The most powerful Hurricane in a decade, Matthew, has left thousands displaced in Haiti. From reports from the field we know many streets are flooded and many houses are without roofs. Bridges and roads are washed out. As you know, Haiti is one of the world’s poorest countries with many already living in flimsy housing […]
MVI Announces New President
Within the last month, MVI has brought on a new leader to charge the organization with renewed focus on strategic growth and implementation. Bill Snell, MVI’s new President, is no stranger to Orlando, or the life-changing work accomplished by Missionary Ventures. Snell has been a pastor in the Orlando area since 2000, and formally served […]
We are so grateful for your prayers and support for Ecuador. On Sunday, April 17, a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck Ecuador’s central coast flattening buildings, homes, and churches. Highways were also crumbled as a result of this event. So far, approximately 350 civilians are dead and over 2,000 are injured. Missionary Ventures has four families serving […]
Breaking News – Tropical Cyclone in Fiji
Breaking News Dear Friends and Family, Tropical Cyclone Winston has battered Fiji causing widespread damage. The category five cyclone is one of the most powerful ever recorded in the Southern Hemisphere with wind gusts over 300 kilometres per hour. There are reports that houses have been blown away, roads washed out, cars and small aircraft […]
Help for Family in Swaziland
I’m continually learning what it means to take courageous steps of faith and sacrifice for the sake of Christ’s Kingdom and the poor among us. It started with a typical email from the field. In Swaziland, there is a mother Nomsa and her four children whose husband just passed away from AIDS. They came to […]
Medical Short-Term Teams in Nicaragua
Article submitted by Brenda Rose, Field Coordinator in Nicaragua
In the month of March and April two medical teams came to help out the people in the mountains around Matagalpa, Nicaragua. The first team consisted of pharmacy students from the University of Florida. They were able to attend to many people in areas that have no access to medical care. They also learned how to work in difficult situations where they had no access to medical testing. It was great having this team back. Great job!
The second team came from Trinity UMC. They also were able to care for patients in remote areas and got to care for people that they had met last year. This team had a doctor, several nurses, and an eye doctor. It was so fun watching people’s faces when they could see for the first time in years. They were also able to give fluoride treatments to many of the children. Both teams had a fun time zip lining at Mombacho.
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