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The Rev. Lancelot Mukundu and Learnmore Kateguru visit by the hospital bed of Farai “Joy” Kanyemba at the United Methodist Nyadire Mission Hospital in Zimbabwe. Photo by Eveline Chikwanah, UMNS

Nyadire hospital offers healing touch

For Farai “Joy” Kanyemba, the United Methodist mission hospital in Zimbabwe is home. Read More

Lester Mhone discusses sustainable agriculture techniques in use at the United Methodist farm in Mchinji, Malawi, in 2013. Although the 2015-16 famine has affected the harvest yield, an irrigation system has helped, said Mhone. File photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Trying to avert famine in Africa

United Methodists assist in Malawi and Zimbabwe as flooding, drought and the disruption of the planting season has resulted in food shortages. Read More

A girl burrows in the riverbed for water to drink. Dindi school children are risking their health and their lives drinking this unsafe water, which was their only option in March. Photo by Luckymore Mudzengerere, UMNS.

Water shortage threatens Zimbabwe clinic

United Methodist mission depends on a lone borehole that can no longer meet the community’s water needs. Read More

Patients wait in the sheltered outpatients bay at Nyahuku Clinic. Improvements at the satellite clinic of the United Methodist Nyadire Mission Hospital will help meet the demands of the 14 villages in the area. Photo by Eveline Chikwanah, UMNS

Nyadire satellite clinics take health care to remote areas

Zimbabwe's Nyadire Mission Hospital’s satellite clinics are being expanded and upgraded with the support of United Methodists in Pennsylvania. Read More

Emilia Mafuratidze holds an X-ray film that she is recycling as a stencil to print fabric during a workshop  in Zimbabwe held by the Chitungwiza-Marondera District women’s union March 1-3, 2016. Photo by Eveline Chikwanah, UMNS

Women use recycled X-ray films to create cloth for sale

United Methodist women in Zimbabwe are using discarded X-ray films to create cloth that they sell. Read More

Bishop Eben Nhiwatiwa dedicates a new ambulance for Old Mutare Mission Hospital at the Zimbabwe East Annual Conference meeting. Hospital administrator Monica Nzarayebani looks on. Photo by Priscilla Muzerengwa, UMNS

Old Mutare Hospital combats maternal mortality

In Zimbabwe, giving birth can be life threatening. One hospital is taking steps to make pregnancies safer. Read More

Mary Chimunda breastfeeds her newborn son in the Mutambara Mission Hospital in Zimbabwe. Photo by Eveline Chikwanah, UMNS

`Baby-friendly’ Zimbabwe hospital wins awards, gratitude

United Methodist Mutambara Mission Hospital offers a shelter for expectant mothers in need. Read More

Children took part in the celebration of The United Methodist Church’s 51 years of ministry through the church that is now St. Philip Kambuzuma United Methodist Church in Harare. Photo by Taurai Emmanuel Maforo, UMNS

The church that rose from the stable

A United Methodist church that started in a stable now has 898 members and has founded six more churches in Zimbabwe. Read More

Tinotenda Zamchiya, 4, was playing on the Nyadire United Methodist Hospital playground three days after she began treatment for a serious case of malaria. Photo by Vicki Brown, UMNS.

Health care in rural Zimbabwe at Nyadire

United Methodist mission hospital, clinics provide much needed care for an isolated area around Nyadire, Zimbabwe. Read More

Sharon Kasiperi shows off her new computer skills at the Murewa Central Primary School.  This rural school northeast of Harare, Zimbabwe, has an enrollment of 1,585.  Photo by Taurai Emmanuel Maforo, UMNS

Computer lab keeps rural students current

Staff want to ensure children at the United Methodist mission in Zimbabwe are as knowledgeable as their peers in urban schools. Read More

Winnet Matiza, 76, models The United Methodist Church Zimbabwe uniform with another woman at the inaugural Chitungwiza-Marondera District modeling show.  Matiza, right, was crowned “queen” at the show. Photo by Evelyn Chikwanah, UMNS

Women model United Methodist uniforms

The goal of a modeling competition held by a group of United Methodist churches in Zimbabwe was to instill confidence. Read More

Pastor Taurai Emmanuel Maforo presents a metal litter bin to vendors in  Murombedzi, Zimbabwe. More than 100 members of Murombedzi United Methodist Church joined volunteers from Harare Inner City United Methodist Church, environmentalists and government authorities in an environmental cleanup.  Photo by Eveline Chikwanah, UMNS

Less litter, more love: Zimbabwe church cleans up

Members of two United Methodist congregations sweep, shovel and haul in rural center, while dental clinic offers free care. Read More

Taurai Emmanuel Maforo assists Keresia Muzaruwetu in crossing the new Chitora-Gwarada Bridge in Zimbabwe. Photo courtesy of Zimbabwe East Conference.

Bridge provides lifeline for Chitora community

The Chitora-Gwarada Bridge is the first bridge The United Methodist Church has built through the Chabadza Initiative, a partnership between the church in Norway and Zimbabwe. Read More

Worshippers at Harare’s Trinity Methodist Church unite hands in prayer at prayer meeting about xenophobia in South Africa. Photo by Taurai Emmanuel Maforo, UMNS

Zimbabwe churches call for immediate end to xenophobia

With 3 million Zimbabweans in South Africa, xenophobia is cause for concern for United Methodists in Zimbabwe. Read More

United Methodist leaders in Zimbabwe hope to host a General Conference, but questions remain about the country's treatment of gay individuals. Church leaders say the city of Harare could certainly handle the crowd, since the city hosts the Ebenezer Convention. That United Methodist gathering, shown in a 2014 photo, drew some 55,000 worshippers to Harare. Photo by Maidstone Mulenga.

General Conferences planned for Asia, Africa

Plans call for the Philippines in 2024 and Zimbabwe in 2028. But concerns remain about Zimbabwe’s treatment of gay people. Read More

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