Support sought as Tanzania hospital prepares for spread of coronavirus

Apr 6, 2020 by

A Mennonite-run hospital in East Africa is preparing to deal with the global coronavirus pandemic. The first case of COVID-19 in Tanzania was confirmed March 16 after an individual traveled to the nation from...

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A hospital without running water? It’s no longer a problem

Nov 15, 2016 by

SHIRATI, Tanzania — For years, leaking pipes and an erratic power grid stood in the way of a steady water supply for Shirati Hospital. Located a little more than one mile from Lake Victoria, the largest lake...

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‘Mennonite’ wells flowing for all

Aug 25, 2014 by and

SHIRATI, Tanzania — When Mennonites drill a well, can only Men­nonites draw water from it? That was the question a group of men recently posed to Fred Otieno, director of planning and development for the...

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