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October 12th, 2022 - 10:51 § in Africa

Community health in northern Senegal

A surprised smile followed by a heartfelt welcome as we enter a small, thatched hut where an old man is sitting on a mat on the floor. Seydi has been semi-paralyzed since his stroke, and he is unable to come to the clinic. Although surrounded by family members, he is in bad shape. Our new […][...]

April 4th, 2022 - 12:44 § in Africa, Church, Medical

Opening nursing school

At the opening speech of the Christian nursing school, Pastor Aliou almost broke down in tears, “We have prayed a lot for Christians to have a place in society in Senegal and now I see it happening before my very eyes.” On Jan. 19, 2022, Senegal’s first Christian nursing and midwif[...]

April 2nd, 2022 - 17:38 § in Africa, Medical

Mercy Ships in Senegal

It has not gone unnoticed by many people in the Netherlands: Mercy Ships has a brand-new hospital ship and it is on its way to Senegal! They are coming to finish their work that began upon arrival in Senegal in 2019. Tabitha has been working closely with Mercy Ships in order for their work to [&hell[...]

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

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 […][...]

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[...]

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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