As a surgeon, how would you like to renew lives ruined by obstetric fistula? The reversal in womens' lives medically, socially, and emotionally is so profound. Can you imagine the impact of such a change? We are in need of a skilled fistula surgeon or experienced urologic surgeon to perform fistula repairs. This is a great way to show Christ's compassion to a segment of the population often marginalized and to make disciples where Christ is least known.
Most widows in Niger are left with no financial means to support themselves or their children. The Dorcas Widows Project gives these women practical, spiritual, emotional, physical, and financial support. And you could be part of helping these women find a fulfilling life!
SIM Galmi Hospital plays a pivotal role in SIM's mission to impact an impoverished nation by ensuring excellent medical care. A chance to hear the Gospel is available to all who come to Galmi Hospital. Currently no restrictions are made on sharing the gospel in Niger, where over 90% of the population is Muslim. Niger is a country where there is one doctor for every 50,000 people. Extreme poverty and desperate living situations affect health and contribute to frequent illnesses and malnutrition.
Are you gifted or trained in sports activities? Do you have leadership skills? With this combination, you would be perfect for this ministry! You could provide leadership for the development of sports ministry programs in Niger. Imagine the impact you would have on the spiritual growth of the youth you work with!
Do you have a passion for youth and for teaching? Over half of Niger's population is under 18. Many are illiterate but eager to learn to read to get ahead. If you love youth and teaching, God can use you in a ministry of literacy as a means to evangelism and discipleship.
Do you have experience in office management? Niger is a country where there is one doctor for every 50,000 people. Extreme poverty and desperate living situations affect health and contribute to frequent illnesses and malnutrition. Having a smooth running management team in the hospital office is essential. Imagine the impact you could have on continued excellence at the hospital by training Nigerien managers.
Do you long to see the lost come to know Christ but aren't sure how to go about doing that in a cross-cultural setting? Being a member of a Training in Ministry Outreach (TIMO) team gives you the opportunity to learn how to be a missionary. It is an immersed training immediately put into practice. Each team will be in place for a two-year period.
Do you feel drawn to working with children? Do you have a passion for teaching? You could be a part of helping to make a difference to the desperate education situation in Niger by coming alongside Nigerien Christian teachers in a fledgling private Christian school, Maradi Cornerstone Academy!
Do you have a special heart for children and youth? Do you also have administrative or management skills and the ability to train others?
Maza Tsaye Conference Centre is located on the outskirts of Maradi and is surrounded by villages with multitudes of children (50% of Niger's population is 15 or under). Our prayer at the MTCC is, "Lord, give us the children." Are you the one that God is calling to reach children ready and eager to hear the Good News?
Tired, worn out, exhausted, and in need of a comfortable bed. . . . That would describe most of the guests who stay at the Niamey guest house. Serving as the guest house manager is the perfect way to use your gifts of hospitality and organization to be an encouragement to others.