Doulos Global is sponsoring a short-term mission trip specifically for those who serve in the medical professions. We are recruiting people who have training and experience as doctors, nurses, medical technicians, assistants and administrators, dentists and dental assistants, hygienists, nutritionist and any other related skills (including mental health) in the health occupations.
This opportunity is in Kakamega, Western Kenya. The dates are January 3-15, 2019. The cost of the Mission is $1,200 + airfare to Nairobi. Our Team will be working in cooperation with Ematsayi B.A.L.L. Medical Clinic providing medical care, staff training and community education. Ematsayi Ball Mission was established in 1981, serving the rural communities in Kakamega County. Their vision is to provide quality and affordable medical services including medical treatment and care of patients and educate the communities in matters regarding hygiene, health and total wellness. Our Team will work alongside Mission staff in the evaluation and treatment of various maladies, education for the prevention of disease and training with the medical staff at the Mission. We will be visiting several villages setting up mobile bush clinics among the predominant Luhya tribal people. We’ll even leave a day for seeing sights at a nearby Rain Forest.
Our hosts in Kenya are Peter and Donna Pfaltzgraff. They have been missionaries to Kenya since 2006 and moved to Kakamega in 2010 They work in conjunction with the Bible and Literacy League of Kenya (B.A.L.L.). Peter is the Director of the Grace and Faith International Bible School, and Donna serves as the Medical Director of the Ematsayi B.A.L.L. Medical Clinic. The goal for the clinic is to become self-sufficient, self-governing, and self-perpetuating.
Requirements for joining this Team:
Must be Born-Again and in fellowship with the LORD;
Must be an active member of a church with a good recommendation from your Pastor;
Must have a current U.S. Passport and secure a entry visa for Kenya;
Must have updated Yellow Fever inoculation;
Must attend or view all Prep Meetings and read Manual for a Short-term Mission;
Must complete all financial obligations including payment due dates.
1. Send a $150 deposit to secure your spot on the Team (see instructions below).
2. Secure a passport if you do not have one. Visa will be obtained upon entry.
3. Get a Yellow Fever vaccination.
4. Make a list of family, friends and acquaintances who will receive a Support Letter.
5. Personalize the Support Letter and mail or distribute it.
6. Read Manual for a Short-term Mission.
7. Plan to participate in each Prep Meeting, (you will be notified of the dates).
8. Pray and learn as much as you can about the country and culture you are visiting.
To make a Trip deposit, send a check to Doulos Global Ministries; P.O. Box 15495; Brooksville, FL 34604 OR go to www.doulosglobal.org/donate; select, “donation to a specific fund” and chose “Kenya Mission” from the drop-down menu. We will follow up with a letter sharing details of the Trip and a Support Letter for you to use to raise funds.
* You are responsible to book/pay for your flights to and from Team departure point.