25 January 2013
Samuel came crawling out to meet us as we arrived. Later the we strapped on calipers and helped the boy take a few tentative steps. He looked delighted just to be upright.
20 March 2012
After being paralyzed after surgery, Hanilidi learns to walk again through treatements at the Center for the Advancement of the Handicapped.
19 March 2012
Youmanli was six years old when we found him with the disability called “knock-knees”. Youmanli couldn’t play like the other children, and he was often thirsty and hungry as he waited at home for help.
16 March 2012
In a culture where handicapped children are often marginalised and discarded, I saw the deaf, lame, blind and physically handicapped being lavished with dignity, respect and love.
8 June 2011
It is hard to imagine a life more difficult than Mardi’s. He had everything working against him. His parents died when he was young. Then, while living with his uncle’s family, he contracted polio and lost the use of both his legs.
28 April 2011
Read how God is growing his church among the Fulani through the effective ministry of new Fulani believers...
22 December 2009
Living in a village of Burkina Faso, I am often reminded of what life must have been like
in Biblical times. The typical Burkinabe living in the village has no electricity and consequently no
refrigeration or cooling system for their one room house.
30 November 2009
Ouagadougou received heavy rains that flooded the capital city on September 1, 2009.
27 October 2009
The Tuareg are one of many Muslim people groups found in the north of Burkina Faso. Most, if not all, of the Tuareg in our area originate from the legendary town of Timbuktu in the north of Mali.
23 October 2009
In February and March of 2008, SIM partnered with Friends in Action International to drill water wells in nine villages.
29 September 2009
Some call it a miracle. Others still find it hard to believe. Until the Centre for the Advancement
of the Handicapped (CAH) opened its school six years ago, most thought that their deaf children were
unteachable, not worth anything.
19 June 2009
My name is Fatima and I’m 20 years old. This is my story.
12 February 2009
Centre for the Advancement of the Handicapped (CAH) has physically, emotionally, and spiritually changed the lives of thousands of children in eastern Burkina Faso.
4 February 2009
Young adults with a passion for youth and children’s ministries are key to a strong and growing
church in Burkina Faso and around the world.
12 July 2006
The whole Mahadaga region became involved when we celebrated the 50 year anniversary of the Health Centre.
19 January 2006
The second time we found the bag of human excrement outside our door we knew someone was doing magic against us.
2 September 2005
The long awaited Gourma Bible will be officially dedicated in Burkina Faso in September 2005.
1 March 2005
Messiah College engineering students have put their skills to work at the SIM hospital and Handicap Training Center in Mahadaga, Burkina Faso.
10 January 2005
I'm learning that I can make a difference in individuals' lives if I'm ready and willing when the Lord presents an opportunity.