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    Medicine Allows Man to Serve His Family and Town

    January 4, 2019 | ISM, West Africa

    B*, is a Thirty-eight-year-old man who lives in a neighbor district to the Barthimee Hospital, in Thies town. Here, he shares his experience as a frequent patient. He said:

    I’ve been to the Barthimee Hospital several times. I’ve been there …

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    Micro-Loans Change Lives

    April 29, 2017 | ISM, West Africa

    micro-loanNatalie* is a 40 years old country woman who lives 108 miles away from the Capital city. She is married to a farmer and they have many children.

    Natalie* discovered the microloan program when a worker decided to reach out …

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    Microloans lead to new opportunities

    March 17, 2017 | ISM, West Africa

    SEIS March 2017 Update women group storytelling and Bible study


    Between July and December 2016 192 villagers of which 18 men were involved in the microloan program. The amount of $40,973 was lent to different accountability groups. The Lord allowed us to receive $4,551 of interest, and a faithful …

  • Gifts-in-Kind

    October 23, 2016 | ISM, West Africa

    Hospital Barthimee received three different containers of medical supplies between July and December 2015. Not only Barthimee, but other Christian ministries benefited from the surplus of medicines. This has helped to strengthen the links between us and other missions and …

  • Medical Health Project

    September 23, 2016 | ISM, West Africa

    Barthimee’s neurosurgeon has been supported the last six months through Partners International funding. Two other technicians have opened radiology and ophthalmology departments, with the same channel of support.

    The X-ray machine is currently leased from a private provider. Profits are …

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    Empowering Women

    August 23, 2016 | ISM, West Africa

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    During the last half of 2015, 284 women received training in nutrition and 397 malnourished babies received help. This program has helped save more than a dozen children and their mothers.

    Nutrition is combined with biblical stories in our target …

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    Children Removed from the Streets?

    August 5, 2016 | ISM, West Africa

    DSCF3663It has been a recurrent discussion in the country that we need to eradicate the phenomenon of street children in Senegal. Discussions have been involving the Government, NGOs, funders and spiritual leaders. Over the past 15 years, several atempts left …

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    Outreach to Community

    July 23, 2016 | ISM, West Africa

    SEIS Barthimee Medical Center

    Our three-day campaign we call Jericho Project gathered more than 3,000 people. We held it this year in the Southwest Coast of Senegal, with the participation of the Barthimee medical team, our logistics team and the Executive Director.

    A one-year-old …

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    Wolof Consultation – Update

    July 2, 2016 | ISM, West Africa

    Wolof ConsultationBabacar N.“This is my 7th consultation. There is progress in the production of new materials. We are growing in knowing each other as workers. We learn about each one’s challenges, how we can work together, how we

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    ISM Update

    June 23, 2016 | ISM, West Africa


    After two difficult years in a leadership transitioning period, we praise God that ISM is going forward strongly once again. Our annual retreat allowed our staff and to finalize our strategic plan for 2016-2020 and design our annual work plan …