Education

Theology and Education
Students at the Guinter Memorial Secondary school write notes in their classroom. Photo by Richard Fidelis.

Central Nigeria Conference opens new secondary school

Along with a Christian foundation, students — many of whom could not afford government or private schools — prepare for higher education.
Theology and Education
Colette Ndobe  Photo by Ndobe Ebeneza Mosima.

Commentary: The power of pencils in Cameroon

United Methodist Women in Cameroon reach out to rural school students with much-needed school supplies as part of the One Child, One Pencil Project.
Theology and Education
Students at the United Methodist Church Primary School in Njagboima, a community in the city of Bo, Sierra Leone, have temporarily relocated to the porch of the Rogers Memorial United Methodist Church due to unusually high admissions following the government’s free education policy.  Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS.

Sierra Leone welcomes free education — with reservations

As new United Methodist schools await approval for government assistance, dwindling enrollments present challenges.
Global Health
Sister Tsitsi Murapa shows Varaidzo Matika (left) and Munyaradzi Manyau how the HIV Self Testing kit works. Photo by Eveline Chikwanah, UMNS.

Africa University pilots HIV self-testing

With help of the Board of Global Ministries, the project is first to be conducted at a United Methodist institution in Zimbabwe.

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