March 2014 Rwanda
The hearing mission began with a special delivery. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) arrived with a large group of refugees hoping for hearing care. Once the team had fit all of the UNHCR patients, our local team brought Marie to our attention. In addition to fighting illness, Marie had been struggling with hearing loss and was unable to communicate with her family. In the hospital and on oxygen, she could not travel to our hearing mission, so we brought the hearing mission to her. Bill Austin came to her bedside to give her back the gift of hearing.
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