Egbe Hospital Blog

EGBE Community Names Two New Chiefs

By |2019-11-11T15:25:27+00:00November 11th, 2019|Revitalization Updates|

It was wonderful to be back in Egbe, Nigeria, earlier this month with a team of volunteers to see the progress on the revitalization of the ECWA School of Nursing and Midwifery, Egbe, and to support the team at Egbe Hospital through planning, training, budgeting, and staff development. Highlights of the trip included: [...]

The Roofs Have Been Installed on the Dorms!

By |2019-09-20T18:31:41+00:00September 17th, 2019|Revitalization Updates|

Each morning 80-100 workers arrive at the construction site located across from the hospital. The result is a flurry of activity and momentum as we forge ahead with the revitalization of the ECWA School of Nursing, Egbe in Nigeria. Today, the roofs of the three dorms (two female dorms each with 24 rooms and [...]

A Song of Community – Egbe, Nigeria

By |2019-08-02T20:53:39+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Egbe Life & Ministries|

Theologian Henri Nouwen writes, “Our society encourages individualism. We are constantly made to believe that everything we think, say, or do, is our personal accomplishment, deserving individual attention. But as people who belong to the communion of saints, we know that anything of spiritual value is not the result of individual accomplishment but the [...]

A Willing Heart with Helping Hands!

By |2019-06-25T18:57:11+00:00June 25th, 2019|Revitalization Updates|

We have just returned from another productive trip to Egbe, Nigeria, with a large team of volunteers. Some have served in Egbe before, and for others it was their first time to Africa. Each of them were touched by the warm greetings of “You are Welcome!” expressed frequently by our Nigerian friends and colleagues.  [...]

Extending Hope Beyond our Walls

By |2019-06-25T18:58:11+00:00February 26th, 2019|Egbe Hospital, Revitalization Updates|

It’s hard to put into words the deep gratitude the Egbe people express for the tremendous progress made by the Egbe Hospital Revitalization Project since inception. For much of the hospital team and the Egbe community, the hospital represents a sense of hope and offers a tangible demonstration of God’s love. Recently, 96 people from [...]

Celebrating Achievements in 2018

By |2019-01-21T15:57:00+00:00January 21st, 2019|Egbe Hospital|

We join with Dr. Anthony Joseph, the Medical Director of ECWA Hospital Egbe to, “praise God for another year ending with wonderful testimonies for the hospital.”   We thank YOU, our partners around the globe, for your continued support which impacts lives daily. Highlights in 2018: 14,541 Out-patients, with 3,763 being new patients 1,634 In-patients 1,669 [...]

HOPE – Sharing the Message of Christmas at Egbe Hospital

By |2018-12-20T21:37:35+00:00December 20th, 2018|Revitalization Updates|

Recently staff and students of ECWA Hospital Egbe, ECWA Schools of Nursing and Midwifery, and the George Campion Academy joined together for ‘Carols in the Valley’ – it was a time of celebration and singing Christmas carols to the sick throughout the hospital wards.  What a great opportunity to share the message of the [...]

The Vision Expands –A New Phase of Revitalization at Egbe, Nigeria

By |2018-10-25T12:55:09+00:00October 24th, 2018|Revitalization Updates|

In May of this year, the voices of 100 people could be heard as hospital staff, nursing students, and community members sang in unison “we thank you Lord”. Gathered together in an open field in Egbe, Nigeria, voices were raised in praise during an impromptu ground breaking ceremony marking the anticipated School of Nursing Revitalization. [...]