Mission projects

Mission and Ministry
Janet Mutsengi, 85, arrives in an ox-drawn cart to seek medical care from the staff at the Dindi United Methodist Clinic in Zimbabwe. The United Methodist Church is helping provide health services to underserved communities through an outreach program. Photo by the Rev. Taurai Emmanuel Maforo, UM News.

Clinic patients come in carts, wheelbarrows, on foot

Dindi community welcomes United Methodist Church’s health outreach efforts but pleads for ambulance and doctors.
Evangelism
Bishop John K. Yambasu watches the ribbon cutting at the new eye clinic at the Port Loko Government Hospital in northern Sierra Leone. Photo by Phileas Jusu, UM News.

Sierra Leone conference opens new eye clinic

For years, patients living in the northern Sierra Leone city of Port Loko and nearby villages who had eye diseases had to travel about 40 miles to the nearest eye clinic.
Social Concerns
East Africa Bishop Daniel Wandabula stands with others outside Kayole St. John's United Methodist Church in Nairobi, Kenya, where he has launched the opening of The United Methodist Church Savings and Credit Co-Operative Society, the first church-based financial institution in the East Africa episcopal region. Photo by Gad Maiga, UM News.

United Methodist credit union opens in East Africa

Co-operative society in Kenya aims to promote a savings culture and provide affordable credit to members and stakeholders.
Mission and Ministry
Lorraine Charinda, a missionary from Zimbabwe, shows visitors from the West Ohio Conference around Kamisamba Farm in North Katanga, Congo. West Ohio is the partner conference of the North Katanga and Tanganyika conferences. Photo courtesy of Lorraine Charinda.

Missionaries share joys of serving in Africa

Gathering brings together more than 50 missionaries to share their experiences and learn from counterparts serving in different countries.

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