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Reflections Pt. 1

We cannot believe our time at Chidamoyo has come to an end! Our entire experience here has been filled with the graciousness, warmth, and...

Day 15

We are off to safari!! We will be WiFi-less for four days until we get to Victoria Falls, see you then! ~The GROW Zimbabwe Team~

Day 14

Today was marked by saying our goodbyes to everyone in Chidamoyo. In the morning they sang us a song in appreciation of our help over the...

Days 12-13

Since we have arrived here, we have been intrigued by a large hill right outside Chidamoyo with a cell phone tower right on top. We could...

Day 11

Remember when we didn’t think there was such a thing as a relaxing day at Chidamoyo? Well, it turns out there is! Since our CI’s have...

Day 10

Today was our first well-baby clinic at Chidamoyo! Mom’s from all around brought their little ones to be weighed, measured, and given...

Day 9

Today we mixed it up and split up into two groups. Sara, Ellee, Elisa, and Nicole stayed at Chidamoyo while Kendra, Lisa, Ben, Brian, and...

Day 8

Another day done here in Chidamoyo! Today was a slower day compared to yesterday, but it included a new experience in the form of a visit...

Day 7

We had a whirlwind of a day today and barely had time to eat! In the morning after devotionals, we saw a couple of patients. One was a...

Days 5-6:

We had the GREAT honor to spend the weekend at Major’s village, Batanai! Major and his wife, Patience, were fabulous hosts and we feel so...

Day 4

Today happened to be Dr. Mudzingwa’s birthday, one of the two doctors on staff at Chidamoyo Christian Hospital. He was nice enough to...

Day 3

It was another eventful day at Chidamoyo for us! After a pancake breakfast, we started the day at the hospital’s daily devotional...

Day 2

We started today with Devotions at the hospital, which is the way that every work day begins here at Chidamoyo. This part of the day is...

Day 1

Cast of Characters: -Ben, Brian, Elisa, Ellee, Nicole, Sam—Us! UW DPT Students -Kendra, Lisa, Sara—PT’s from the Tacoma area, our...

Day 0

We checked in at Sea-Tac and prepared for our dreaded 14-hour flight to Dubai. How the heck are us movement experts going to sit still...