Our Projects

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Action for Children

Action for Children There are many children in Burkina Faso who have no access to good education due to poverty or poor school environments offered in the public system. The objective of this project is to demonstrate God’s love by providing children with basic necessities that would allow them to attend school on a regular basis. It has grown to a full primary school that includes a good learning environment as well as biblical teaching.

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  • Location:

    Burkina Faso

Africa Arise

Africa Arise Africa Arise partners with ‘I Live Again’ in Uganda to provide trauma counseling. discipleship, job skills training and resettlement of families and victims of more than 20 years of war. It is estimated that over 30,000 children were abducted as child soldiers and sex slaves. Over 1.8 million were forcibly displaced and many continue to live in slum conditions with no skill to generate an income. The vision is to see identity and dignity restored to those affected, empowering them [...]

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  • Location:

    Uganda

Bogande Ministry Center

Bogande Ministry Center Bogandé is the capital of Gna-gna province, and a growing hub of activity. It is a high school city with several functioning Lycee’s and Primary schools. The EE/SIM (Eglise Evangelique-SIM, our primary partner church) operate a private Primary and High School,  independent of outside funding. However, church leaders have expressed concern that there is not enough being done to disciple their young people and children. This project aims to address this need through providing a ministry center [...]

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  • Location:

    Burkina Faso

Bunia Theological Bursaries

Bunia Theological Bursaries The project aims to provide theological students with bursaries to assist in their studies at the UNIVERSITÉ SHALOM DE BUNIA located in the Democratic Republic of The Congo. Students apply each year to a committee that approves bursaries based on funds available and the students meeting the bursary criteria that includes: The financial need of the applicant, including the applicant’s family commitments The Christian experience and maturity of the applicant The academic background of the applicant Demonstrated support by the applicant’s [...]

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  • Location:

    Congo

Burkina Faso Fulani Bible School Functioning

Burkina Faso Fulani Bible School Functioning There is a small, but growing Fulani Christian community. However, until now, there was no residential school in Burkina Faso for intensive training for ministry purposes. Those seeking this kind of training went to the Benin. This is a locally based school, open to all denominations with a purpose of equipping Fulanis to better reach out to new communities and to pastor groups of believers. This project exists to facilitate the Theological training of more Fulanis [...]

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  • Location:

    Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Fulani Bible School Scholarships

Burkina Faso Fulani Bible School Scholarships The scholarship program aims to provide six $1,200 USD bursaries to 6 students every year. This scholarship will cover tuition, living expenses, and internships for a 3 or 4-year training program. As part of the scholarship program, the selected students will have to provide 10% of the total fees needed for the year.

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  • Location:

    Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Leaders Training

Burkina Faso Leaders Training This project’s primary focus is the development of leaders, managers and administrators who oversee the SIM’s work on a daily basis as well as directors and board members who govern the institutions. The goal is to strengthen Burkinabe and Malian leadership, developing strong servant leaders trained in Biblical principles of leadership. There is also a broad need among pastors to strengthen leadership at the church, regional, and national leadership levels. The major vehicle for this leadership development is [...]

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  • Location:

    Burkina Faso

Choma Youth Center

Choma Youth Center SIM work alongside Scripture Union in schools and churches. However, to go deeper with the youth encountered in these visits – to disciple, counsel, and discuss real life issues and meeting place was required. The youth center is a place where youth (10-35) will meet and grow in their relationship with Jesus, be challenged in their moral choices and be trained to be spiritual leaders in the community and in their churches. Youth are welcome to come daily and [...]

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  • Location:

    Zambia

Church Engagement Canada

Church Engagement Canada Recognizing that missions needs to re-engage the church, SIM Canada is embarking on a long-term strategy to boost missionary numbers by adopting three key objectives. – For churches who currently have relationships with SIM missionaries: SIM Canada will implement a ‘Stronger Together Partnership Plan’ to strengthen the relationships and accountability of missionaries with the church – For churches who financially support SIM Canada’s activities but who do not have any missionaries from their congregation, engage these churches to embrace [...]

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  • Location:

    Canada

Church Planting Among the Kel Geres Tamajaq

Church Planting Among the Kel Geres Tamajaq This project aims to encourage the Kel Geres Tamajaq to plant a church among their own people group: to evangelize, to disciple and find Christian training for their own pastors and ultimately to see the Kel Geres support their own pastor financially and spiritually from within their own community. The project also aims to provide Christian education to adults and children so that they have employment opportunities to outside of farming and herding that [...]

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  • Location:

    Niger

Continuing Health Education

Continuing Health Education The purpose of this partner project is for 18 new nurses, lab techs and pharmacists to be trained so that the three rural centres of the UIEA Church Medical Outreach will have more qualified staff and to provide current health workers 4 refresher courses and 6 supervisory visits per year. Angola faces major challenges, with lack of qualified doctors and nurses, medical equipment and adequate maintenance of health equipment. There is a substantial disparity between urban and rural [...]

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  • Location:

    Angola

Cree Nations Fitness and Nutrition Project

Cree Nations Fitness and Nutrition Project Youth suicide rates on First Nations communities in Canada are 7 to 10 times higher than rest of the nation. The average age of death in Saddle Lake Cree Nation since 2011, has been 46.3 for men and 50.1 for women. First Nations people suffer various health issues arising from substance addictions, unsafe drinking water conditions, and difficult access to healthy food. A First Nations youth male is more likely to end up in jail than [...]

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  • Location:

    Canada

CSPS Piela Benevolent Fund

CSPS Piela Benevolent Fund This project assists poor people, including the handicapped, who are unable to pay for their medical care and/or medicines at the Piela dispensary/maternity and sometimes assists the same people in their travels if they need to be referred for treatment elsewhere.

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  • Location:

    Burkina Faso

Discipling and Empowering Vulnerable Children

Discipling and Empowering Vulnerable Children The purpose of this project is to begin a Christian youth discipleship programme, to recruit and train 15 caretakers and foster parents, open an educational center for coaching, private tutoring, empowerment and business classes, to provide assistance to 40 widows annually as well as paying 75% of school fees for 100 orphans and vulnerable children, and to start a temporary home for 50 boys, 30 girls and 20 widows by 2019.

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Dorcas Widows

Dorcas Widows Life is not easy for the majority of widows in West Africa. They are often neglected by their families and face significant discrimination and isolation. The objective of this project is to care for up to sixty widows in Parakou by providing them with spiritual, social and material support. At its core, this will involve facilitating regular meetings where widows will be taught from the Bible, encouraged to pray and trained in practical matters such as managing finances. [...]

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  • Location:

    Canada

DOULOS Ecole Biblique Integrated Agriculture Program

DOULOS Ecole Biblique Integrated Agriculture Program An important aspect of the training of Christian leaders is also to equip them with practical living skills needed to improve their quality of life and ministries. Most students come with only subsistence farming experience. One objective of the school is to equip both men and women with practical life skills to improve farming techniques, broaden their experience and vision with regards to agriculture possibilities, and train in other “locally reproducible” income earning activities [...]

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  • Location:

    Burkina Faso

DOULOS Ecole Biblique Women’s Life Skills Training

DOULOS Ecole Biblique Women’s Life Skills Training An important aspect of the training of Christian leaders is also to equip them with practical living skills needed to improve their quality of life and ministries. Most students come with only subsistence farming experience. One objective of the school is to equip both men and women with practical life skills to improve farming techniques, to broaden their experience and vision of agricultural possibilities, and train in other local  income earning activities that help [...]

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  • Location:

    Burkina Faso

Doulos Primary School

Doulos Primary School ‘Ecole Biblique Doulos-Bombu’ is the extension campus of Doulos Bible School in Nindangou. When this campus was opened in January 2014, it became obvious that a primary school was needed for the children of students attending the Bible School, since the nearest local option was a 4 km. walk. The purpose of this project is to provide a basic facility for primary school training for campus and local children.

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  • Location:

    Burkina Faso

Doulos Student Relief

Doulos Student Relief Doulos Bible School exists on two campuses, one in Nindangu and the other at Bombu, primarily the farming project campus. Violence in previous years on the farm campus resulted in no harvest for the 62 student families who were dependent on that resource to pay their share of tuition or feed their families. The continued existence of the school is threatened as a result. This project intends to provide food and financial relief to the families and staff [...]

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  • Location:

    Burkina Faso

Egbe Hospital Benevolent Fund

Egbe Hospital Benevolent Fund This project provides Benevolent Funds to assist the impoverished who are unable to afford the full cost of medical treatment, while supporting the hospital’s fiscal responsibility to meet its operational costs. This vital resource enables the hospital to demonstrate Christ’s love to the poor and sick, while fulfilling its mission to provide excellent medical care through compassionate, well trained doctors to all regardless of their financial status.

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  • Location:

    Burkina Faso

Egbe Hospital Revitalization

Egbe Hospital Revitalization The aim of this project is to revitalize the ECWA Hospital Egbe to ensure the hospital’s sustainability as a leading medical and teaching facility. Staff recruitment of qualified Nigerian medical and executive personnel as well as missionary consultants; upgrading the 33-acre, 68 building hospital complex infrastructure; developing the technology platform, implementing solar power, and restoring consistent electrical and water supply; as well as re-establishing effective laboratory, pharmacy, maternity, surgical and out-patient services, will all play a role in [...]

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  • Location:

    Nigeria

Emergency Relief Fund

Emergency Relief Fund This project is used for emergency relief needs that arise around the world from time-to-time, in countries where SIM has an established presence or where this does not exist, funds are disbursed through trusted partners. Some funds are sent to meet immediate needs. Most funds are disbursed to support the 2nd or 3rd wave of relief and development to provide long term impact.

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  • Location:

    Canada

English Language Empowerment for Mission

English Language Empowerment for Mission Project Objectives • To empower 9 EFL Teacher Trainers from EKHC to equip teachers in the EKHC theological and missiological training programs through teaching Bible-based English in their contexts. To train a further 61 teachers from the colleges and Bible schools to be English teachers in their programs. • To increase the knowledge base of the students through creating access to Bible-based Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) training both through resourcing the 15 missionary or [...]

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  • Location:

    Burkina Faso

Equipping Women To Serve Women

Equipping Women To Serve Women The project aims to equip women with sound Bible knowledge and with the ability to apply this knowledge in daily life, within their churches and local communities. This will be accomplished through a decentralized, “TEE” format of teaching. The project also provides finances for trainers to reach localized groups, printing of materials, and training conference costs. Currently, the program trains some 450-500 pastors wives.

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  • Location:

    Burkina Faso

First Ripple Discipleship

First Ripple Discipleship First Ripple is a response to a “poorly reached” society where widespread adherence to Christianity hasn’t penetrated to the core values of our church members. This ministry aims to envision and equip the national and regional leadership of the UIEA denomination as coaches and champions of a discipleship movement, and to thereby envision and equip the leader of each congregation to be a genuine disciple and disciple-maker.

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  • Location:

    Angola

Fulani Outreach Center

Fulani Outreach Center The Fulani located within Nigeria are the largest unreached people group. This project is involved in Evangelism (film, Mega Voice Player placement and outreaches), Discipleship, Convert Care, Education, and Training. One approach is to annually place a Fulani missionary in a strategic part of Northern Nigeria to begin planting Fulani church and school. The project will seek to aid equipping the missionary with the necessary tools to engage other unreached Fulani’s as well as assist the development [...]

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  • Location:

    Nigeria

Hidden Abilities

Hidden Abilities In the city of Bahir Dar in northwest Ethiopia, parents with developmentally disabled children are trapped in ignorance and frustration. Many do not know what is wrong with their child and have little or no guidance or resources to help them. Most Ethiopian’s do not realize that inside the disabled child is a real person with hidden abilities. These children are often left in a back room or are sent out on the streets to beg. The Hidden Abilities [...]

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  • Location:

    Ethiopia

John Ockers Conference Centre – Maza Tsaye

John Ockers Conference Centre – Maza Tsaye For many years in Niger there has been a desperate heart cry of evangelists and pastors for refreshment and encouragement. Suitable facilities do not exist in-country to hold key church equipping events. Thanks to a significant gift construction resumed on the roof rafters. When complete, the Centre will be used to equip the church through pastor/evangelist retreats, leadership development, training seminars, couples’ retreats, national and regional church conferences, women’s conferences, children and youth camps.

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  • Location:

    Niger

Leadership Training

Leadership Training With a vision for training church leaders and potential leaders in Chile, this project provides funds directly to Bible Colleges to allow the purchase of resources such as library books, and to offer scholarships to needy students.

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  • Location:

    benin

Maradi Cornerstone Academy

Maradi Cornerstone Academy The Kindergarten block has already been completed and Grades 1-3 moved have since moved to this new facility. Generous donor support, has also allowed construction of the next classroom block to begin but there is so much more construction and classroom equipment needed as well as provision of  a new bore hole. Pray for godly, qualified, committed teachers with a good level of French who will help grow and develop Cornerstone Academy.

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  • Location:

    Niger

Mission Sending Fund

Mission Sending Fund This is the work of the mission. Going into the hard places where Christ is least known and changing people’s lives. Will you partner with us to take the Gospel to where He is least known?

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  • Location:

    Canada

Mongu Youth Centre

Mongu Youth Centre This project aims to provide a Christian environment for youth to hang out, pray, talk, read Christian magazines and books, listen to Christian music, obtain counseling, and receive Biblical teaching in an informal setting. This is an alternative to secular bars and parties that a lot of Zambian youth get involved with. The construction project provides for a large building with a sitting room, office, two toilets some smaller rooms for private prayer, reading, counseling, etc. Items will [...]

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  • Location:

    Zambia

New Initiatives North Africa

New Initiatives North Africa This project will resource the activities of SIM’s New Initiatives North Africa Champion who is tasked with travelling and connecting with workers and partners in the field to seek out God’s vision for SIM across this vast lost region where 92% of the people groups are considered unreached. The champion liaises with both field and sending offices with the aim of successfully communicating, recruiting, equipping, mobilizing and sending many people into specific needy areas across North [...]

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  • Location:

    North Africa

Northern Team Master Project

Northern Team Master Project This project receives and allocates funds to projects overseen by missionaries who are part of the Northern Team in Ethiopia who are reaching out to the Awi, Gumuz and Northern Amhara people. The current projects include Gumuz Evangelism, Hidden Abilities (ministering to those with disabilities), Northern Ethiopia Outreach, as well the Forest, Fruit and Forage for Farm Families (5F’s) project. Fund allocation is done in consultation with the Northern Team Leader and SIM Canada Projects Department and is [...]

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  • Location:

    Ethiopia

Peru Prison Ministry

Peru Prison Ministry Peru prison ministry reaches out to English speaking women who have been arrested for attempting to traffic drugs out of Peru. Since Peru is classified as a 3rd world country the prison conditions are very difficult for the women. As a tangible expression of the love of Jesus Christ this project endeavours to meet the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of the women, through a welcome package and regular visits to the prison bringing emails from home, [...]

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  • Location:

    Peru

Rwankole Fistula Project

Rwankole Fistula Project Vaginal fistulas are a significant health concern in the developing world, where obstetric care continues to be a challenge, and where girls are married far too early. Vaginal fistulas result in urine continuously leaking from the vagina. This profoundly affects a woman’s physical, emotional and social well-being. According to the United Nations, there are an estimated 40,000 cases of obstetrical fistulas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Rwankole Hospital has already assisted more than 1,450 women with [...]

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  • Location:

    Congo

Samaru Widows’ School Development

Samaru Widows’ School Development The main purpose of the project is to improve the physical facilities within the Widows’ School. Much has been accomplished in recent years, but there is much that still needs to be done. A house for a staff family is currently under construction. There is also a need for 2 small houses for junior staff. The housing for 3 staff units is in very poor condition. More kitchen shelters for the student compound are needed. Some of [...]

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  • Location:

    Nigeria

Sports Friends Peru

Sports Friends Peru Sports Friends (SF) Peru desires to train and equip churches and church planters to use the powerful platform of sports for intentional church planting, evangelism and discipleship ministries. Church leadership and SIM Peru are looking for new and creative strategies to relate to the youth in Peru. Approximately 48% of the population in Peru is under the age of 24 and many love football, volleyball and other sports. Sports is a magnet that is already attracting these [...]

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  • Location:

    Peru

Translation & Literacy

Translation & Literacy Several vernacular (local language) teams are working in some form of literature work in Benin. This project is to help support individual translation, literature and literacy teams reach their goals of translating and producing materials.

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  • Location:

    Canada

Trinity Dental Clinic and Training Center – ELWA

Trinity Dental Clinic and Training Center – ELWA The Trinity Dental Clinic opened in 2008 with three dental treatment rooms, one hygiene room and a denture lab. The project aims to improve the quality and accessibility of oral healthcare and education in Liberia by providing dental education, affordable surgeries and treatments, and ‘to offer hope to a broken nation’. The Clinic is located at ELWA Hospital in Liberia’s capital, Monrovia. Future plans include developing up to 6 outreach dental clinics in various [...]

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  • Location:

    Liberia

Uganda Refugee Project

Uganda Refugee Project Civil conflict that began in 2013, continues between the South Sudanese government forces and opposition forces. Since 2013 Uganda has received over 1 million South Sudanese refugees, fleeing the conflict. Uganda now hosts the most refugees on the African continent. While UNHCR and other government agencies are providing emergency support there is a greater network needed to ensure the well-being of refugees entering Uganda. SIM and its partners, Africa Arise and ILA (I Live Again Uganda) are strategically [...]

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  • Location:

    Uganda

Unlisted Project

Unlisted Project Due to the number of projects within SIM, if there is a project you would like to donate to, please fill out the unlisted project donation form.

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Wells for Burkina Faso

Wells for Burkina Faso The purpose of the project is to help in church planting and church growth through providing abundant clean water to communities in the north and east of Burkina Faso where clean water is in short supply. In 2016 SIM are planning to drill 20 wells and 30 wells in each of 2017 and 2018. Activities include: – Working with local and international partners to obtain the most cost-effective means to provide wells. – Surveying areas for need, accessibility and potential [...]

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  • Location:

    Burkina Faso

Winning Children, Growing Leaders

Winning Children, Growing Leaders SIM Burkina Faso Children’s Ministries desires to work alongside churches and other partners to encourage and develop strong ministries led by trained, competent workers who will be effective in reaching children with the gospel, helping children to grow in their faith and will facilitate ongoing training of new workers. Through this project, programmes will be made more effective and help to build up our partners’ ministries with the objective of them becoming increasingly independent and drawing [...]

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  • Location:

    Burkina Faso

Work of the Mission

Work of the Mission SIM Canada currently have more than 160 missionaries ministering to people’s needs – both physically and spiritually – all over the world. We want to double this number! SIM Canada need financial supporters who are committed to spreading the gospel and moving this global ministry forward. We make use of your gift where it is most needed. For example, to help to train, teach and orient new missionaries and provide on-going support to each one of [...]

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  • Location:

    Canada

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