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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[...]

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 […][...]

July 14th, 2021 - 11:54 § in Church

Introducing our artists

A dazzling concert was held last week in a stadium in a small town in the middle of Senegal. For the first time since COVID-19 restrictions forced us to cancel all our activities, it was possible to organize a large open-air concert again last week! And the estimated 3.000 visitors were a great enco[...]

December 24th, 2020 - 18:59 § in Church

Children’s songs in dozens of schools

Corrie ten Boom once said: “When the Lord closes a door, he opens a window.” It is clear that many doors were closed for the music ministry in 2020: live music was prohibited for months; our study was out of work. Traveling was prohibited, so the guesthouse remained empty. But “on [...]

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 […[...]

August 1st, 2020 - 13:00 § in Church, Medical

Not just any dentist…

I already noticed that Dr. Omar* is not just a dentist: he and a number of colleagues voluntarily travel in turns to Dahra to start up dental care in the clinic, a major need among the population. He tirelessly offers consults, extracts molars and often opens the Bible in the treatment room. He shin[...]

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 - 17:41 § in Church, Medical

Dahra Campaign

Maimouna shakes my hand and hugs me. She recently consulted me and since the treatment her deaf ear has healed: she can hear again. Now she’s come with her neighbors for a two-day campaign of free consultation and screening at the clinic in North Senegal.[...]

April 21st, 2020 - 12:34 § in Church, Medical

A shepherd in the doctor’s office

His flock of sheep remains outside the gate when Abdou comes to the hospital for medical consultation. He has not been feeling well for a while, but because of trepidation, he has never been to the hospital before. He is a shepherd of the Fulani people and does not easily open up, not even to [&hell[...]

January 23rd, 2020 - 10:22 § in Church

Yeesu Rekk Concert

“You’re Bernard, the singer, aren’t you?” the employee of the gas station asks, and she continues: “Yeesu Rekk!” (only Jesus), “thank you for what you do for our country.” It is an example of the many conversations that have started since we started the “Yee[...]





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