BEARING GOOD FRUIT
It has been another fruitful year forGenesis World Mission. We praise God forhis abundant provision and celebrate theopening of a permanent clinic in Kenya inpartnership with our friends there lastAugust. So many needy people are nowgetting high-quality, affordable health carethrough the clinic. It’s astounding tobelieve that this strong operation grewfrom the seedling of conversations we had just two and a half years ago.At home, the Garden City CommunityClinic and Volunteer Physicians Network both continue to take long strides inmaturing. These projects are effectinglasting changes in our patients’ health andliving situations. I am deeply grateful forthe support that our community providesfor this mission work —there’s no way wecould do this without you.Dr. Karl Watts, MD, President
THREE MAIN BRANCHESDESIGNED TO MEET HEALTHCARENEEDS OF THE UNDERSERVED
SINCE ITS ESTABLISHMENT IN 2001, GENESIS WORLD MISSION, INC. HASGROWN A VARIETY OF PROJECTS TO FULFILL ITS MISSION AS A NON-DENOMINATIONAL CHRISTIAN ORGANIZATION: TO CONVEY THE LOVE OF JESUSCHRIST BY MEETING THE PHYSICAL, MEDICAL, AND SPIRITUAL NEEDS OF THE LESSFORTUNATE, BOTH GLOBALLY AND LOCALLY.
Genesis provides sustainable diagnostic and medical treatment servicesto economically disadvantaged individuals through local and interna-tional partnerships. This vision includes supporting short-term missiontrips with supplies, training and leadership. Active projects are locatedin Kenya and India—two of over 20 countries served since the estab-lishment of Genesis World Mission.
INTERNATIONAL—THE HEART AND SOUL OF GENESISGARDEN CITY COMMUNITY CLINIC—OUR FLAGSHIP PROJECT
Garden City Community Clinic (GCCC) provides medical services tolow-income, uninsured patients by utilizing volunteer health care pro-fessionals. Care includes treatment of acute non-emergent and limitedchronic illnesses, medications, and referrals for specialty care. On-sitebasic dental services, social work visits, patient medical education,mental health counseling and referrals to specialists are also available.
VOLUNTEER PHYSICIANS NETWORK—NEW KID ON THE BLOCK
Volunteer Physicians Network (VPN) is a referral network of specialtyphysicians, labs and hospitals who’ve agreed to donate medical care topatients of three Ada County safety-net clinics: Family Practice Medi-cal Center, Terry Reilly Health Services-Boise, and GCCC. VPN wasestablished in 2006, first under a federal grant, then sustained by com-munity funding under Genesis.