Entries by Medical Ambassadors

Neetu’s Story

Medical Ambassadors International (MAI) has been involved in CHE (Community Health Evangelism/Education (known as CDE-Community Development Education, in some countries) and development work with childcare and educational programs in this region of South Asia since 1988. In 2003, one of our CHE facilitators introduced Neetu (who has special needs) to be involved with the program. […]

Countering Food Insecurity

From the beginning of creation, we see how food is not only a source of substance, but also a connection to our relationship with God. “Now the Lord God had planted a garden in the east, in Eden; and there he put the man he had formed.”  Genesis 2:8 With disobedience, came consequences. “To Adam […]

Beautifully Enabled by God’s Design

Over 1 billion people have some form of disability and over 80% of people affected by disabilities live in developing countries. This combination means they are very unlikely to receive proper healthcare, education, or employment. Medical Ambassadors International (MAI) is using Community Health Evangelism (CHE) to serve disabled people by combining evangelism with crucial health […]

Crisis Response: Guarani Community, Bolivia

In Bolivia (population 12 million) there are around 96,000 Guarani, an indigenous group with distinct languages and traditions who live primarily in the southeastern lowlands. In many cases the Guarani have experienced a history of subjugation by local ‘patrones’ or landholders. Guarani families are traditionally part of close knit communities and often make a living […]

Community Care

The heart of a community is its people. When the people are healthy and happy, the community thrives. The idea of community comes from a sense of responsibility and care for others.  Matthew 18:20 tells us that when people gather together, the Holy Spirit is present.  In Acts, chapter 2, we see a beautiful picture […]

Devastating Super Typhoon Hits Philippines

“RAI”, a Category 5 typhoon devastated Northern Mindanao, Western and Central Philippines on December 16, 2021. Devastation was widespread. For a country that was just rising back from the misery brought by Covid-19, the typhoon dealt more hardship for the affected regions. Early reports estimated that 300,000 people are displaced, 375 confirmed dead, houses are […]

Invest in Wholistic Mission

Tim Barker, Founder of ROI Ministry (ROIM), was concerned when reading data published in 2001 from one of the most collaborative and exhaustive research projects ever completed revealing the Church’s use of God’s resources. Through the research, Tim discovered that less than 1% of worldwide Christian giving is used to help the poorest, lost people. […]