Thank you to Maria Boland of Baline East, Newfoundland. She and her friends created hats and booties for our maternity clinic in Gnomi, Africa. Newborns often have problems with temperature regulation and these help. Thank you ladies!
A big “Thank you” to all of you that participated in “Give Day Tampa Bay” Opening Doors Worldwide was proud and happy to be included with all the other Tampa area charities this year. Thank you so much to our wonderful supporters. Your donations will go a long way... Read More
The water filtration system in Uganda is running into unforeseen problems. Just as we thought that all the bugs had been worked out, the generator that was formerly in place at the location is requiring frequent repairs. If the generator is only working for several hours per day, then the... Read More
Cindi and I have just returned home from attending a 2 week course on Global Public Health offered by the University of West Virginia Medical School. It is part of their Clinical Tropical Medicine and Traveler’s Health program. This was just the first module of an 8 week course, but... Read More
Received a phone call from Amadou Kone at the Ngomi (pronounced “know-me”) Medical and Maternity Clinic in Mali. The food grainery is empty. Normally we keep extra food in the form of grains to help the pregnant and breast feeding mothers keep up their nutrition and strength, helping their babies... Read More
Martha Valencia, one of our students in Bolivia, just completed 3 months of practice teaching in an elementary school. Her letter to us (in English no less) says that she was well received by the students and that she had a great time putting her new skills to a practical... Read More