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December 30th, 2021 - 14:59 § in Africa

Concert tour with Hanne de Vries, an impression

In 2019 the Yeesu Rekk vision was born: concerts that have only one goal: to make known and exalt the name of Jesus. The first concert was in Dakar, the desire arose to give a Yeesu Rekk concert in each of the 14 provinces of Senegal. After a forced corona break, a second concert followed […][...]

December 30th, 2021 - 14:55 § in Africa

Airtime for Jesus: Do You Have a Connection?

A milestone? A miracle? A breakthrough? It is difficult to say what the impact will be of the developments of our TV station Yaakar TV. After months of working on permits, renovations, programming, etc., the channel is now on the air. Officially we are still in the test phase, but an important provi[...]

October 16th, 2020 - 15:01 § in Africa

Galle Kisal Clinic 10 years!

Last month we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the clinic Galle Kisal (House of Peace) in Northern Senegal. It has been a difficult year for the staff as they continued the vision following the death of the founder Dr. Ousmane Soh. At many times he is still sorely missed by colleagues and patients[...]

October 10th, 2020 - 18:09 § in Africa, Church, Medical

From civil servant to hospital director

We would like to introduce you to Kane. He considers his work as a civil servant as his spiritual calling. When he became a Christian as a teenager, his pastor encouraged him to become a pastor or a teacher. He, however, decided to pursue a career as a civil servant. He was accepted into a […[...]

April 23rd, 2020 - 09:55 § in Africa, Church, Medical, News, Support

Corona relief fund

Fatoumata cannot afford her medicines. She had planned to sell one of her sheep before coming to the clinic, but the cattle market has been canceled for some time. She has diabetes but living without medicines can cause serious complications. For patients like Fatoumata who come to the Dahra clinic,[...]

April 22nd, 2020 - 17:13 § in Africa

Corona Song with Gospel Artists

For years there was the idea and desire to work more together as gospel artists in Senegal. During this strange crisis, it was spontaneously suggested: a song with a large variety of gospel artists about the coronavirus. A catchy tune about staying at home and washing hands is alternated by a call t[...]

October 28th, 2018 - 08:49 § in Africa, Church

Music changes lives

During our stay in Holland over summer we enjoyed the music and singing in our own language, and Dutch cultural music. Music touches our hearts and the texts change our thinking. There are obvious reasons why singing has an important place in the church service. We are blessed in the Europe and the [...]

April 17th, 2018 - 19:54 § in Africa, Church

“MARANATHA”

“Maranatha”, an exclamation of hope that has been expressed since the early church. It reflects a deep-rooted desire for justice in situations of suffering and injustice. The daily confrontation with injustice makes that many people recognize this desire. It is not just by its title that[...]

April 17th, 2018 - 19:50 § in Africa, Medical

International Women’s Day

In Senegalese culture it is hilarious when a man serves a woman. Just imagine the laughs when all the male personnel of the clinic, including the director, served the women bowls with food. March 8 is International Women’s Day. It is a day to bring the rights of women to the attention, but in Sene[...]

April 17th, 2018 - 19:14 § in Africa, Medical

On mission in your own country: visiting colleagues in Northern Senegal

How do you find food for the cattle in the dry season? How do you make a tasty meal from a sheep’s leg? How do people from the Fula nomadic people greet each other? What is it like to be the only Christian living in a village? Why are the Fula so long? Why is […][...]





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