2016 Hope for the Holidays

We are so excited to be kicking off the 5th annual Hope for the Holidays fundraising campaign on November 1st! This is our biggest and most important fundraising campaign of the year. 2016 Goal = $15,000 The focus of this campaign is to raise funds that will be used for the Nutrition Unit at Missionvale…

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Together Wee-Can

One of the daily activities we don’t think twice about is where we are going to go to the bathroom. We almost always have readily available bathrooms with running water. The people of Missionvale do not have access to sanitary toilet facilities due to the lack of sewerage infrastructure. As pictured above, they rely on…

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Sponsor a Classroom Campaign

Many kids in the United States are preparing for the start of their next school year. A majority of the kids in Missionvale township are not so fortunate as they must pay for their schooling in South Africa and most cannot afford it. Education was one of Sister Ethel’s main focuses from the very beginning…

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2015 Annual Report

To view all pages of Annual Report, drag mouse over image and a menu bar will appear on the bottom. Click on the arrows to cycle through pages. [pdf-embedder url=”http://missionvaleusa.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/MVUSA-annual-report_REV_sr-edits.pdf”]

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Nadia’s Week 4 Update from Missionvale

written by Nadia Thyberg I’ve finished my last week at Missionvale Care Center and although I am very sad to leave, it gives me great joy to know that I have formed a lasting relationship with this organization. By being a member of the Board of Directors of Missionvale USA I will be able to…

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Nadia’s Week 3 Update from Missionvale

written by Nadia Thyberg I can’t believe I am almost done with my time here at Missionvale! I feel like it has flown by, likely because of how busy I’ve been. But, if you know me, I can’t sit still anyway, so this pace has been perfect! The one thing I wanted to make sure…

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Nadia’s Week 2 Update from Missionvale

written by Nadia Thyberg This week, I’d like to give you an idea of what a day is like as a medical care worker at the Missionvale Care Centre. As I said previously, Thursdays are home to the Women’s Health Clinic where the nurse does Pap Smears and Breast Exams, and gives results of recent…

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Nadia’s Week 1 Update from Missionvale

written by Nadia Thyberg On Monday morning I pulled into the Missionvale Care Centre, anxious and excited for what this month would hold. Due to my arrival being on one of the two days during the week that doctors are available to see patients, instead of the usual First Day Tour I was sent straight…

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Welcome to Missionvale USA

Missionvale USA welcomes Nadia Thyberg as the newest member to our Board of Directors. Nadia is a fourth year medical student at A.T. Still University, School of Osteopathic Medicine and a Naval Officer through the Health Professions Scholarship Program. We are especially excited for Nadia’s involvement with Missionvale USA, as she is originally from the…

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