Missionaries bring water to a thirsty Africa

“Within the tropical forests of southern Uganda, Lincoln Barlow looks over a community wash basin that he and his wife helped build as part of a $250,000 humanitarian effort by the LDS Church to bring cleaner water and better sanitation to Africa.” See:

LDS Haitian man gets a 2nd chance at education

PORT-AU-PRINCE — Earthquake survivor Daniel Delva looks past his humble circumstances in Port-Au-Prince and instead chooses to dream about his future. Delva will be studying mechanical engineering this week at Weber State University in Ogden thanks to a foundation of anonymous California- and Utah-based donors who will cover his school expenses. See

I am Jane – article & video on play Jul 22 – 31 in Provo

Play honors life of early African-American Latter-day Saint June 7th, 2010 @ 10:53pm By Carole Mikita SALT LAKE CITY — African-American Latter-day Saints are remembering an important anniversary in their faith and honoring the memory of pioneer Jane Manning James with an up-coming play about her life. … Mormon Times article July 31, 2010

Haiti Earthquake Relief

Stephen Studdert organized the Utah Hospital Task Force,  a mostly LDS medical, construction and translating team which went to Haiti after the earthquake to change lives.  You can see Meridian’s coverage here.

When Mormon hands helped to keep Lagos clean

If you have visited the Ikeja General Hospital lately, you would have noticed a blocked drainage that could only have been  a breeding place for mosquitoes. This is besides  some discarded items at the back of Ayinke ward that left the hospital looking unkempt. Thankfully this unhealthy eyesore has disappeared since a three-hour sanitation exercise …

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