Help for Sudan's Christiansby Betty Jeschke, Goshen, Ind.
Thank you for the suggestions about church connections in the South Sudan (Editorial, March). The mission hospital that I am concerned about began as a small clinic built by a group from Grand Rapids, Mich., called Partners in Compassionate Care. After visiting Sudan many times, they have a lot of information about the complex problems that are part of South Sudan. They are located 100 miles north of Juba at a spot that is almost inaccessible for half of the year. It seems as if the Grand Rapids group has been too busy to find and connect with other Christian ministries in South Sudan.
In addition to providing medical care for almost 10,000 patients last year, this group is also trying to build peace between two major tribes in the area. They also would like to find a way to teach reading and English to the many adults in the area who are eager to learn. And they wish they would have a place where Christian pastors could receive much needed training.
Associated Issue: Organizer extraordinaire for God - March 2010
Associated Article: Help for Sudan's Christians
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