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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.
Joseph Kur was barely six when he was abducted and trained to be a soldier in the Sudan People's Liberation Army. In the midst of violence, death and loss, he found God had not left him, but was the only person he could depend on in a life of war.
We're used to thinking about the top religion in various countries around the world but what about the religion in second place? This map shows the nations of the world by religion that, perhaps, has the second greatest impact in each place.
SIM doctors and associates at ELWA hospital in Monrovia, Liberia were at the vanguard of Ebola treatment when the deadly epidemic first began over two years ago. Now they continue to pioneer new protocols for treating the devastating physical and emotional after-effects of the disease. Read how medicine and faith are coming together to bring not just healing but new hope.
How do you go on when most of your family has been wiped out? Nancy Writebol, herself a survivor of the deadly Ebola virus, is trying to help those who lived through one of the worst disease outbreaks in recent history answer this gut-wrenching question.