Women and girls represent half of the world’s population and therefore also half of its potential. But, today gender inequality persists everywhere and stagnates social progress. Women continue to be underrepresented at all levels of political leadership. Inequalities faced by girls can begin at birth and follow them all their lives. In some countries, girls […]
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Evangelism is sharing the good news of The Gospel. There are many Bible verses that give believers insight into this privilege and responsibility. Evangelism is telling what God has done. Bible Verse: “Give praise to the Lord, proclaim His name; make known among the nations what He has done, and proclaim that His name […]
Medical missions have been around for a long time and have saved many lives. Although there are great things about Medical Missions, we believe that there is a more effective solution to helping communities around the world. In this post, we will take you through: The History of Medical Missions The Pros and Cons of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]