Chagas disease is a silent killer among the poor in Bolivia. The disease can go undetected for years as it slowly destroys internal organs, especially the heart. Chagas is transmitted by an insect that thrives in adobe walls and thatched roofs, which are often used to construct rural homes in Bolivia.
A 14-member team from Kennebecasis Baptist Church in New Brunswick will depart for a SENT trip to Bolivia on June 22. CBM’s SENT program provides Canadians with a global discipleship experience – it includes both an overseas trip and opportunities to put their faith in action back at home. The team from
Drought, hunger, civil con ict and violence in parts of the Horn of Africa led to an in ux of hundreds of refugees into Kenya’s North Eastern Province (NEP). Those seeking refuge in NEP desperately hold on to hope for a new life and be er future. Tension and insecurities continue to haunt the region,
Chagas disease is a silent killer among the poor in Bolivia. It is transmitted by the Vinchuca insect, which thrives in adobe walls and thatched roofs, common materials used in Bolivian homes. The parasite enters the victim’s bloodstream and can live undetected for decades while quietly destroying their internal organs, especially the heart. If caught
First Baptist Church in Wallaceburg, Ont., launched a year-long outreach.
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At CBM we support a range of projects through which you can serve and get involved. Some examples would be at-risk Children, Leadership Training, and Health Care initiatives. While we try to expose teams to many of the different projects we support, this year the majority have served with the Chagas for at least