August 8, 2017, Honduras. An assortment of medical-surgical equipment including hospital beds, stretchers, mattresses, examination tables and a treatment chair were provided by Mission Relief Services to Serving at the Crossroads. Dr. Bob Sumner (President of the organization) added an electric generator to the load, which filled a 20’ ocean container. The container was subsequently shipped to the Central American country of Honduras.
August 4, 2017, container #ACLU 9668469, seal # 1253046, Burkina Faso, Africa. Saidou Nana of Nana Super Computer Center is originally from Burkina-Faso, and we have shipped for Nana before. His request for durable hospital equipment/furnishings was lengthy. It is expensive to ship to this land-locked West African country as the containers are shipped to Ghana and then are trucked 1,800 miles inland.
From: Lena Nwaenyi [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2017 4:46 AM
Subject: Goods arrived this morning
Lots of loving greetings from all of us Holy Child Sisters, Abuja. I am please to let you know that the shipped container arrived Abuja early hours of this morning from Lagos.
This is just to inform you of its arrival, you will get more details from me later. God continue to richly bless and protect you and yours. Find believe
July 18, 2017, container #CMAU 5528973, seal # 0720052, Ghana, Africa. This container, coordinated once again by Dr. Kwaku Amexo of the Brandywine Hospital, was directed through the Ministry of Health for Ghana to the Ben-Grace Hospital in Kasoa, Ghana. The shipment included 8 Hill-Rom Advance hospital beds, 4 Hill-Rom Affinity II maternity beds, a Skytron Elite surgical table, three examination tables 3 stretchers, an Air-Shields infant warmer and a host of other valuable medical-surgical equipment and supplies.
June 20, 2017, container #CXDU 1811600, seal #0720051, Mali, Africa. Extremely pleased with the truck shipment that Mission Relief Services coordinated for him on June 13th, Balla Sissoko arranged for this 40’ HC container shipment to Mali. The contents included a variety of mobile recliner chairs, hospital beds, and infant crib, an operating room overhead light set, examination tables, office chairs and a huge supply of assorted linens and medical-surgical supplies.
June 13, 2017, Truck USDOT #1092543, seal #0720050, Mali, Africa. Balla Sissoko, an expatriate of Mali living in Plainfield NJ, coordinated this 26’ box truck shipment which will be consolidated with other donations for further shipment to Mali. This truckload consisted of stretchers, a hospital bed, mattresses, an examination table, a chest freezer, two computed radiography systems, and some 13 pallets-worth of assorted linens and medical-surgical supplies.
April 20, 2017, container #BMOU 4430697, seal #0720049, Nigeria, Africa. This was a long-anticipated shipment of essential medical-surgical equipment and supplies coordinated by Sister Lena Nwaenyi of the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ). Destined for the Cornelian Maternity and Rural Health Care Center in Gidan Mangoro, Abuja, Nigeria, the container contained such valuable items as infant bassinets, cribs, birthing/surgical tables, examination tables, stretchers and special-needs pediatric wheelchairs and standers, along with a wide variety of critical medical supplies.
April 10, 2017, container #CMAU 4266800, seal #0720048, Ghana, Africa. Dr. Prince Ofosu-Mensah of Greater Philadelphia Health Action, Inc., coordinated this container for his compatriots in the Central Region of Ghana. Stretchers, office furniture, Hill-Rom/Stryker hospital beds (with mattresses), dispensing carts, waiting room chairs, examination chairs/tables and an infant crib made up most of this container’s load. A plethora of smaller medical and surgical equipment/supplies filled up all the void spaces in the container.
March 28, 2017, container #CMAU 5568003, seal #0720047, Republique de Guinee, Africa. Moustapha Keita of the Union Kindia USA (an organization of Guinean expatriates in the United States) organized the shipment of this container. The destination of this shipment of hospital beds, birthing equipment, linens and medical-surgical supplies was the Regional Hospital of Kindia. Representatives of the shipping organization as well as officials from Kindia were on hand at the MRS warehouse in Parkesburg PA to witness and publicize the container shipment.
Bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean. It’s known for the Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, in the southeast. The reserve protects a forested mountain range rich in native plants and animals, including chimpanzees and the viviparous toad. On the coast, the capital city, Conakry, is home to the modern Grand Mosque and the National Museum, with its regional artifacts.
March 21, 2017, container #CMAU 5246624, seal #0720046, Democratic Republic of Congo. Dr. Michel Francois of the Haitian Coalition of Philadelphia sponsored this container shipment of hospital equipment, furnishings and supplies to La Ligue de la Bible Pour les Desherites [The Bible League for the Disinherited] in Kinshasa/Gombe, Republique Democratique du Congo. The Congo is the second largest (in area) and fourth most populous country in Africa.