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Women incarcerated at the Freetown Female Correctional Center receive gifts from the Sierra Leone Conference prison ministry volunteers. UMNS photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

Prison ministry transforms lives in Sierra Leone

United Methodist ministry in west Africa country has helped free prisoners. Read More

A family beside their new bed net in Sierra Leone. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Blue bed nets coloring, covering rural areas of Bo

On the first day that Sierra Leone families could pick up insecticide-treated bed nets, hundreds walked to distribution centers to get them, along with medication to keep their babies healthy. Read More

Celebration to kick off national Maternal and Child Health Week in Sierra Leone. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Celebration sets stage for net distribution in Bo

‘Everyone has the right to live,’ United Methodist bishop tells crowd in Sierra Leone. Read More

Children walk past the Malaria Control Unit in Sierra Leone. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Partners strive to help Bo become malaria-free

The United Methodist Church works in Bo, Sierra Leone with other anti-malaria groups to rid area of disease. Read More

Community health workers undergo training in Bo. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Volunteers arm communities against malaria

On June 5, 1,720 volunteers will swarm the neighborhoods of Bo, Sierra Leone, to distribute vouchers for insecticide-treated bed nets. Read More

Children pray in Sierra Leone prior to net distribution. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Work to eradicate malaria deaths starts with God

For a Sierra Leone congregation, it is first the worship, then the work as they gear up to help distribute more than 350,000 insecticide-treated nets. Read More

Sallaymatu Massaquoi cools her child on an examining table while he is treated for malaria in the Children’s Ward of Bo Government Hospital in Sierra Leone. When Ibrahim Massaquoi was admitted he had a very high fever and he was suffering from acute malaria. The family’s bed net from the distribution in 2010 had worn out. The United Methodist Church through its Imagine No Malaria program is partnering with the Sierra Leone government in June 2014 to distribute 390,000 nets in the Bo District as well as other aid.  Photo by Phileaus Jusu, UMNS.

Campaign aims to save children like Ibrahim

Most fatalities from malaria occur in children under 5. The United Methodist Church and Sierra Leone government are working to save lives. Read More