Dentist Trades Successful Practice for Greater Joy in Rwanda

Dr. Thomas Lee established a successful practice in Southern California, then the Lord used a short-term mission trip to refocus his attention on the great dental needs of Rwanda.



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Dr. Thomas Lee Dr. Thomas Lee is the co-founder and CEO of His Hands on Africa (HHOA). He relocated to Rwanda in 2020 to live out his divine purpose, to be used by God to bless others. HHOA is building dental clinics in remote villages, training Rwandan dentists, creating sustainable dental ecosystem to heal and bless the people of Rwanda and share God’s love. His time in Rwanda has been the happiest years of his life, because he is doing what he was created to do – loving and blessing people through the gift of dentistry. Prior to relocating to Rwanda, Dr. Lee had a successful private practice for 31 years in the Los Angeles area. He is a graduated of the University of California, Berkeley (BA in psychology) and earned his DDS degree from of the University of California, San Francisco. He enjoys skiing, hiking, running, traveling, photography, and listening to jazz.  Since 1988 he has been happily married to Lita and they have three grown children, Noelle (married to Harry with one grandson), Nicholas and Nathan.

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