On the 19th of September 2013, visiting members of the Rotary Club of Essendon, Australia toured the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH), where the Flying Doctors Society of Africa (FDSA) had a team of doctors carrying out Fistula repairs on women from across the country. The team presented a cheque of KShs. 11 million to the …Read More
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Rotary Club of Essendon Visit – September 2013
Experience the Rio (Brazilian) Carnival, Kenyan Style!
Touring Kenya this November? Then, count yourself very lucky as you just planned your travels in a way you will never regret. So you ask yourself, what’s so special about visiting Kenya in November? Well, am sure most of us (if not all) have heard of the Rio carnival which is an event that usually …Read More
Why Not Kill Two Birds with One Stone!
Wondering what I mean by “why not kill two birds with one stone”? Well…you will find out in a bit. Planning an African safari is not an easy thing (at least not for me) and so, one might find themselves between a rock and a hard place especially if it involves two or more countries. …Read More
Make your Visit to Malindi Memorable
Malindi is a coastal area of Kenya which has a history stretching back over a thousand years. Its home to a large Muslim and Catholic community…the existence of many ancient mosques and churches attest to this fact. The history of this small albeit marvelous town makes it rich with a culture that is outstanding. Before …Read More
Chairman’s Address (August Newsletter)
2011 marked the 40th year since the inception of the Society. Whilst we celebrated our achievement of having raised Kshs. 1 billion for AMREF’s Outreach Programme, we used the time to reflect on the work we have done serving communities in East Africa. As a Council, we agreed that moving forward we will continue to …Read More
The Man Behind the Outreach Programme – Dr. Johnson Musomi
What work have you done for AMREF’s Outreach Programme? I joined AMREF as the Outreach Manager for the Programme in November 2003. During my tenure, I have overseen the expansion of outreach in terms of number of hospitals and number of patients benefiting. Due to funding from FDSA, outreach has tripled in their projects (FDSA …Read More