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El Elyon, is a not-for-profit hospital operated by a local organization called El Elyon in Lome, the capital of Togo, whose mission is to extend the ministry of compassion to all who seek its services.

El Elyon's facility is open 24/7 and provides Pediatrics, Surgery, OB-Gyn and Internal Medicine in this 52 bed facility with 18 employees and 20 volunteers that has become an anchor for health care in the region.  LWDF's clinic in Agou and El Elyon are collaborating and the facilities work together to help the community.  

El Elyon's Mission
To extend the presence and healing ministry of compassion in all we do.

El Elyon's Vision
El Elyon is a leading health care system in collaboration with Light in the World Development Foundation; providing high quality, comprehensive and innovative care across Togo, West Africa. Our system provides opportunities for medical providers and humanitarian activists from around the world to volunteer within the region. 

El Elyon's Values
Excellence - Encouraging high standards of service and performance

Dignity - Treat each person as an inherently valuable member of the human community and as a unique expression of life

Justice - Creating systems and structures that are attuned to the needs of the vulnerable and disadvantaged and that promote a sense of community among all persons

Integrity - Advocating for consistency, predictably, and honesty in all human interactions

Stewardship - Ensuring prudent use of talents and resources in a collaborative manner



Clinique El-Elyon

The sign over the hospital.


Emergency Services

An ambulance donated to the hospital from Germany.



A surgical table donated to LWDF/El-Elyon.


Dr. Preston Phillips

The OR was named for Dr. Preston Phillips who traveled from Oklahoma to Togo to perform orthopedic surgeries on patients during the June 2018 surgical mission trip. 


It's Open!

Ribbon cutting ceremony to open the hospital.



The view from outside the front of the hospital.


Let There Be Light

Operating lights donated for safe surgeries to be performed.



Beds in the recovery room of El-Elyon hospital.

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