News Releases

Cook-Off West Africa Style

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 - Wheelchair

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 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 UN

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 Tamale

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 You

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 Fiafe

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. 

This Easter, a Focus on Principles of Peace from the Prince of Peace

For the fourth consecutive Easter season, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is encouraging Mormons and others around the world to share hopeful messages about Jesus Christ. This year’s focus comes from the Bible’s teaching that Christ is the Prince of Peace.

Not a Drop at Mallam-Atta Health Clinic

Mallam-Atta Government Clinic was the recipient of a much-needed roof donated by LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. With each rainstorm, patients and their beds had to be moved to avoid becoming wet from the rainwater coming through the roof.

Women Serving Women at Nsawam Prison

Members of the Kaneshie Stake Relief Society visited the Nsawam Medium Security Prison on March 18, 2017. More than 130 women from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared messages of love, hope and charity. Their mission was to provide care and service for the female inmates in the prison.