Our Stories

Beth Uhlig 2013

“Entertaining Angels” It was near the end of a busy day at our makeshift clinic in Kenya as patients were shuffled through the stations of our strategically placed benches. We weren’t taking in any more patients, which landed us in…

Greg Hoy

It did not take a physician to determine that something was wrong with the man’s legs. As I gazed down upon swollen toes and gnarled legs, my mind wandered and I found myself back in Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport embarking on…

Robert Guidangen

Moses – my translator and Kenyan brother – turns to me and says with weighted words, “He wants to know if you could give him something to hope for.”  Money? Food? Clothes?  What could I give but the simple necessities…

Vivian Nguyen

When I first made the decision to go on this trip, I had already felt in my heart that it would be a gigantic milestone in both my own life and in my spiritual journey towards my greater understanding of what…

Jae Kim

The Kenyans, especially the children in the plateau, address us as ‘mzungu.’ This Swahili word literally means an ‘aimless wanderer,’ but is often used interchangeably with the term ‘white person’ or ‘foreigner.’ The word ‘mzungu’ is not derogatory. In fact, whenever…

Katie Benjamin

Everyday brought new opportunities: a chance to meet a friendly face, see a child smile, or hear someone laugh with joy. Everyday also brought new challenges: climbing down the plateau and climbing back up again, trying to communicate in a…