Mission Bethel shows the compassion of God to the very poor in the slums of Monrovia, Liberia, one of the poorest countries in the world, with about 84% of the population living below the poverty line of $1.25 per day. Over 500 impoverished children attend the Christian school at Mission Bethel, which serves as a feeder for families to attend Mission Bethel Church. Liberia has no prenatal care; Mission Bethel also operates a pregnancy center that provides counseling, clothing, toys, vitamins, and instruction on pre and postnatal care, infant care, and delivery assistance.
Reformed Hearts Orphans Center (RHOC) cares for 35 orphans within seven homes at RHOC and with families from their local church. The children in their care are orphaned from the AIDS/HIV epidemic and political unrest. RHOC believes “that every child deserves a loving home, a family and parents or caretakers who cater to the child’s physical and emotional well – being and development. We believe that children belong in homes and families and not in institutions.” It is with this commitment that RHOC is caring for orphans in the name of Christ, instructing them in solid, Biblical teaching.
Jars of Oil Mission Africa (JOMA) is a ministry to grandmothers who have lost their own children to AIDS and are now caring for their grandchildren. With compassion, the ministry breaks through the shame and stigma associated with AIDS to meet physical and spiritual needs. JOMA feeds families by delivering food packages and helping the “grannies” start gardens. The gardens provide a source of food, income, and dignity. Many of the grannies suffer from HIV or other illnesses. JOMA arrange for the grannies to receive the medical treatment they need. The staff visits frequently; encouraging and praying with these women. The love of Christ, shown by JOMA is transforming lives.
Mustard Seed Orphanage provides food, housing, Christian education, discipleship, job training, and medical care for over 190 widows and orphans. Mustard Seed Orphanage consists of three orphan houses – Ebenezer House, Hosanna House, and Mustard Seed. Mustard Seed Orphanage keeps livestock and grows much of the food that is crucial to feeding the children in their care.