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Meet Bibiana

Dr. Bibiana MacLeod, M.D. went to Haiti from Argentina as a Missionary doctor, but it took four years for her to realize that people were still getting sick in their communities and she needed a different approach. Bibiana learned Community Health Evangelism (CHE) from Medical Ambassadors International (MAI). After working with MAI as a coordinator […]

Meet Sharon

In Ethiopia approximately 27 million people are living in poverty. Given the lack of access and control over resources and many discriminatory traditional customs, women comprise a majority of those living in absolute poverty.  According to the United Nations, 75% percent of women are illiterate. Even though primary education is being promoted, early marriage of […]

Meet Lia

Cape Verde is a country in West Africa. It’s made up of a region of islands collectively known as Macaronesia. Cape Verde has won a positive reputation in promoting what is considered the most stable democracy in Africa, a standard of living higher than most African nations, however, poverty is still a main problem and […]

Meet Winnie

Dear Friends, Over the next several weeks we are sharing stories about women who are raising the status of women and girls in their communities through Community Health Evangelism (CHE). You will hear from women serving God in many regions including East Africa, West Africa, South America, Haiti, Bolivia, Argentina, Senegal and Ethiopia! Today, we’d […]

COVID-19 Response in Cape Verde, Africa

Medical Ambassadors is on the ground running with great CHE workers like Lia Veiga. Last week, Lia delivered food bags to 130 families in Cape Verde.  Keeping in mind MAI’s holistic approach, her team included information about COVID-19 as well as flyers that spoke of spiritual and emotional topics. Although there is great need in […]

Never too far gone!

As we celebrate Mothers’ day, I cannot help remembering my own mother who went to be with the Lord a few years ago. She had lived a very comfortable and full life, and my siblings and I have very fond memories of her. She was loving and caring, and she often suffered from various medical […]

I will never become a Christian!

As we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus at Easter, we have a powerful story to share with you. A story of transformation and change where Tassy, the protagonist, was resurrected from darkness to light, and from death to become the inheritor of eternal life! As a practicer of Voodoo, Tassy was motivated to oppose the […]

Medical Ambassadors International on COVID-19

At Medical Ambassadors International (MAI) we build relationships with the world’s most vulnerable people and together we work to heal communities both physically and spiritually. Many of the vulnerable people we serve are currently faced with the challenge of navigating COVID-19.

The Answer to Her Prayers

When insufficient income from the local coffee crops in a Ugandan village continued year after year, those who were able migrated to the cities. Only the poorer villagers, mostly households headed by women, were left behind. Miriam, our community hero for this month, was one of those who stayed. Miriam contacted the remaining people and […]