Cindi Chen completes field work in Kenya with Programs Abroad

Updated: Mar 9, 2020



Cindi Chen, a recent UCSD Graduate (’14) ,Physiology & Neuroscience and Global Health Minor, completed her Field Work Experience through Programs Abroad at St. Anthony’s Health Centre in Kenya. Projects Abroad helps place volunteers in a variety of projects in developing countries. Some projects include care, teaching, medical and conservation. Cindi is a San Franciscan Native and has a passion for good food, traveling and social justice.


We asked Cindi about her experience in Kenya and here is what she said to say:

"I was a medical volunteer and was placed in St. Anthony’s Health Centre, a small private hospital that is located in the outskirts of Nakuru, Kenya. I rotated between the different departments and usually shadowed/aided the nurses. I helped the nurse in the infant room, w