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  • Celebrating Five Years, and a Bright Future


    This summer marks five years since our first trip to Kenya is 2012. That means we’re celebrating here at Alabaster! And we hope you’ll join us. As we prepare to send our sixth team to Kenya, you’re invited to look back at our journey – where we went, who we met and what we’ve learned. […]

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  • Putting the Endonyolasho Clinic on the Map


    The Endonyolasho First Aid Clinic that you helped to build has been standing for about two years. Now, we’re on the map. The Kenya Ministry of Health map, to be specific. The image above is taken from the new Kenya Master Health Facility List website, an effort that categorizes all officially registered clinics and dispensaries […]

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  • Wheelbarrows, Motorbikes, Backs: Bringing Care Closer to Those We Love


    There is a story that’s told about a woman who came to one of Alabaster’s first clinics in Endonyolasho. She was so old and frail that she was unable to walk from her boma (homestead) to the school, where the clinic was held. So, men from the community lifted her into a wheelbarrow and carried […]

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  • Sharing what life looks like through students’ eyes


      It was a busy fall for folks in Alabaster Mobile Clinic. With the help of a handful of committed volunteers, we launched our very first series of photo exhibits featuring photos taken by students in Kenya. With your generosity at these special events, nearly $2,500 was raised to invest in an ambu-bike for the […]

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  • We Have So Much To Share With You


    We can’t believe it’s already the middle of March. That means we’re only 4 months away from our annual summer trip to Kenya! It also means we haven’t shared on this blog with you, our friends and partners — the ones who make all of this work possible — in nearly six months. There has […]

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  • Kenya Partner Spotlight: Meet Stanley


    Alabaster team members love building relationships with Kenyan healthcare providers. These partners teach our teams about their communities and how to provide care in remote communities, and they always end up being such good friends. This year, we met Stanley. His posting in Shompole, a neighboring community to Endonyolasho, started in December. Around that time, […]

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  • On Not Being Needed: Building a Model of Community Partnership


    For five years, Alabaster Mobile Clinic has been taking small teams of seven or eight people to Endonyolasho, a rural and isolated community near the Tanzanian border. The community was first identified by our Kenyan nonprofit partner, Girl Child Network. To their knowledge, only one other non-Kenyan aid team had every gone to the community. […]

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  • Alabaster in Kenya: Highlights from our 2016 Trip


      Alabaster’s 2016 team spent 12 days in Kenya in July. We went to many of the same places and saw many familiar faces – and we also have some exciting new developments that we’re excited to share with you. One of them is this blog. We plan on sharing weekly updates and stories – […]

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