Shame culture in northern Ethiopia means many children with physical disability are hidden at home. Since 2014, the SIM team at Hidden Abilities has been showing families another way, welcoming them and giving them the expert care their children need.
The South Sudan Water Project has personally installed eleven boreholes since 2006 and repaired over 40 boreholes, all which serve more than 20,000 people with clean water in Doro, South Sudan.
The Grieve Memorial Clinic in Doro, South Sudan, holistically serves the needs of more than 100,000 South Sudanese refugees and Mabaan people
Life is tough for families coping with disabilities in Kenya. Working with the local church, Sports Friends Kenya believes it can make a long-term transformation in their lives.
There is shame and stigma surrounding disability across much of Kenya. This teaser video highlights some of the lies that communities speak into families affected by disability.
With a deep desire to care for its children, the Sudan Interior Church has partnered with SIM to start a primary school, that educates and disciples those whom we pray will be the future leaders of South Sudan.
Appolinarie received healing from her traumatic experiences that took place during the Ruanda genocide more than 20 years ago. Now she helps other French-speaking refugees in Nairobi to deal with their trauma, through trauma healing groups.
Appolinarie had to flee her home in Ruanda during the genocide. Through God she has been able to forgive and receive healing. Now she helps others through trauma healing groups
The SIM South Sudan Harvest Worker project is helping mobilise those who are ready to go to serve in South Sudan
Banda Go is an affordable IT solution designed by SIM’s Banda Health team, in collaboration with local healthcare professionals like Mary, specifically for health centres in low-resource communities. It’s gone live in its first healthcare centre and plenty more are following.
In a country of 17 million people, Deb serves as the only acting occupational therapist at SIM's Galmi Hospital in Niger. She has a passion for equipping Nigeriens to meet their own people's treatment needs.
A portion of time at Sports Friends' camps is often spent doing arts and crafts. But at one camp in Nigeria, young people had the opportunity to learn vocational skills — such as shoemaking! Daniel’s time at camp not only showed him Christ’s love, but also launched his career as a shoemaker in Jos, Nigeria.
Pastor Bulis is a local who serves as chaplain of the SIM Doro Clinic, South Sudan. In this video we see how he has the unique opportunity each day to support, teach and pray with patients at the clinic.
The diverse team at SIM Doro Clinic serve more than 150,000 people from many different tribes within the local village and refugee camps. In this video the clinic manager talks us through a whistlestop tour of the clinic.
The truth could not be hidden from the Ingessana people, as many are turning to Jesus Christ as their saviour, even amidst extreme hardship.
It's been a huge year for SIM Stories. We've published twice as many stories as ever before. Here are some of our editors' highlights from 2016.
Missionaries discuss the motivation and dangerous reality of venturing into unknown and risky terrain in this region of rural East Africa where many are living and dying without Christ.
A conversation between two SIM missionaries explores the motivation for continually ministering to the least reached, even in the face of danger.
A brand new ELWA Hospital is raising the standard of care for wealthy and under privileged Liberians alike with ground-breaking modern facilities.
The Cell Kenya Ministries team has seen a huge growth in rural churches of western-Kenya thanks to a move of disciple making. In this video we see the team launch a 'Disciple Makers' course that will equip church goers to reach out to their communities and beyond.
Once dormant rural churches are growing in spirit and in number by being equipped to make disciples.
Ethiopians Getachew and Tibarek are among the growing number of missionaries serving with SIM from non-Western regions. With a shared culture they relate easily to the people of South Sudan where they serve. Watch as we explore how God is at work in the refugee camps of Doro, South Sudan.