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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

COVID-19 prevention in East Angola

The Rev. Dr. Leo Garcia, a missionary doctor serving at the United Methodist Qu├ęssua mission in East Angola, describes how churches, health professionals and community volunteers come together to make ...

A statement on the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War

Bishop Jung, president of the board of Global Ministries, states that the time has come for forgiveness and reunification on the Korean peninsula and calls disciples of Christ to the work of peacemaki ...

Asian American Language Ministry Plan Announces the COVID-19 Resiliency Fund

Through grants of up to $4,000, AALM seeks to fund salary and programming for UMC churches that are responding to current and pressing needs during the pandemic.

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 ...

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