Posts from August 2016

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Ganta Hospital -UMC Mission August 2016

by Roderick Krueger

Ganta United Methodist Hospital in Liberia Deline loves her job at Ganta United Methodist Hospital. She began her medical job there in 2008. Her background is typical of virtually every Liberian. During the very ugly war within Liberia lasting 14 years, she and some of her family fled to Guinea. Her husband and mother stayed […]

Ganta Methodist Hospital – August 2016 Mission

by Roderick Krueger

Few here have not heard of Wisconsin’s “Imagine no Malaria” campaign. This congregation gave generously toward Wisconsin’s goal of one million dollars. It was surpassed last June! That means many of the 450,000 Liberians served by the Ganta United Methodist Hospital now have life-saving treated mosquito nets. Deaths in Africa have been cut by half. […]

Ganta United Methodist Hospital – August 2016 Mission

by Roderick Krueger

This congregation is well aware of how Ebola has impacted Africa, and specifically Liberia. The first two cases of Ebola were diagnosed at the Ganta United Methodist Hospital. Because the hospital is walking distance from Guinea, many come to the UM hospital for medical care. Ebola had its start in Guinea, and then to Liberia. […]

Ganta United Methodist Hospital, Liberia – August 2016 Mission

by Roderick Krueger

Ganta United Methodist Hospital dates back to 1926 when founded by two missionaries. After experiencing significant devastation during 14 years of war, it became the center of an aggressive and well planned initiative saving the lives of children and mothers. Six or seven years ago, one in 12 women died in child birth. One in […]