Fire Truck Headed to BONGOLO!

After witnessing a fire in a Bongolo Hospital warehouse two years ago, Missionary Joanna Thelander’s visiting parents, Dave and Diann  Conquest, returned home and purchased a Fire Truck on EBay for $3,175!  With the help of the community in Pittsford, New York and local fire departments, the Conquests have collected over $20,000 in donations to […]

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First Eyeglasses Ever!

By Dr Wendy Hofman: We at the Bongolo Eye Clinic have started making our own eyeglasses! Back in June 2010, Eric and I started a conversation with Wooddale Church in Minnesota as they were looking for ideas for their “Generosity!” campaign. We presented the great need for eyeglasses in Gabon, Africa, where we work. Here

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Buffalo Attack!

His name is Douckaga Douckaga, he’s 52 years old, he’s an elder in the Alliance church in Niali, in south Gabon, and he survived a buffalo attack. On Monday, July 26 a year ago he left the village on foot with his two teenage sons and their dog to check their small animal traps. They

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Pure Water!

In February a team of four visitors were on the hospital compound to install a PROFESSIONAL FILTERING SYSTEM that started to filter all of the water that supplies the Station and the hospital! It also chlorinates the water. After a few weeks of this purified water going through the old pipes to clean them out

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The Container is Moved!

January 8th Email from Joanna Thelander: Today was an exciting day at Bongolo!!! The fun started at 2 pm this afternoon.  Mel and LaVon (visitors from Ft. Wayne, Indiana) started digging under the 40 foot container that was placed in front of 2 apartment buildings 3 years ago that was needed back then to store

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Weights: Baby A- 1kg520, Baby B- 2kg050 and Baby C- 2kg170. To change these weights into Pounds, multiply times 2.2. The local Television station came and filmed the babies, Father, Pediatrician and the head Midwife. The father and Head Midwife are hoping that the family can get some government subsidy for their family. They have

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