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Construction of two-room houses for child-headed households by Muvonde Mission Hospital

Muvonde Mission Hospital has built 36 two-room houses for the poorest of full orphans who are struggling to survive after the death of their parents, often from AIDS. The first three photos in the slideshow below are examples of houses … Continue reading

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March 9 — Cancer Care in Zimbabwe

I’ve paid extra attention to the subject of cancer care during this visit to Zimbabwe. Economic conditions have improved in the country since my 2009 visit. The economy has stabilized somewhat, the shops have food for those with the U.S. … Continue reading

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St. Albert’s – Friday March 4

Last Friday morning after publishing the previous post (thanks to a close friend of Elizabeth who has friend with a wireless connection) we started for St. Albert’s, stopping first at a Bon Marche supermarket for bread and other groceries to … Continue reading

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Visit to St. Albert’s, March 2009

I visited St. Albert’s for two weeks this year beginning March 1st. I spent the first week traveling with Melania Nyamukuwa, director of the hospital’s orphan, home-based care, and counseling and testing programs. The orphan program matches children who have … Continue reading

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