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Kenya floods emergency and SIM’s response

Devastating floods have caused widespread casualties and displacement in Kenya. Since April, torrential rains have displaced hundreds of thousands of people....

How did he make you feel?

SIM Kenya director Dr. Peter Okaalet sadly passed away last year, having made a significant impact in the field of HIV/AIDS medicine, as well as in the lives...

Word like rain to Gabra desert-dwellers

Life is hard for displaced Gabra desert-dwellers northern Kenya. But, though the ground is dry, God promises that the water of his gospel will not fail to...

Sudan and South Sudan

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When He speaks peace: Pray for Sudan

Saturday April 15, 2023 brought war to the country of Sudan. Join us as we pray to the Prince of peace for all who are displaced and all who mourn.

Come back next month

When the answers we seek don't come quickly it can be tempting to give up. A woman's decision to keep coming back to SIM's Doro clinic reminds us of the...

The Mabaan Church stands for peace

In early December 2020, fighting broke out in the southern region of our Mabaan County between two groups of young men. Pastor Andrew felt called to...

Tanzania

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Like the widow knocking, Tanzanian team hopes for return

It takes a certain toughness to keep praying the same old prayer. SIM's team who once worked in Tanzania have encountered this kind of test as they pray to...

From the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro

I awoke to the sound of the wind howling through camp. The walls of my tent shook violently as I glanced at my watch. It was just after midnight; in about an...

Speaking without words

Sometimes I fail to realise that God is the One who is truly at work. He doesn’t need me to say a single word in Swahili to move in the lives around us.

Ethiopia

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Gospel refuge for Ethiopia’s hidden children

When a couple could find no help for their disabled daughter in northern Ethiopia, they immediately saw a gap for gospel ministry. Now under new leadership,...

Those who cannot read are taught to teach the Bible

Helping unschooled women teach the Bible to kids was the last thing on SIM worker Sharon Samson's mind. But when she saw the need she eagerly used her skills...

Jesus washed my feet

There was a lack of love in Sara's young life. Abandoned as a baby, her adoptive mother could not love Sara as much as her own children. While attending a...

East Africa Service Center

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