Thank you to all of our generous donors over the past 16 years, we are serving more people than ever before. We are now operating four full-time, year round medical facilities in Kateri, Iburu, Gidan Waya, and Gusau, Nigeria. We served more than 9,000 people in 2018 and that number is expected to grow in 2019 as our two newest clinics reach their potential.
Letter from Rev. Thomas J. Furrer, President and Executive Director:
Graceland Hospital, along with Graceland International School, has been the dream of Bishop John Danbinta for many years. Bishop John is very grateful for all those who have contributed to this project.
Meet Augustine, one of the masons who labored in the hot sun for the last two years to build this hospital building. Like all construction workers, he is proud of his work.
Father Tom giving us a tour of the new clinic in Gusua called Graceland Hospital.
Our first free medical outreach at Graceland Hospital in Gusau, Nigeria. We dedicated the new building we have just completed and we began our outreach. We do a one-week free outreach once per year at each of our four clinics
We just completed a three day free medical mission at St. Thomas Clinic in Port Harcourt. With a very small team of volunteers, we helped 675 people in three days. And surgeries were scheduled during the outreach which will be completed later this week. A great blessing.
At the Dedication Service for Graceland Hospital in Gusau, with Archbishop Ali Lamido, Bishop John Danbinta, several other Bishops from northern Nigeria and a representative of the Emir ( leader of the Muslim community).
Elizabeth makes for our first case on the "RURAL DOCTOR".
She is 25, an orphan whose parents passed away some 5years ago leaving her with four younger ones who depend on her for their livelihood as a newborn would his mother's breast.
Two weeks back, she was brought to the facility from one of the rural areas in Kaduna state with complains of difficulty in breathing, cough, dizziness and abdominal pain. Exam showed she was pale, fast breathing, generalized lymph node swelling, high fever persistently; had a massive spleen of about 20cm from the left costal border