CARING HEARTS INTERNATIONAL
Helping Hands Across the Globe
|Kennie Amaefule RN, MN, CRRN
Kennie (Ekene) A. Amaefule is a
native of Nigeria. As a social activist, she is a tireless leader in
nursing in the global community.
To decrease water-borne diseases, she spearheaded funding for the
drilling of a new well in eastern Nigeria. In celebration of the new
well, Amafuele was crowned honorary chief Ugochinyere l, "An Eagle from
Above." The governor of Imo State has recognized her contributions
Recently, she has
purchased land and begun construction of a free medical clinic. This
clinic will include a women's center where local women can learn to
read and write and develop marketable skills. She often visits remote
areas and villages to provide HIV/AIDS and health awareness education.
She has established an education fund for the children in her native
village in Nigeria. During this effort, she adopted twin Nigerian baby
boys who had been abandoned.
Here in the States,
Amaefule continues to exemplify the highest standards of humanitarian
service by volunteering in her neighborhood school, church and
workplace with emphasis on the homeless, chemical dependent and others
in need. She is an active mentor and tutor to minority students.
Kennie Amaefule is
qualified Nurse Practitioner and has been in nursing practice for over
ten years. She is currently the nurse manager of the Rehabilitation
Inpatient Unit at the Puget Sound Veteran Administration Medical
Center. She lives in Auburn, Washington
State. To contact Kennie Amaefule, email her directly or visit
the contact page for more information.