On the Road Again!

Recently teams from South Shore and Faith visited to Bongolo and rocked the roads. Well actually they repaired the roads using laterite. Laterite  is a naturally occurring gravel formed by the dissolution of primary rock. Located approximately 3 meters below the surface, laterite needs to be uncovered then broke up with picks, a task that …

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Prayer Requests- June 20

Praise the Lord that the hospital now has a functioning X-Ray machine. Pray for the airstrip to get redone soon. A Chinese road company that is here to pave the main roads in Lebamba and the road to Ndende (20 miles to the west) has signed an agreement with the hospital to grade, level and compact …

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X-Ray Machine Works!

In May we finally were able to take X-rays again.  Mark Heydenburg from International Aid, spent four days with us and helped us set up a used X-ray machine we purchased last year.  Thank you, Mark! A couple of weeks ago Paul Davis and the hospital maintenance workers installed a plywood ceiling and air conditioning …

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AIDS Clinic Officially Opens

In March Bongolo Hospital’s HIV/AIDS program finally officially opened! We received the authorization and the access code from the Ministry of Health which allows us to obtain the antiviral medicines. It had been very frustrating to have many patients who were very sick and in need of AIDS medicines, but not have the authorization and …

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Prayer Requests – April 2

Praise the Lord: The hospital finally received ” AIDS medicines” and we have officially started our HIV/AIDS Treatment Center! Pray that we can get our X-Ray machines fixed. At this point no x-Rays can be done. After we finally obtained all the things necessary for the special lab machine (CD4 Counter) for the AIDS patients, …

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Completion of Bible Study on “Daniel”

On Tuesday March 31 the Missionary women of Bongolo finished the Beth Moore Bible study on the book of “Daniel”. The study was done in half time, watching the dvd one week and having the discussion the next. What a blessing this weekly time has been as we have studied God’s Word and prayed together.

Hospital Maintenance Fire!

The Bongolo Hospital grounds are very large and many yard workers and maintenance men are needed to keep it mowed and also to keep all the  generators, water pumps and  electrical machines going! Also are needs for repairing cars,  medical equipment, washing machines, driers and other appliances without a “certified dealer”! It  is next to …

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Binta’s Miracle

“Bongolo Heart Send Project” is a program for children with congenital heart diseases. It aims to send these children to a hospital where they can receive heart surgery, something that can not happen in Gabon. Meet Binta. In July 07 she had successful heart surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Binta now comes to …

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