Author Archives: Cheryl

SHARE Africa April Newsletter

ENHANCED MEDICAL CARE TO SHARE ORPHANS AND THEIR COMMUNITIES DURING COVID In December 2021, SHARE’s medical director, Dr. Jeffrey Karasik, again traveled to Kenya, along with student Jason Hirsch. Previously, we mentioned how SHARE donated an oxygen concentrator, which extracts oxygen from room air, to the local hospital, due to the lack of available oxygen […]

Remembering Dr. Martha “Bobby” MacGuffie

On the tenth anniversary of the passing of SHARE’s founder, Dr. Martha “Bobby” MacGuffie, we wanted to pass along to our friends and supporters the following note we received from her nephew, Cam King, that we feel captures the essence of SHARE’s mission. March 7, 2021 Re: “the cheapest way to get angel wings” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ […]

SHARE Africa February Newsletter

NEWS FROM OUR MEDICAL DIRECTOR Our Medical Director, Dr. Jeff Karasik, visited Kenya in December to check on the status of the children and in particular the health services being provided to them, their guardians, and residents of the Villages. The Maternity Room at Mbita General Hospital SHARE is working with Mbita General Hospital to address a number of issues […]

SHARE Africa December 2020 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT On behalf of the SHARE Africa Board of Directors and all the people who depend on us, I extend my sincere gratitude to all our donors and supporters for your transformative generosity and encouragement. This past year has been extremely difficult and we know without the invaluable support of the orphan […]

Bringing Clean Drinking Water to the Community

Contaminated water can be linked to the transmission of diseases such as cholera, diarrhea, and hepatitis A; among others.  Without clean water, communities are exposed to these preventable and sometimes deadly health risks. Bringing clean water into 58 households (guardians for our SHARE Orphans) in the Homa Bay Community not only helps reduce these risks […]