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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Thank You!

Thank you for your support of the 2014 Hope for the Holidays campaign. Over $5,000 was raised allowing the Missionvale Care Center to distribute more than 1,500 food parcels to those in most need. We would also like to thank Serving Hands International for their generosity in providing a matching grant for every dollar raised!

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2014 Hope for the Holidays

Fundraising Goal: $8,400 Campaign Kickoff: November 1, 2014 In Missionvale township, South Africa, food is a constant concern every day of the year. For the Missionvale Care Center, food is the most difficult commodity to raise money for, yet, it is the most basic necessity and critical for survival to people in Missionvale. Missionvale USA…

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Student’s Experience in the MVCC Community Gardens

Written by Emily Gould This post is written by Emily Gould, a senior attending the College of Saint Benedict in Collegeville, MN. Emily and 12 other students spent four months in South Africa for an international study abroad program. This post is about her experience volunteering at the Missionvale Care Center and involvement with the Community Garden Program….

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Tour of Missionvale Care Center

Let me take you on a short tour of the Missionvale Care Center. It probably has been a while since some of you visited and many of you have not yet had the amazing opportunity to see the Care Center in action first-hand. Just inside the Care Center entrance Missionvale Ireland built this structure on…

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