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100 Days!

Today marks 100 days until the WOGO team begins departures for Democratic Republic of Congo for our medical mission in Kinshasa at the Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital. Planning is underway  – booking hotels, dinners, transportation, outreach programs and all of the logistics required to keep a team of 50 moving and working. Team members are […]

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Dikembe Mutombo and his wife Rose pose with the WOGO Pre-Trip team in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Mission Update – D.R.C

Mission Update – Press Announcement Wednesday, January 27, 2016 for immediate Release WOGO Team Medical Mission to Congo with Dikembe Mutombo Foundation Scheduled Mt Airy, NC January 27, 2016 – Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (www.WOGO.org) announced the location of their next medical mission in June 2015. The team will be traveling with the Dikembe Mutombo […]

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generosity n.

generosity noun gen·er·os·i·ty \ˌje-nə-ˈrä-sə-tē\ 1:  willingness to give or to share <He shows generosity to those in need.> 2:  an act of unselfish giving <Her generosity was appreciated.> (Merriam Webster Dictionary) Sometimes the day-to-day work, and the excitement of planning and executing get in the way of reflection. WOGO has been incorporated since 2009 and […]

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Dikembe Mutombo blocks a shot at the DMF Basketball clinic in Kinshasa

There I was Deep in the Congo …

Pre-Trips are grueling, often including 20+ hours of travel, (each way) and 2 ½ days in country. Pre-Trips are also inspiring. The Congo was no different. We traveled for more than 20 hours first flying to European cities on the first leg of our trip. Then, after a short layover we boarded a flight to […]

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