They came to serve with the Kenyan PFC staff. Side by side the two teams served together in Marsabit, Marurui and Mathare slum. The Michigan team members were Dr. and Pat Wendt and their children Jenny and Caleb, Dr. and Kim Wills, Dawn, Gary and Teresa, Sue and her son Cal, Amanda, Jen Garborg, Julie and Linda, a PFC board member.
Together with the PFC staff the following was accomplished:
Dental care for all the PFC staff and 3 of their family members
Dental care for 58 people in Marsabit
Nets distributed, community health taught and hypertension and diabetic screening for 111 persons at our medical clinic
Dr. Craig and Julie, RN, saw patients at the clinic in consultation with Dr. Vincent
Marriage mentoring for 43 people in Marsabit and Nairobi
Sponsored a soccer tournament in Marurui
Served 950 people in Marsabit in 3 medical camps
Checked all the computers in the IT school and repaired three of them
Developed a food security plan for Kathi’s House
Visited 3 clients at Community Transformers and took each one food
Taught school and held a end-of-the term celebration for 2 days at Tree House Children’s Home
The Michigan team also equipped the ministries of PFC with the following:
i-Dent dental chair to be used to provide dental care to those in the tribal areas
i-See eyeglass program
200 bed nets
An oral devise for Bible stories in the Rendile language
A guitar and a banjo
Watches and thermometers for the mHealth program
A kitchen knife
School supplies for 2nd Chance School
50 leadership books for the PFC staff
100 pair of shoes
Soccer equipment – 46 soccer shoes, 19 cones, 72 bibs, 43 balls, 14 sports socks, 92 jerseys, 18 shorts and 1 volleyball
Many people were served and many more will be served with the equipping of the PFC team.
We are grateful for the Michigan team – the friends who returned and the new friends we have met!
The Michigan team with the Partners for Care Kenya team
A very special thank you to Melinda who prepared the team spiritually to come and covered them with prayer while they were serving.
Blessed to have served together,
Connie Sent via Cingular Xpress Mail with Blackberry