training

Mission and Ministry
Marian Sao Ensah, a new graduate of the Bo Women’s Training Center, works with a team of tailors at Old Railway Line in Bo, Sierra Leone. Ensah, a single mother of four, said the skills training she received has made it easier for her to provide for her children. Photo by Phileas Jusu, UM News.

Training center transforms lives in Sierra Leone

Women put tailoring skills to work after graduating from new Bo center, helping them to provide for their families.
Mission and Ministry

United Methodists adapt to Zimbabwe’s economic turmoil

Many in the church, including pastors, are turning to entrepreneurship as the job market worsens and prices skyrocket.
Mission and Ministry
Edwin Joseph Amadu, a United Methodist teacher in the Panguma community in Sierra Leone, shows members of Camp Hill United Methodist Church in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, how he uses backyard agriculture to augment his income to take care of his family. Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS.

US church transformed by Sierra Leone community

Camp Hill United Methodist Church in Pennsylvania helps support education and other community projects in remote village.
Social Concerns
Christina Schmidt, a volunteer with the Malawi Conference women’s organization, teaches young women how to make meatballs during training in Blantyre, Malawi. Photo by Francis Nkhoma, UMNS.

Young underprivileged women gain hope in Malawi

Malawi Conference training focuses on education, gender-based violence, dating and courtship, and spirituality.

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