"Come to the Mortuary and bring a Casket with you"

A report from John Bills on their time in Uganda after the fire that killed 18 young girls at a Boarding school. 

“Come to the mortuary and bring a casket with you.”

These were the only words that Dickson and Mabel heard from the mortuary to confirm the fate of their daughter Melissa.  Melissa, nine years…

St. Ameria Orphanage - Aids, Poverty and providing hope

From John and Jill Bills report June 2008 Uganda –

St. Ameria Orphanage

John Mark, a Ugandan who is a student in the YWAM DTS I taught in for that week, escorted me to the St. Ameria orphanage. John Mark has a remarkable story. Both of his parents died from AIDS and he was left at the age of 13 to care for…

YWAM Cambodia impacting lives

YWAM Cambodia is having an impact upon mothers and children in one of the poorest northeast regions. Just a few years ago the province of Stung Treng, Cambodia had a high mortality rate for children under five years of age from six preventable diseases. Also deaths from pre/post natal care was high.

While attending a Traditional Birth Attendants (TBA) training session in Stung Treng in 2007…

Making net gains against malaria spread

The following work continues and the province of Stung Treng has one of the lowest rates of malaria in 2008 due to YWAM’s work in the province.

From the website CAMBODIA DAILY–

Behind the dry technical name vector control lies the most potent weapon in Cambodia’s…

HIV/AIDS Consultation held in England

Early last century, occupants of the YWAM Harpenden property fell prey to tuberculosis. As a reminder of the outbreak, gravestones inscribed with the names of babies, children and teenagers still stand at the site, which was originally a children's home.

But on January 21, staff, students and visiting delegates huddled together against the cold and rain to pray for the Lord's intervention…

From Tragedy to Transformation

The devastation from the tsunami that hit the rim nations of the Indian Ocean on December 26, 2004 has been the worst in Asian history. YWAM, along with many other agencies, has been active in the efforts to rebuild shattered lives and communities. What has God been saying to us as we have served those affected by the earthquake and tsunami?

Steve Goode, YWAM’s Vice President of Mercy Ministries,…