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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AuthorTimothy Coleman

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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AuthorBrian Yung

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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Many transgenders in India’s hijra community feel “sick, poor, ugly” but Shalom staff members like Malti di are working hard to introduce them to the Great Physician who brings wholeness and beauty.

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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.

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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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