Elder Renlund Invites Youth to Submit Questions
News Release · 19 MAY 2017 — Accra, Ghana
Elder Dale G. Renlund and his wife, Ruth, invite African youth to submit questions for at a Face to Face event on August 5. 2017.
15th Anniversary of First Missionary Training Center in AfricaNews Release · 17 MAY 2017 — Tema, Ghana
May 17, 2017 marks the 15th anniversary of the first missionary training center on the continent of Africa. Missionary Training Centers are centers devoted to training missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Mothers Benefit from LDS Charities DonationNews Release · 15 MAY 2017 — Takoradi, Ghana
Expectant mothers in the communities surrounding Takoradi, Ghana, have reason to be excited about a recent donation to the Kokompe and Whindo Health Centers.
Clean Water for Myohaung Barracks HospitalNews Release · 10 MAY 2017 — Takoradi, Ghana
Lawson Agbattey, a nurse at Myohaung Military Hospital, has struggled with clean and adequate water issues for 25 years. When drought left his workplace with a critical water shortage, Lawson approached LDS Charities to provide relief for the hospital and its patients. LDS Charities is the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Special Students Get Help from LDS Charities
News Release · 10 MAY 2017 — Takoradi, Ghana
Students attending Catholic Special Vocational School near Fijai, Ghana, will have the opportunity to learn new skills training thanks to a donation from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Latter-day Saints Donate to Save LivesNews Release · 10 MAY 2017 — Central Region, Ghana
Latter-day Saints from the Yamoransa Stake (similar to a diocese) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared a part of themselves through donating blood to those in need. The donation occurred on May 6, at the Saltpond Municipal Hospital Blood Bank located in the Central Region of Ghana.
Face to Face for Africa YouthNews Release · 8 MAY 2017 — Accra, Ghana
On August 5, 2017, Elder Dale G. Renlund and his wife, Ruth, will host a Face to Face event for youth on the African continent. This event will originate from Accra, Ghana.
Pathway Students in Ghana Sing at BYU-IdahoNews Release · 26 APRIL 2017 — Accra, Ghana
The miracle of technology allowed students from Africa to raise their voices in songs of praise to be heard in far off Rexburg, Idaho. A choir made up of Pathway students from Ghana provided a special musical number at the Brigham Young University-Idaho Devotional on Tuesday, April 25, in the BYU-Idaho Center.
Cook-Off West Africa StyleNews Release · 20 APRIL 2017 — While many Ghanaians huddled under shelter from rain, Young Single Adults (YSA) from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered to share fun, food and fellowship at the first ever Kaneshie Stake YSA African Cook-Off.
LDS Charities Signature Programs - WheelchairBackground · 18 APRIL 2017 — Accra, Ghana
Working with local organizations, we improve the services for the physically disabled and provide manual wheelchairs or walking aids that are appropriate to individual needs and circumstances.
Wheelchair Initiative Trains Technicians in GhanaNews Release · 18 APRIL 2017 — Nsawam. Ghana
“My dream job is to help those with disability to become mobile,” remarked Louisa Aggrey, third year student at Orthopedic Training Centre. Thanks to a Wheelchair Initiative sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, that dream may become reality.
New Mormon Relief Society President Speaks at the UNShared Article · 14 APRIL 2017 — NEW YORK CITY
Sister Jean B. Bingham, the new general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at the United Nations in New York City Thursday on the Church’s humanitarian efforts.
Mother and Neonatal Care in TamaleNews Release · 11 APRIL 2017 — Tamale, Ghana
Mothers and their new babies in Ghana, have a better chance of survival thanks to a collaboration between LDS Charities, UNICEF and the Ghana Ministry of Health.
A Sincere Thank YouNews Release · 7 APRIL 2017 — Accra, Ghana
On August 24, 2016, four young missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were traveling to their field of service in Sierra Leone. Their lives were suddenly changed when a truck collided with the van in which they were traveling.
Clean Water for Nyagbo FiafeNews Release · 5 APRIL 2017 — Nyagbo Fiafe, Ghana
Shouts of praise, dancing feet and tears of gratitude expressed the joy of villagers in Nyagbo Fiafe as water flowed through faucets into waiting basins. Clean water delivered at the village was the direct result of villagers working closely with LDS Charities Humanitarian Specialist Henry Baker, or “Grandpa” as he is known throughout the Nyagbo region.