Another situation we had that same day was involving an albino child, his mother and uncle. Many in this country continue to believe in witchcraft and juju. Albino children are believed to hold special powers. The mother of this small child was brought into the hospital with defensive wounds to her head, arms and hands she received while defending her child against a would-be kidnapper. The uncle was the thwarted kidnapper. The uncle wanted to kidnap and skin the albino child to use in witchcraft and juju. The situation was very sad and emotional for all who were involved. Thank the Lord, the child was not injured. I do not know the numbers, but there are stories in the newspapers here several times a week concerning albino children who are kidnapped and murdered for body parts. I have a few albino children in my mobile clinics, but see them only on occasion as the families keep them close by and well guarded. I do take medical needs to them such as sunscreen, sunglasses and hats.
The mobile clinics are going well. As you may have read in one of the newsletter articles I wrote, we have now started a new congregation at the first mobile clinic we started. This is a direct result of the clinic and outreach services provided to the clinic clients. Several people have also either re-dedicated themselves to Christ or have been baptized in different clinic areas as well. I am praying to begin another 1 -2 clinics in the next 10-12 months.
I continue to pray for guidance, wisdom and strength from our Lord for this work and I also pray for your financial support. Without financial support, we would not be able to reach people for God's kingdom. Hopefully, I will be able to communicate better in the future, thereby letting you know what is being done in the Chimala area to strengthen and grow the Kingdom of the Lord. May God bless our efforts.
More to come...........