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AIDS Crisis Overseas

Gifts support church and community-based programs that address poverty, behavior and other root causes of AIDS transmission. Programs include skills training, education, income-generating activities and Biblically based behavior formation and change. A particular focus is women and families.

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Health Work, Presbyterian Church In South Sudan

Ravaged by years of war, communities in Southern Sudan lack many of the basic necessities for survival. Church partners are struggling to rebuild the infrastructure of the region and restore health services. Meanwhile people suffer in a vicious cycle of poverty and disease. Flare-ups of violence cause further harm and injury. Gifts to this account will rebuild health facilities, provide supplies and medicines, and train health care workers.

E862759. Read more


Health Work Bethel Synods, Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Jesus, Ethiopia

The EECMY supports health services throughout the five Presbyterian-related Bethel Synods. Training, medicine and supplies are needed for remote, rural clinics, particularly in the impoverished Gambella region of southwest Ethiopia. People often travel long distances to clinics that are understaffed and under-supplied. Gifts to this account will improve the ability of these clinics to meet the critical need for health services.

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Water For All

Without clean water, good health is impossible. In many parts of the world people suffer chronic and life-threatening illness and children die needlessly for lack of accessible clean water. Funds for this program provide technical assistance, equipment and training to develop sources of clean water in needy communities.

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IMCK Good Shepherd Hospital, General, Democratic Republic of Congo

Institut Medical Chretien du Kasai (IMCK) is the primary health care facility and a center for medical education in the central region of Democratic Republic of Congo. Its services are centered at Good Shepherd Hospital, a 160-bed facility in the village of Tshikaji, where surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, general medicine, ophthalmology, radiology and laboratory services are offered regardless of the patient's ability to pay. IMCK also has a large outpatient clinic in the nearby city of Kananga. To continue to provide services to the poorest of the poor, contributions are needed to purchase medicines and health care supplies.

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IMCK Community Health, Democratic Republic of Congo

IMCK partners with area communities to help people identify their critical health issues and develop solutions that address the underlying causes of illness and suffering. Community health programs respond to a variety of complex problems including sanitation, hygiene and nutrition.

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IMCK Nursing & Laboratory Technician Schools, Democratic Republic of Congo

The central function of IMCK is education. The nursing and lab schools currently provide Democratic Republic of Congo with hundreds of trained health care professionals. Only through education is development possible. Your contrbutions will help provide scholarship subsidies and training materials. Dr. Martha Sommers has been called to support the educational programs of IMCK.

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Kitchen Gardens, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

This program provides seeds and training to impoverished families in the city of Kinshasa, helping them to grow small urban gardens of highly nutritious crops to supplement their diet.

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The Healing Ministry of the Church Of Bangladesh

The Church of Bangladesh, a partner church of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), is nurturing the healing ministry of its congregations, development projects and hospitals. The healing ministry of the church extends to Muslims and Hindus as well as to Christians, and it is a critical part of the church's overall outreach.

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St. Vincent School For Handicapped, Haiti

St. Vincent, in the Haitian capital of Port au Prince, was virtually destroyed by the January, 2010 earthquake. St. Vincent's had been a day and boarding school for over 400 blind, deaf and/or physically handicapped children. Physical and occupational therapy, a medical clinic and surgical services had been available on-site. Now St. Vincent's faces the daunting task of rebuilding. Gifts to this account will help restore this vital ministry for handicapped youngsters.

E862627. Read more


Presbyterian Community of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

The Presbyterian Community of Kinshasa serves the urban poor at clinics in the sprawling capital city, where thousands of people continue to migrate in search of a better life. Funds are needed for medicines and supplies to help meet the demand for urgent care in Kinshasa.

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Care With Love: Training Providers For Home Health Care

Care With Love is a training program for home health care providers. It is now becoming an NGO for training and employment of all kinds of caregivers. Together with the Friends of the Children with Cancer (FCC), a halfway house for children with cancer will be set on a farm outside Cairo (away from the pollution) where the children from underprivileged families will be taken care of in between treatment to boost their nutrition while providing respite for their mothers and other siblings. The mothers will be educated about proper nutrition and hygiene and will participate in income-generating projects during ...

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Tanta Hospital, Synod of the Nile

The American Hospital at Tanta, in Egypt, provides a range of health services, including opthalmolic surgery. Funds are needed to subsidize care for patients who cannot afford to pay and to purchase equipment, including that needed for retinal surgery.

E862603. Read more


Coptic Evangelical Organization For Social Services (CEOSS), Egypt

CEOSS implements a variety of preventive health programs and curative medical activities that target the priority health needs and education of poor urban and rural populations, especially women and children, in Egypt.

E862608. Read more


Ahli Arab Hospital, Gaza

Contributions support the only Christian hospital in strife-torn Gaza area as it faces an increased patient load and a shortage of medical supplies.

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Hospital St. Croix, Haiti

Hospital St. Croix is located in Leogane, the epicenter of the earthquake that destroyed much of the city and nearby Port au Prince in January, 2010. Repairs have been made to the one wing of the hospital that sustained relatively minor damage. A long-term effort is underway to rebuild Hopital St. Croix and restore its capacity to provide essential services to the people of Leogane. Gifts to this account will support the comprehensive restoration of this important institution.

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La Gonave Community Health, Haiti

Located on an island 45 miles off the coast of Haiti, La Gonave was spared the devastating damage of the 2010 earthquake that struck the mainland. The La Gonave Community Health Program provides care at a health center and through village health workers who offer basic healthcare, nutritional education and immunizations. Midwife services are also available in the rural communities.

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Emmanuel Hospital Association, India

Emmanuel Hospital Association is a Christian medical missionary society that provides health services through 17 hospitals and their community health programs in the city of Delhi as well as in rural villages in central and Northern India. Your gifts will help EHA provide staff training and strengthen hospital management.

E862362. Read more


Ludhiana Medical Center

In addition to serving over 200,000 patients each year, Ludhiana Medical Center is a historic Christian training facility. Funds support training costs and subsidize indigent patient care.

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Miraj Medical Center, India

Affiliated with the Presbyterian church for over a century, Miraj Medical Center serves the population of a vast rural area, regardless of faith, caste or ability to pay. Miraj offers the services of a maternal and child health center, a burn unit and is the only hospital in the area with facilities for neurosurgery, cardiac surgery and hemodialysis.

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FJKM, Community Health, Madagascar

The Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar (FJKM) provides clean water, sanitation and health services in remote areas, helping rural communities prevent and treat the major illnesses that threaten health: malaria, measles, diarrhea and pneumonia. The Community Health program also provides training and helps to facilitate AIDS awareness and education.

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FJKM, Reforestation & Environmental Education, Madagascar

In response to the environmental degradation that is devastating the country, the Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar (FJKM) is promoting sustainable integrated development through its environmental program. PC(USA) funds will be used to install village tree nurseries, train farmers and pastors in agriculture and arboriculture to provide sustainable livelihoods and reduce environmental impact, and create and operate an environmental education program in primary schools.

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Ekwendeni Hospital, Malawi

Located in northern Malawi, Ekwendeni has grown over its 100+-year history into a general hospital with a TB ward, a well baby and outpatient clinic and maternity and pediatrics units. Ophthalmologic and dental surgery and an orthopedic center are also available. The hospital provides a nutritional rehabilitation center for malnourished children and mobile clinics for children under five and pregnant women. A nursing school has trained students for over 50 years.

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Embangweni Hospital, Malawi

Embangweni hospital serves a rural population in northern Malawi, near the Zambian border. Established in the early 1900's, the hospital's services have expanded and modernized to include pediatrics, male and female general care, surgery and caesarian section deliveries. The Primary Health Care Department includes malaria, TB, AIDS control programs and a Nutritional Rehabilitation Unit for malnourished children and their mothers. An extensive outreach program coordinates remote health centers and mobile clinics.

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Mulanje Mission Hospital, Malawi

One of five historic Presbyterian mission hospitals in Malawi, Mulanje has grown from a maternity hospital to a 200-bed general hospital with a men's ward, a pediatric unit and an outpatient department. The hospital complex also includes a nursing school. It is well known as a women's health center, and women travel from great distances to southern Malawi to seek life-changing fistula repair surgery as well as cervical cancer screening and treatment.

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Nkhoma Hospital, Malawi

Nkhoma Hospital, located near Malawi's capital, provides general medicine, surgery, including fistula repair procedures, pediatrics, maternity, ophthalmology and a TB unit. Mobile clinics for children under five and pregnant women are offered. A Nutritional Rehabilitation Unit has served malnourished children for over 20 years.

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Taxila Christian Hospital, Pakistan

Taxila Christian Hospital is a general hospital with a specialized ministry in eye care that has made Taxila the largest eye service hospital in the world. The hospital also supports a community health program that includes mother and baby care and women's literacy classes. Gifts to Taxila are used for training, equipment and to pay the cost of eye surgery and other medical care for poor patients.

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Memorial Christian Hospital, Sialkot, Pakistan

Memorial Christian Hospital is a 300-bed facility, providing a full range of health services and specialized care in obstetrics and gynecology. The hospital supports a highly-respected nursing school, and extensive educational programs in infant health, hygiene and sanitation and rural health care.

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Bethany Hospital, Tacloban, Philippines

Started in 1913 by a Presbyterian missionary, Bethany Hospital continues to serve the people of this island community. Community Health Programs are in constant need of funding. Funds will support the outreach programs to remote areas and smaller islands and provide supplies and equipment.

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McKean Rehabilitation Center, Thailand

McKean is a Christian rehabilitation center providing medical, surgical, spiritual, and socioeconomic ministry for people affected by leprosy. In Thailand, thankfully, the numbers of new leprosy cases is now decreasing. McKean has expanded its vision to integrate other disabled people in its hospital-based and community-based rehabilitation ministry, bringing new hope and quality of life to many.

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