Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:


The Flying Doctor Service(F.D.S) is a part of the African Medical and Research foundation(AMREF),whose offices are ay wilson airport in Nairobi. The flying doctors service provides different kinds of health care in distant parts of Kenya and other countries in Eastern Africa.It has an emergency service for taking sick and injured patients to hospital.It also flies doctors to help medical workers at health centres and dispensaries in areas where conditions are difficult.Sometimes it takes nurses to help with vaccination of children in areas like these.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Pearl Project

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