He has done all things well. Mark 7:37
February 18th 2016 was like just another ordinary day, but here at the Larry Ebert Medical center, it was not to be. The Clinic was celebrating her ten years of existence marked with pomp and pageantry. In attendance were both the American and Nigerian ambassadors to Burkina Faso, as well the Pastor Mamadou Karambiri. The senior pastor of the largest Church in Burkina Faso was the guest of honor as well as many eminent personalities.
We had also our friends from Park Chapel Christian Church from Greenfield Indiana, Dr. Rolf Pelleboer representing the NGK Church in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, and Lowell Noreen representing Africa-Partners Medical as well as a team from the Navigators Nigeria represented by Zach Barki, Dr Stephen Daniyam and Edwin Majam.
The occasion was festive, featuring singing, speeches and the planting of the anniversary trees by the distinguished invitees. The ceremony was rounded off with a tour of the facilities of the Medical Center and a family picture. In ten years, God has been faithful to us; we have seen over 160,000 patients and had over a 1,200 deliveries. We started with one building in 2006 and now we have four hospital buildings with various departments offering different services. Indeed, God has been good to us and the celebration was to highlight this and give Him all the glory.
We want to thank all those who were able to come as well as all those who prayed and gave so as to make the event possible. May the good Lord bless you all. As it is often said, the best is yet to come.
We are therefore trusting God for greater things He has in store for us in the coming years as you too continue to be part in what He will continue to do among us. We want to particularly thank each and every one of you who has stood by us these past ten years. We toiled together and made it together and God made it happen. Nema and I are grateful for your partnership in this ministry.
May God bless you all.
Felix and Nema with Blessing, Joy and Praise