regular office hours.  All donated backpacks will be taken to Kenya and donated to children attending a local school near the...

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Day 3

Today at clinic we saw a variety of cases that were interesting, and valued the fact that we could send for labs and receive results immediately. For example, one patient was having bloody diarrhea and we sent for a rapid s. typhi test which came back positive, and...

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Day 2

Clinic today was an eye-opening experience. We started with rounds in the morning where we met a woman who presented overnight with what appeared to be a stroke. She had a right-sided headache and a left-sided facial, lateral palsy, and extremity paralysis that...

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Day 1

Today marks the first day of clinic at Mama Pilista! We started our morning by remembering our purpose for being here. Years ago, Doctor Bonyo Bonyo had the dream to become a physician and eventually return to his community to provide medical care. Our goal is to...

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Hostel Update

The hostel continues towards completion as seen in this photo from the Spring trip.  We still need your support to help us finish this...

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Community Outreach

Dr. Bonyo visited Sterling United Methodist Church as the guest speaker during United Methodist Women's Sunday.  Dr. Bonyo talked about the treatments at the clinic and the services offered to pregnant women and infants.  The congregation of Sterling United Methodist...

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