Additional Resource

Additional Resources on the Church in Africa

Church Members in Africa

Testimony of Evelyn Jepkemei

Burundi Pioneers (Church News; 12/4/2010)

‘A mighty change’: African youth unite for memorable experience (Church News; 9/18/2010)

Road to the temple (Church News; 5/1/2010)

The New Face of Global Mormonism (11/21/2007)

African Members Strengthen International Church (2/26/2007)



Church Humanitarian Work in Africa

Clean water projects

Clean water projects

Africa Water Project Brings Happiness (1/28/2011)

A prayer for clean water (Church News; 9/11/2010)

Sierra Leone water project: Tribal communities work together to improve health (Church News; 2/27/2010)

Water Reaches “End of the Row” in Congolese Villages (11/23/2009)

Church Teams With Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital (5/1/2009)

Church Helps Bring Water to African Community (4/17/2009)

Benefits Trickle Down From Clean Water Project (7/29/2008)


Wheelchair distribution

Wheelchair Distribution

Church’s Wheelchair Initiative Turns a New Corner (3/18/2008)

Donation helps the disabled (12/17/2005)

Wheelchairs donated in Mozambique (Church News; 9/18/2004)

500 wheelchairs donated (Church News; 2/28/2004)


Measles vaccinations

Measles Vaccination Campaign

Measles Initiative Saving African Children

Members Assist with Measles Initiative (Ensign; 1/2010)

Measles initiative continues to fight disease in Africa (Church News; 9/30/2006)

American Red Cross Recognizes Church for Support of Measles Initiative in Africa (2/5/2005)

Church gives $3 million to fight measles in Africa (Church news; 9/27/2003)


Neonatal resuscitation

Neonatal Resuscitation Training

Church Works to Save Infants Through Neonatal Resuscitation Training (3/14/2007)


Vision treatment

Vision Treatment

Mormon Doctors Give the Gift of Sight (5/23/2007)


Hunger relief

Members relieve hunger in DR Congo (Church News; 2/5/2011)

Church Aids Southern African Famine Victims (7/25/2002)

Food Boxes Rushed to Ease Starvation in Africa (5/30/2002)


Mormon Helping Hands in Africa

A day of service in Western Africa (Church News; 9/20/2010)

Cleaning up to welcome the world: Helping Hands prepare for World Cup soccer (Church News; 7/10/2010)

Helping Hands goes coast to coast (Church News; 11/24/2007)

One Hundred Thousand Africans Find Joy in Continent-Wide “Mormon Helping Hands” Project (11/9/2007)

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