Pilot mission trip to Sierra Leone’s Northern Region – St. John of God Hospital in Lunsar and Holy Spirit Hospital in Makeni. Performed 25 major gyn surgeries and saw 300 patients in clinic.
OWWH mission trip to Holy Spirit Hospital. Performed 25 major gyn surgeries.
First draft of architectural plans for Maternity Ward at Holy Spirit Hospital is completed.
OWWH officially spearheads the Maternity Ward project at Holy Spirit Hospital. Fundraising and plans begin.
Construction costs for project are estimated and finalized, architectural plans are finalized, project is approved by Holy Spirit Hospital Board and Diocese of Makeni. Maternity Ward project goes out for bid, engineering firm and construction company are accepted.
OWWH mission trip to Holy Spirit Hospital. Performed 22 gyn surgeries. Established a relationship with the Midwifery School of Makeni.
Site for Maternity Ward is blessed. Ground-breaking on Maternity Ward project begins.
Fundacion Atabal agrees to fully finance the $250,000 construction phase of the Maternity Ward.
OWWH receives its official IRS designation as a 501(c)3 organization.
OWWH mission trip to Holy Spirit Hospital. Performed 15 life altering gyn surgeries. Engaged in strategic planning for Maternity Ward.
Ebola epidemic tears through West Africa with Sierra Leone left devastated in its wake.
OWWH partners with IMEC-America and begins amassing and organizing the equipment needed for the Maternity Ward.
Construction of the Maternity Ward nears completion. Partnering with IMEC-America, OWWH ships all of the equipment, instrumentation and supplies for the Maternity Ward to Makeni, Sierra Leone.
September 1, 2016
The Holy Spirit Hospital Maternity Ward officially opens and its team of physicians, midwives and nurses begins to deliver comprehensive obstetric services to the community.