Category Archives: World

Charis for Uganda


Having just completed her A levels, Charis is preparing to spend 9 months serving with BMS World Mission as part of a team going to Uganda. She describes what she will be doing and why – and a personal sacrifice that is helping to fund the venture.

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A kindergarten for Kenya

Mama Bishop (centre) is supervising the rebuilding of a kindergarten in Vihiga District, Kenya

In summer 2014 the sight of a small building in a village in Kenya reduced Bobbie Frere to tears. A mud hut, used by the church’s primary school as a kindergarten, had a floor infested with insects that made the children ill. A year after that encounter, thousands of pounds have been raised and a new brick-built kindergarten is nearly ready for use.

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Growing youth work in Bolivia

Matt with the youth group in Cochabamba, Bolivia

When Matt Churchouse joined the Christ Church team that visited Bolivia in the summer of 2013, he hoped to be able to help and encourage the churches there in the area of youth work, but the programme didn’t leave much room for that kind of specialised activity. In January 2014 Matt made a return visit to Bolivia with a special focus on youth work.

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