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Sorting Our Stuff

Medical missions utilize a lot of stuff. And when I say a lot, I mean it, Nine-thousand-pounds of stuff. And that isn’t counting the 20 bags of other Stuff that the early team hauled across the sea. This means that our first day on the ground in Arusha was spent sorting more than 400 boxes […]

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From A-Town to A-Town

Otherwise known as ‘A’ Town by the locals, Arusha is a major international diplomatic hub city. Seated at the foot of Mount Meru, the 5th highest mountain in Africa, the city has a pleasant climate and beautiful environment. The charm of the city comes from the residents themselves who are charming and welcoming to all visitors. […]

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Gratitude and Giving

grat·i·tude n. The state of being grateful; thankfulness. give v. To make gifts or donations: gives generously to charity To keep the joy of our medical missions and all of WOGO’s work during the year it is important to savor the feelings we experience. I try to wrap them up and save them to pull […]

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Exploration and Preparation

Our WOGO team leaders are en route to Tanzania to prepare for WOGO’s upcoming trip. WOGO team leaders, surgeons and Operation Walk leads will be at the Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre making preparations for the Spring 2014 WOGO Medical Mission. The Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre (ALMC) will be the location of WOGO Operation Walk Tanzania. […]

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Giving Back at Home – USA!

This year the WOGO team is staying close to home and supporting their communities. We’re participating in Operation Walk USA! Operation Walk USA is a non-profit medical humanitarian organization that provides free hip or knee replacement surgeries for patients – US citizens and permanent residents – who do not qualify for government assistance programs. Harnessing […]

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Celebrating the Season

The holiday season is upon us. All around the world people are celebrating their lives in special ways. What better way to celebrate than to share WOGO’s plans for the coming year. We are extremely excited about the opportunities coming our way. Team WOGO is planning for programs improving lives in underserved communities. In 2013 […]

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