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Author Archives: Peter

News from Ouagadougou 97

[Show as gallery] Pictures: Jiska during the honor roll ceremony at school; Phebe and Jiska after the presentation of the school musical ‘One Smart Pig’; Phebe was ‘Orville Pig’; Jiska and Phebe with the International Women’s day 2015 fabric; Jiska turned 13 on March 12!; Liesbeth warms up for her audition in the ‘Lemmens Institute-LUCA … Continue reading »

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News from Ouagadougou 96

[Show as gallery] Pictures: the 2nd building has a new ceiling; the wall at the 2nd piece of land, building coordinated by Arjo; the dentist in his own new room in the hospital; Adrie and Ineke reorganizing the pharmacy while the doctors work on reports; dr. Jacob is here with a brand new cardiologic ultrasound … Continue reading »

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News from Ouagadougou 95

[Show as gallery] Lots of pictures this time: the containers covered; this becomes a maintenance workshop; the new roof; medical check-up of the workers from the International school; the mobile X-ray machine in the truck; ECG for every person, Liesbeth helps; bloodwork done in our own lab!; the new road from the hospital to the … Continue reading »

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News from Ouagadougou 94

Pictures: Peter visits Liesbeth in Houghton, NY; At the Yako Orphanage with the WIRED Youth Group (3 pictures); The new community health meeting place at the hospital; Leaving for a 4-day mobile clinic; Jan and Naomi Van der Flaas; Jiska and Phebe are flower girls! (church under construction…); Lydia’s here! Dear friends, A lot has … Continue reading »

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News from Ouagadougou 93

Pictures: these 2 press pictures really summarize what happened here last week; Doing school work at home; and dress up the cat; Dear friends and prayer partners, We just went through a suspenseful time here! After the resignation of the president on Friday October 31st we were confused about who of 2 military leaders was … Continue reading »

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News from Ouagadougou 92

Pictures: the lab at the hospital is finally working!; enlarging the microscope image through the computer; taking blood samples from the children; children waiting for their turn; Dr. Peter and Dr. Kiswendsida; Jiska at work; Ineke and Clarisse at the medicine table; a girl who just received her medicine; Peter with a little patient; with … Continue reading »

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News from Ouagadougou 91

Pictures: A typical market in Ouagadougou during a visit with the interns; during a church attendance; Oak Hills church team; Mobile clinic; What a row!; Our street under water; First day of school for Jiska and Phebe; First day of school for Lydia Dear friends, As for most people, the holidays are really over here. … Continue reading »

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News from Ouagadougou 89

Pictures: Bibata at the official opening of the hospital in January; General Assembly of Paam Laafi (2 pictures); the last EDGE of this year; violin recital, Phebe is one of the four students; Jiska and Phebe at the dance recital (the posters in the room are made by them) Dear friends, The month of June … Continue reading »

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News from Ouagadougou 88

Please excuse us for the delay in translation, this was written on April 30th Photos: On the road to Mahadaga; helping with water tower project after arriving; children waiting to be registered; they are ready; Jiska and Phebe happy to help; consultation with local doctors; sign language interpreter helps explain how to take medications; Black … Continue reading »

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