Investors Business Daily: Albert Schweitzer Left Fame to Bring Medical Care to Africa
Thursday, March 26, 2015: The man whose legacy lives on in The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, an Aid for Africa member, is chronicled in an article on Investors.com. At age 30, Schweitzer gave up fame to become a physician in Gabon.
Schweitzer established a hospital at Lambarene, Gabon, the beginning of a half-century of extraordinary humanitarian work. In 1952, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Today, The Fellowship sends medical school students to Gabon and to 13 underserved communities in the U.S., thus keeping Schweitzer’s legacy alive and providing them with the deep satisfaction that comes from serving others in need. Read the full article