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Women and Children

Women and children are often the ones left most vulnerable in times of crisis and in communities that struggle with poverty. Global Ministries strives to improve access to quality prenatal, delivery and postnatal services for women, and to provide access to essential health care for children under 5 years old. Global Ministries works to improve the quality of health services provided in rural communities by building the capacity of local health professionals and equipping health facilities to deliver essential care, as well as to increase the demand for maternal and child health services through community education and engagement.

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The Impact of Women and Children

Five questions for Roland Fernandes

Roland Fernandes takes time to answer five questions about his new role as general secretary of Global Ministries and UMCOR, his thoughts about the mission of God and what it means to be a leader in challenging times.

Water project lightens load for new mothers

With a grant from UMCOR, church installs rainwater collection systems at three health facilities in East Congo Episcopal Area.

El Sol Community answers prayer for solar equity

UMCOR grants have provided a way for Holding Institute Community Center in Laredo, Texas, to harness the sun, save money, save the environment and provide more food and services to people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health access and coverage: an issue of justice

Through the reach of United Methodist health facilities, marginalized communities receive quality care with dignity and compassion, especially women and children.

Roland Fernandes begins leadership of Global Ministries

Fernandes succeeds Thomas Kemper as head of mission and development agency.

Hospitality continues for detained immigrants during pandemic

An UMCOR grant helps El Refugio serve detained immigrants and their loved ones.