Mission and Ministry
“Baby Betty” is one of United Methodist Mercy Hospital’s success stories. Mohamed Khadar, the hospital’s outreach manager, says the child was severely malnourished and sick with pneumonia when she was first seen at the clinic but is now healthy. Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS.

Bo hospital reaches out to Sierra Leone's poorest

United Methodist Mercy Hospital's outreach program targets remote communities where health care availability and ability to pay are a challenge.
Mission and Ministry
Joppa Muzokomba has his blood pressure checked by Killia Jena at a mobile clinic in Marange District sponsored by the Harare East District-Chisipiti Circuit in Zimbabwe. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UMNS.

Church helps fight ageism in Zimbabwe

The United Methodist Church in Zimbabwe is making senior citizens a priority through several health initiatives across the country.
Mission and Ministry
Dolo Boamou and Denise Kpoghomou pump water from a well as adults look on in Yassata, Guinea. The United Methodist Church in Liberia is building five wells in the country as part of its Water for Life project. Photo by E Julu Swen, UMNS.

Water for Life project expands to Guinea

The United Methodist Church in Liberia plans to build at least five water wells in the country in areas where the church has a growing presence.
Mission and Ministry
The Rev. Juliet Chirowa speaks at Sunningdale United Methodist Church in Harare, Zimbabwe. She said the church should influence policy by standing up for justice including comprehensive care for victims of human trafficking. Photo by Priscilla Muzerengwa, UMNS.

United Methodists fight human trafficking

Zimbabwe East Conference leaders ask congregations to raise awareness and offer counseling and rehabilitation for survivors.

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