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Nov 1 2020

Beginning the Battle | October Admits

Beginning the BattleOctober Admits We have continued to see the numbers of families seeking assistance at Middle Ground rise through the month of October, and more days than not, all of the beds we have available for inpatient care are filled with little ones in various stages of recovery. In the past 30 days, we have admitted 12 new patients for treatment. On October 1st 3 month old, 4.5lb baby “L” was admitted. L was ...
Oct 27 2020

Throwback Thursday | Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Throwback Thursday Wednesday, June 15, 2016. *This was originally posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. It is a peek into the story of a family that had just had several of their children admitted into our inpatient treatment program. I still gasp for breath when I remember their faces, I still remember their names every single time I pray. I still believe that the redemption we are waiting for is just around the corner. Morning ...
Oct 1 2020

Beginning the Battle | September Admits

Beginning the BattleSeptember Admits September seems to have flown by, we kept busy at Middle Ground admitting 8 little ones to begin their fight against severe malnutrition. We are continuing to see the number of children seeking treatment at Middle Ground increase as the effects of recents storms and ongoing astronomical food prices continue to take their toll on the population. On September 7th a 4.5 year old little boy was admitted for treatment. We ...
Sep 1 2020

Beginning the Battle | August Admits

Beginning the BattleAugust Admits The beginning of August was busy at Middle Ground, with 6 little ones admitted in the first half of the month. We saw more severe cases than we have seen in many weeks and our staff were busy keeping everyone medically stable, as well as comforting parents and getting them settled in and used to life at Middle Ground. On August 6th two little girls, “DS” and “DA” were admitted within ...
Aug 1 2020

Beginning the Battle | July Admits

Beginning the BattleJuly Admits Today I want to introduce you to the 5 little ones who joined us at Middle Ground this past month. Each of these sweet babies (and their mamas) are fighting through the treacherous early days of malnutrition treatment. They don’t feel well, and they are scared. The next few days and weeks will be filled with a range of complicated physical and emotional feelings from everyone as the pain starts to ...
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