Archive for March, 2012

March 23rd, 2012 - 22:41 § in Africa, Church, Medical

Thursday in March

This Thursday in March was different than all other days so far. At 9 o’clock in the morning, an hour after the Morning Meeting, Jeanette, a surgical nurse, died. She was admitted the night before after a sudden severe stroke. Almost no one was working that morning, and a large group of collea[...]

March 23rd, 2012 - 22:41 § in Recipes

Homemade yogurt!

As a genuine Dutch lady, I love dairy products. I can’t stand one day without yoghurt! Unfortunately yoghurt is scarce and very expensive here. So I make it my self, and it is even very simple! All you need is a lot of powder milk, and plenty of sun and time. Those things are plentiful her[...]

March 7th, 2012 - 21:02 § in Africa, Medical

Movie of Bongolo Hospital

Seeing the great medical needs in the Bongolo area, the local church started to pray to God in the early 70’s that God would send a doctor. When a team of medical CAMA missionaries arrived in 1977 their prayer had been answered. The small dispensary grew to what today is known as the Bongolo Hospi[...]

March 5th, 2012 - 20:51 § in Recipes

Banana Bread Recipe

There are plenty of bananas around here, a rich source of Vitamin C and Potassium. They fall from the trees and they are either eaten by the ants, or you turn them unto a bananabread! Ingredients: 3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed 75 gram (1/3 cup) melted butter 200 gram (1 cup) sugar 1 egg […][...]

March 1st, 2012 - 21:49 § in Africa, Medical, News

Working in a jungle hospital

“You are unique, there is nobody in the world like you. God has created you with talents and he has a place for you to show his love in this world.” The pastor pressed these encouraging words at the heart of the hospital staff this Tuesday morning. “It makes no sense to compare y[...]

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