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Guinea Bissau

posted Dec 8, 2011, 8:13 PM by Chuck Walker   [ updated Dec 8, 2011, 8:18 PM ]

The partnership with Mennonite Church there has been strengthened and the trainers have been taken through a TOT 1 and now working in 3 locations. There are16 trainers for 4 different organizational located in different parts of the country. They are now starting community engagements in new areas.

My trip in March had opened their minds to holistic ministry which they now see as solution to the dependency syndrome prevalent there today. We know there will always be resistance to changes- moving away from Relief to development is not that easy. Physical health is a challenge as the lifestyle of the people endangers their health.