"Whoever receives one such child in my name
receives me, and whoever receives me,
receives not me but Him who sent me.

-Mark 9:37

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Africa

South Sudan
Ethiopia
Burundi
Rwanda
Angola
Zimbabwe
Namibia
Uganda
Madagascar
Malawi
Mauritius

West Africa

Ghana
Togo
Cote D’ivoir
Gabon
Cameroon
Liberia
Cape Verde
Benin

Asia

China
India
Hong Kong and Taiwan
Philippines
South Korea
VLCM- Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Mayanmar
Malaysia
Indonesia
Bangladesh
Pakistan


Africa

South Sudan

Africa SouthSudan

The available services are Sunday school 2 days a week, expanding Orthodox teaching to the new generations in many areas in the capital Juba and outside in other states through the focus on Sunday school service for children and youth meetings. Additionally, there are medical services at the house of service and municipal hospitals.

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Ethiopia

Africa Ethiopia

There is currently a Coptic church there under the support of Anba Poemen.

Problems facing Ethiopia

  • Poor Medical System
  • Poor Infrastructure
  • Natural/geographical problems
  • Ethiopia has one of the highest RTA in the world
  • Most disturbing: poor families are selling their young daughters to rich people from neighboring countries. The buyer demands removal of any Christian tattoos before taking them to other countries.

Medical problems

  • Poor facilities
  • Medical/nursing and midwifery education
  • Experience and skills available
  • Number and distribution of health care professionals
  • Improper use of the already limited resources
  • Healthcare professionals’ attitudes

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Burundi

Africa Burundi

Services available are spiritual youth meetings and educational courses in English, Computers and Human Development for University level. Educational courses for children in Math and Science taught in French. Also available are courses in health awareness and etiquette along with summer camps and visits to schools and hospitals.

Medical services through a hospital rented to the Coptic Orthodox Church in all specialties and a licensed clinic and lab that were added to a rented home.

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Rwanda

Africa Rwanda

Two annual trips for the purpose of offering spiritual services and human development in 7 regions throughout the country and the work of 2 medical convoys are complete to date.

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Angola

Africa Angola

We have completed the work of one medical convoy in cooperation with the Jesuit church for the service of the refugees. There is also spiritual activity such as prayers and Bible study for the served. The work of the second medical convoy was complete in September of 2017 with the participation of the United Nations unit for refugee affairs.

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Zimbabwe

Africa Zimbabwee

Services available are Sunday school and Liturgy. There is also a Coptic church here.

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Namibia

Africa Namibia

Services available are Sunday school, youth meetings, servants meetings, family meetings, and Bible study in the North. During the summer, meetings are held in slum areas and are moved to the Church in the winter. There are also medical missions.

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Uganda

Africa Uganda

In the capital Kampala in the South, Busembatya in the East, Mbrara in the West, Arua in the North and the surrounding villages- the services available are Servants preparation programs, Sunday school for the Ugandans and Sunday school for the Egyptians, awareness meetings for the youth, school courses for elementary and secondary schools, refugee services, disabled services, shelter and prison services. Also available are medical services and missions but not on a regular basis.

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Madagascar

Africa Madagascar

Services available are medical convoys under the authority of the ministry of health of Madagascar and some spiritual services.

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Malawi

Africa Malawi

A church foundation rock was laid at the presence of Anba Antonious Morcos. The land is owned by the church and architectural plans are complete for building a church, clinic, hospital, school, and a multi-purpose training center. There are also computer lessons at a Catholic shelter and a Bible study in a village with recreational activity for children as well as spiritual activity for the youth.

Medical services are available due to the spread of diseases such as AIDS (an immunodeficiency illness) affecting over 11.9% of inhabitants and increases at the rate of 250 cases per day in people under the age of 19. Other diseases that are spread are diarrhea, hepatitis A, typhoid fever, malaria, the plague, bilharzia and rabies. The ratio of doctors to patients is one doctor per 65,000 patients.

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Mauritius

Africa Mauritius

The available services are a medical team by the name of Saint Paul that attends every three months and performs medical exams for all ages and specialties and dispenses medications and eye glasses. They also perform exams in schools with special needs, shelters, social centers and charitable organizations as well as the University of Mauritius.

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West Africa

Ghana

WestAfrica Ghana

The available services are Sunday School, Computer Courses, Youth Meetings, 4 Liturgies weekly, Hymns class, Mercy services, visits to Christian Schools, Hospital services, and medical convoys.

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Togo

WestAfrica Togo

The available services are servants preparation for the Baptized and services for the catechumens both children and adults, educational services (ICDL) with 10 Catholic schools and multiple medical convoys in various regions in Togo.

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Cote D’ivoir

WestAfrica Cote D’ivoir

The available services are Liturgy, Raising of Incense, Psalmody, Prayer meetings / Sunday School, visits to orphanages and seasonal outreach, orphanages /hospitals/the poor/and help with the teaching of the needy.

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Gabon

WestAfrica Gabon

The available services are Liturgy, Raising of Incense, Bible Study, Prayer Meetings.

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Cameroon

WestAfrica Cameron

The available services are Spiritual Services for Catechumens, Bible Study, Sunday School during the short missions, Impalmayo Prison, Development Services (ICDL courses, Counseling and Aptitude Development. Additionally, medical convoys, Catholic and public hospitals.

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Liberia

WestAfrica Liberia

The available services are medical services and medical convoys.

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Cape Verde

WestAfrica CapeVerde

The available services are medical and spiritual missions.

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Benin

WestAfrica Benin

The available services are medical services in clinics, treatment centers and hospitals belonging to the churches located in the area.

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Asia

China

Asia China

Sixteen (16) missions were complete every year which included various services. Currently available are churches with evangelical and ministerial services/ counseling/Bible Study/Sunday School/ Arabic and English lessons. There are also Choir celebrations especially during the times of Christmas as well as 2 conferences per year.

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India

Asia India

The available services are conducted through the Indian Orthodox Church (a nationally recognized church) and through the Syrian Orthodox Church and additionally education and the servicing of orphanages.

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Hong Kong and Taiwan

Asia Hong Kong

The available services are children’s Sunday School/ Bible study meetings/ street evangelization/ cooperation with Catholic and Protestant institutions/ prison services and services to the disabled as well as child care and elder care.

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Philippines

Asia Phillipines

Available services are a boarding house for girls with emphasis on education in the most contemporary schools. It has 12 girls ages 7 to 17 and 3 girls ages 18 and 19. There is also a center for computer learning, languages (Korean and English), vocational training, sewing and art. Available also are medical services throughout the year that include dentistry, gynecology and gastro intestinal.

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South Korea

Asia South Korea

Available services are Liturgies, Sunday School, and Bible Study.

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VLCM- Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Mayanmar

Asia VLCM

The available services include the initiation of a home for needy students away from home. A discussion meeting every Sunday, visits to a Buddhist shelter, 2 to 3 medical missions per year for treatment at the Buddhist shelter and for the families in the villages surrounding it as well as dispensing of the medications.

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Malaysia

Asia Malysia

The available services are medical and spiritual missions for serving the poor and the migrant Christians and non-Christians in addition to educational services.

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Indonesia

Asia Indonesia

The available services are spiritual that include Liturgies, Bible Studies, prayer meetings and conferences. A Coptic Orthodox Center was also established in Indonesia.

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Bangladesh

Asia Bangladesh

Available services are medical and spiritual missions.

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Pakistan

Asia Pakistan

There are 80 families being serviced but missions have been delayed due to security needs.

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