PVUC has a continuing connection with Dr. Paul Thistle and Karanda Mission Hospital. Located in Northern Zimbabwe, Karanda Hospital is a 150 bed facility treating 100,000+ patients and performing 3,500+ surgeries annually.

Dr. Paul Thistle periodically visits PVUC to bring greetings and the latest news from the hospital. He will next be at the Church for the Sunday service on June 11, 2017. A wish list for the hospital appeared in the February Voice. You may place donated items in the box in the Narthex. If you have big items, please contact the office or Ruth Webster. To help purchase medical supplies, cheques may be made out to PVUC Mission and Service with Karanda on the subject line.

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Photos from Dr. Thistle and his family’s visit to PVUC on Sunday, June 11, 2017

Dresses for children sewen by PVUC and community volunteers

Some of the dresses sewn for girls at Karanda Hospital by PVUC and community volunteers.

Thistle boys outfits

Outfits for boys at Karanda Hospital made by PVUC members and community volunteers.

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A few of the multitude of items donated for Karanda Hopital and awaiting shipment.

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PVUC M&S Chair Ruth Webster shows Dr. Thistle some of the items boxed and
ready for shipment to Karanda Hospital

Thistle, wife, Fran Sancroft

Dr. Thistle and his wife with PVUC member Fran Sancroft