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Waiting for Doro

In response to Covid-19, SIM evacuated many of its overseas workers from the Doro Clinic in South Sudan. The borders of South Sudan and Kenya have just re-opened, but for Erica Aarsen, a nurse from Dunedin who is waiting to take up a long-term position in Doro, it's not that easy.  It may still

The hidden crisis

We’re in a devastating health crisis that is affecting millions. Economists have signaled a severe global economic crisis, with unprecedented levels of unemployment already pushing another 40-50 million people into extreme poverty – a figure predicted to rise significantly.      But of equal concern, and caused by both these health and economic catastrophes, is

Fresh solution to an old challenge

What happens when a mission loses the school that was educating its children? SIM Pakistan’s international team represents nine different countries, and includes five families -- with five more expected in the next two years. Most of the children are currently preschool or primary age. While SIM provides education for Pakistani youth through