News Releases

Public Invited to Tour New Ghana Missionary Training Center

Public tours of the new buildings are available beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday August 8 and will continue through Saturday, August 12. The final tour begins each day at 5:00 p.m. Tickets are not required to attend the open house. 

Thousands Benefit from Better Eye Care in Eastern Region

Dr. Georgette Osei Kontoh, ophthalmology specialist at Tetteh Quarshie Hospital, has a passion for providing quality eye care for the hundreds of patients who come to her clinic each day. Thanks to a donation of new equipment from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the job of providing those patients with clear vision has improved dramatically. 

Blessing the Poor and the Needy at Winneba

Volunteers with LDS Charities worked alongside medical professions from Winneba Trauma and Specialty Hospital as part of a humanitarian and medical training mission that blessed the lives of the poor and needy. LDS Charities is the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

Latter-day Saints Celebrate Africa Day

An 87-year-old African Latter-day Saint pioneer, Adwoa Adutwumwaah, was joined by hundreds of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on May 25, 2017, as they celebrated Africa Day, a day of unity. Children as young as 5 joined the matron on a six mile walk for health. The purpose of the event was to mobilize, strengthen and unify families. 

Elder David A. Bednar: Latter-day Saint Apostle Makes First Visit  to Three African Countries

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles emphasized the simple truths taught by Jesus Christ at gatherings of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Senegal, Guinea and Mali from May 21-23, 2017. 

LDS Charities Wheelchair Initiative in Togo

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provided specialized wheelchair training at the Centre National d’Appareillage Orthpedique (CNAO) in Lome, Togo, from May 8-12, 2017. CNAO is the National Center of Orthotics and Rehabilitation for the country. 

Church Promotes Religious Freedom in Africa


Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who oversee Church activities in the countries of West Africa were welcomed as guests and participants at the Fifth Annual African Law and Religion Symposium held in Morocco on May 14-16, 2017.

Elder Renlund Invites Youth to Submit Questions

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 Africa

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 Donation 

Expectant mothers in the communities surrounding Takoradi, Ghana, have reason to be excited about a recent donation to the Kokompe and Whindo Health Centers.