One of three Sierra Leonean children do not live to age five, and 30 percent of these deaths occur within the first 24 hours of life. World Hope International is helping combat that statistic.
Carrie Jo Cain
Jo Anne Lyon interviews Carrie Jo Cain, a registered nurse who serves in Sierra Leone. Find out why both Lyon and Kind believe 2016 is a pivotal year for the country in West Africa.
Carrie Jo Cain received the prestigious Children’s Prize, which funds the best child survival project proposing to save children’s lives. Cain was one of 400 applicants.
The World Health Organization has announced Sierra Leone–a country which accounted for nearly half of all cases during the epidemic–is Ebola-free! Wesleyans can continue to help, post-Ebola.
Part of the Ebola battle strategy has centered on establishing Community Care Centers: new medical facilities located closer to the people to receive and care for the sick.
Ambulance driver Mohamed Conteh knows the importance of putting others’ needs first. One day, in the thick of the Ebola crisis in West Africa, Mohamed picked up a sick woman. He then got sick himself.
Time magazine named Ebola caregivers as its 2014 “People of the Year.” Carrie Jo Cain and our Wesleyan medical staff are among those workers. Read how Mary survived the dread disease.
News from the Ebola battle front from WHI highlights medical operations, delivery of food and water, community sensitization, and specific prayer needs. Carrie Jo Cain returned to Africa on Oct. 29.
In the still mounting Ebola crisis, Wesleyans worldwide are urged to help through faithful prayers and generous giving to the Wesleyan Emergency Relief Fund.
A nurse and former missionary kid in Sierra Leone, Kim Kargbo, joins Carrie Jo Cain and Dr. Diane Foley to help fight the spread of Ebola. Read about their upcoming trip and urgent prayer requests.
The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is the greatest ever in the history of the deadly disease. See what is happening this week and how you can help stop it!