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The Deaf Community in Nicaragua

The Deaf Community in Nicaragua

Article submitted by Brenda Rose, Field Coordinator in Nicaragua And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed in him John 9:2.  Several months ago […]

 

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We Buried a Friend This Morning

We Buried a Friend This Morning

Article submitted by Mike & Lauren Deibert, Field Coordinators in Nicaragua I don’t know that we North Americans do death very well; I suppose that we think we do life well. Nicaraguans seem to do both well, and what’s more extraordinary, they don’t even know it. We buried a friend this morning. His name was […]

 

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Sewing into Lives: Rug Production Project

Article submitted by John Williams, MVAustralia Director Pastor Rolly, our field worker in Cebu/Bohol, Philippines, working in the Vista Bella community of squatters on Mactan Island Cebu, is asking for funds to buy 6 sewing machines, and the initial remnant fabric (from garment factories) to help in establishing their project, Rug Production. The workers in […]

 

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Empowering Women through Micro-Finance Programs

Article submitted by Coralie Roets, Director of MVSouthAfrica Philisiwe is a pastor’s wife from Phuzumoya Baptist Alliance Church in Swaziland. She coordinates the Micro Finance Program which is a program that empowers women who are unemployed but are looking for opportunities to help support their families. This program helps the women by lending them money […]

 

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Gray Road Baptist Church Visits Orphans in Guatemala

Gray Road Baptist Church Visits Orphans in Guatemala

Article submitted by Randy & Brenda Purcell, Country Directors in Guatemala Gray Road Baptist from Indianapolis, IN came 4 days after the retreat. This is the church where we accepted Christ a long time ago!  They have been coming for many years. This church is very mindful to care for orphans and because of this, […]

 

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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