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April 1st, 2014 - 8:06 pm § in Church

Musical Impact!

“For years we have dreamed of this day, and now has become reality!” these are the words of a pastor in Thiès, a city some 75 km from Dakar, where we organise our first Club Musique d’Impact. It turns out to be a resounding success! We were hoping for 10 participants, but finally [...]

October 28th, 2012 - 11:01 am § in Medical, Africa, News

Albinism in Senegal

In an empty classroom, armed with only a stethoscope, first aid kit and prescription pad I provide a free clinic for people with albinism (popularly called albinos) in Senegal. I provide basic care, give information and hand-out sunscreen. It is October 13, a national day for people with albinism, o[...]

February 2nd, 2011 - 2:04 pm § in Medical, Church, Family, Africa

Pictures of our trip

Hereby a selection of the pictures we took in Senegal. Our visits to the hospital in Thies, the YWAM clinic in Dakar city centre. But most of all it gives a first impression about life in Dakar. If you view the slideshow you’ll miss the explanation that comes with each picture. So the advice s[...]

March 1st, 2011 - 5:31 pm § in Medical, Africa

Plans for medical work

Working as a medical doctor in Senegal will be a big step for which I will never be prepared well enough. Still I feel confirmed that God will give me the strength I need, just as He has done until now. From my background as a Medical Doctor specialized in Tropical Medicine, Mother and Child [&helli[...]