Africa / Stories

Just Surviving…

Mama Christine (as she is fondly referred to by her community) is raising her six children alone after she was widowed when devastation (perpetrated by rebels of a different faith) came to her community. Her traumatized neighbors wanted to flee from the area, but they didn’t have that option. “What will happen to us; where […]

Stories

The Wolf

There is a saying that “we judge others by their actions, but we judge ourselves by our intentions.” You have likely heard that before. Henry Montesino earned the title of “the Wolf” in his community, a big bitter man who would leap into attack mode at the slightest provocation. The CHE master trainers in his […]

Stories / Women's Cycle of Life

Women are not valued…until now!

In large parts of the developing world women get a very bad deal in being treated as the property of their husbands. Oftentimes, they are not valued in the way God intends for them to be valued, with even less respect than their husbands give to the animals they own! Your heart must be broken […]

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They received the same message from God.

Dr. Chris and Jane Palacas are a special couple who lead MAI’s ministry in Uganda. Their story below relates how God led them to start working in Uganda several decades ago. Even as they continue to serve the Lord in what is their third career, they serve Him faithfully with an impact across Uganda that […]

Africa / CHE / Health / Uncategorized / Women's Cycle of Life

They didn’t trust us

Many women have never learned how valuable they are in God’s eyes until they experienced a Women’s Cycle of Life (WCL) training. Genet in Ethiopia and says, “The men have changed a lot spiritually. Before we were trained in Women’s Cycle of Life, our husbands would never allow us to go out of the home […]

Africa / Children / Health

Nigerian Crisis—Women and Children In Need!

Women and children were among the nearly 250 people violently killed in a recent attack in the Plateau State of Nigeria by Fulani herdsmen against predominantly Christian farming communities. Twelve villages were destroyed. Our partners in the Nigerian CHE network immediately responded to the crisis, as several of the affected communities are CHE communities.  Last […]

CHE / Children / Health / Women's Cycle of Life

Standing with us.

Dear Friends,             When we moved from Texas to the Central Valley of California, the easiest thing to adjust to, was the heat! Then came all the other logistical issues, but they are all now completed and since the first of June, I have been focusing on taking over the responsibilities of overseeing this amazing […]

Africa / CHE / Health

Prevention is better than cure.

Dear Friends, Malaria is a dreaded word in many places in the world. Mothers watch their children burn with fever and shake with chills at the same time, aching and miserably ill. Everyone dreads the possibility of this common disease turning deadly as it attacks the brain—and either kills or brings irreversible brain damage. Fifty […]

Africa / CHE

News from Medical Ambassadors International

Dear Friends, There is big news from Medical Ambassadors I want to share with you at the end of this letter. However to show you why it is such important news, I want to tell you a story. What would you do if the children in your church were suffering from malnutrition? Photo Credit: CHeitz […]

Children / Health / Women's Cycle of Life

Simple training can make a huge difference.

Dear Friends, Greetings as spring begins to arrive with its promise of new life. It also reminds me of the arrival of my own two children, now grown with children of their own. Do you have such memories too? New life is so special. It’s different in many parts of the world. Birth often comes […]