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If a tree falls…

In Mitwaba DRC, a tornado struck on Nov 19 and people have been suffering there without any outside assistance. Joseph Mulongo manages Friendly Planet Missiology and is crying out as loudly as he can for help. Continue reading

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As the traditional relief of food, clean water, shelter and medical care started pouring in, so have ICTs that power communications relief in connecting resources with needs and those who are hurting. United Methodist Communications is working with experienced relief groups who’ve responded in this way – NetHope, World Food Programme/Emergency Telecommunications Cluster – so the church can respond effectively to its communities – both in relief and recovery. Continue reading

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“You reached me where I was.”

Mobile phones seem to be everywhere in Africa, and they’re keeping people in touch with health, education, banking, and community empowerment. Continue reading

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