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Water, sanitation and hygiene, known together as WASH, are essential for good health and well-being. Some 783 million people around the world do not have reliable access to clean drinking water, and even more people lack access to water for agriculture and household tasks to meet their everyday needs. Around the world, 2.4 billion people lack adequate sanitation facilities. Global Ministries supports WASH programs worldwide, providing direct help through UMCOR and supporting the work of partners. Programs provide education and increase access to improved water sources. Every U.S. dollar spent on water, sanitation, and hygiene generates U.S. $4.30 in increased productivity and decreased health care costs.

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The Impact of Water and Sanitation

Partners in health and healing: conferences come together for DRC hospital upgrades

Through their relationship in mission, the North Texas, West Ohio and North Katanga annual conferences celebrate vital upgrades to Lupandilo Hospital in Kamina.

Like child’s play

Holy Week becomes a time for fellowship and play for grade-schoolers in Liberia. Every year for the past several years, the Rev. Jacob Nathan has organized and led a camp for grade school children.

A pastors’ retreat on the theme of violence

Ardell Graner, a missionary serving in the Dominican Republic, offers a practical exercise that helped a group of pastors focus on families and individuals affected by domestic violence in their commu ...

Cameroon and Senegal mission initiatives confirmed as districts of Côte d’Ivoire Episcopal Area

Two days of discussions centered on the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding formalizes the transition of Cameroon and Senegal to the leadership of the Cote d’Ivoire Episcopal Area.

Growth through education

Missionary Ellyn Dubberly teaches at a Methodist school in El Salvador, where the school and the students who study there continue to grow.

Methodists in Mongolia envision the future

James and Grace Cho, missionaries with the Mongolia United Methodist Mission, offer an update on plans for how the 20-year-old mission initiative will transition from a mission to a self-governing fai ...

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