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.

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When Veronica moved from Ecuador to Thailand it certainly wasn't the kind of life choice she thought she would or could ever make. She's shy, and didn't really imagine herself learning and being pushed to speak two new languages at once to say nothing of immersing herself in a completely different culture. But Veronica loves numbers and being able to use her accounting skills to support the work of SIM while serving in a local Thai church proved to her that missions isn't only for outgoing, adventurous people.

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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.

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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.

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When she moved to her new ministry among Bangkok's urban poor, Sunny Yu wasn't prepared for a lot of things - especially the dogs. Watch and read about how Sunny is working to overcome her phobia and adapt to a whole new way of thinking about and doing mission in Thailand's megacity.

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Aof's life was changed when God healed her from a chronic illness. Now she wants to bring hope to kids who love sport. Watch this video about her life from SIM's Sports Friends.

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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.

Find out more: sports-friends.org
Sports Friends is a ministry of SIM: sim.org

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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.

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In 2015 a group of approximately 50 Ingessana young people came to SIM South Sudan workers out of the blue with a letter asking for the Christian faith, for discipling, teaching and churches started in their communities. One year later many of these requests are being lived out. The youth leader of a large number of Ingessana reads out the letter to a backdrop of camps with Ingessana people living out their newfound faith.

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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. 

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The first graduates of SIC Secondary School have been through war, displacement and poverty to see their education through. Nine years after starting their secondary school education, 13 of 34 students have graduated. A month later, a further 60 students - Mabaan and refugees - have enrolled at the school. This video charts the long road and patient endurance of the students, SIM team and Sudan Interior Church.

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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.

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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.

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