Keep Up To Date on what MACA is doing worldwide

This Blog has been created to allow our field workers to keep you, our partners updated on what God is doing around the world through MACA and CHE. 

Aug 03
2018

Follow our work on Facebook?

Working in remote and often unintentionally 'off-grid' locations is a given for many of our workers be they local CHE workers or our Canadians who coordinate for an entire continent. One thing that remains pretty stable is a website like Facebook. Putting personal opinions aside, Facebook is a great way for people to stay connected with the work we do. While you're looking at your grand daughter's…

Jun 03
2018

Women's Cycle of Life training

Women's Cycle of Life training

 Over 300 traditional birth attendants in the Northeast of Haiti are excited to get training and save lives of mothers and babies as they improve their skills. They receive delivery kits upon completion of a one week training, and also have a complete medical check up before leaving. We train 30 participants each year. Our third trip is coming up July 20-31st. News of protests and violence in the…

Mar 30
2017

Stories From Haiti

These stories are from the community of Novian, written as an update, in their own voice.   "There are many things I did not know yet, either Physical or Spiritual. What causes diarrhoea? When somebody has diarrhoea, what can you do for him? I put them into practice (sic: what I ´ve learned in CHE) I understand (the importance) of treating water that we drink. We started making Oral Rehydration…

Feb 03
2017

Disaster Prevention: Making Communities Resilient

Medical Ambassadors and the CHE approach is committed to prevention.  For SE Asia, where 2/3 of the world’s natural disasters occur, disaster preparedness and prevention is critical.  We must address these tough issues, and discover answers that will equip communities to survive and to thrive.   In April 2016 we gathered sixteen of the CHE leaders from around SE Asia in Tacloban, Philippines…

Jan 01
2017

It was a simple health lesson

It was a simple health lesson

“It Was Only a Simple Health Education Lesson!”       I recognized the voice on the other end of the phone immediately.  Mama J is what we all called her.  She was a competent registered nurse and Community Health Evangelism (CHE) training coordinator for one of the larger provinces of Papua New Guinea.  She spoke with excited animation in telling her story of the committee training that…

""We need to have the mentality of wholism – serving, and addressing the needs of the whole person - all the time.  It must become a life-style.”"

- Regional Coordinator, "G"