Everyone on the team participated in the optional safari and no one was disappointed!  Serengeti Select guides, Alex and Stephan, took us to Tarangire, Ngorongoro Conservation Area (the 8th wonder of the world!), Lake Ndutu, and the Serengeti Southern plains.  We saw the beautiful... 

Last week we visited the MaaSAE Lutheran Girls School sponsored by Operation Bootstrap Africa (http://www.bootstrapafrica.org/).   We have provided and set up used laptops in the past and had some additional laptops for the school that arrived on the container. This school is critical... 

In preparing to install the medical air compressor, the SCL Health Biomed team laid the system out and determined what fittings were needed.  Kevin Deitsch and I then went shopping for fittings.  If you were to need threaded pipe nipples for a project in the US, you would determine... 

A Shining Light in the NICU

Napir is a story of success and an example to women of what they can achieve.  She graduated a few months ago with the first class at the ALMC nursing school after attending the MaaSAE girls secondary school and now is one of the most dedicated and skilled nurses in the NICU.  When... 

Amy Kreeger gets the “International Creativity Award” for her innovative teaching methods for BLS to about 80 nursing students! We had 5 stations set up to teach Basic Life Support to the nursing students where they learned different skills from Carol, Connor, Amy, Dr.... 

The 40 ft container that was supposed to arrive months ago has finally arrived at 2:00 this afternoon with some of the equipment we need to deploy and do it quickly!  It had been sitting in Dar es Salaam for months waiting to be released. With the change in government to the new... 

The Strength of an Army

Ever since we arrived, Dan Ritter and I both contemplated  how we were going to remove a bad oxygen plant on a raised deck and replace the unit with a new Kaeser compressor; each weighing well over a ton. Where there is a wish, there is a way! We spoke to one of the facilities guys... 

We had the opportunity to take a break from our projects and training to come together with the leadership at ALMC, Selian, and Hospice to celebrate the wonderful work that has been completed thus far and the long standing partnership.  Dr. Jacobson expressed a heartfelt thank you...