Community Health Evangelism Network

CHEWe are an association of people and organizations using the strategy of Community Health Evangelism to serve impoverished communities around the world. We are networked together for mutual support to share useful ideas and best practices, encourage each other, coordinate efforts, and optimize the use of limited resources.

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IWMC 2015! Mark your calendars for April 29th, April 30th and May 1st, 2015 for our next IWMC to be held at the same location, Christ's Church of the Valley, Peoria, AZ. Below are links for Extra-Early Bird registration!

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IWMC 2014 Post-Conference Resources

ImageWorkshop Presentations - follow this link to download Adobe Acrobat PDF documents of the workshop presentations!

ImageSession Videos - follow this link to view videos from the 2014 IWMC!

 

2014 CHE DVD Now Available!

New features include: Children

  • Updated TOT I and TOT II
  • New Environment lessons
  • New series on Newborn Care
  • New Bible storying lessons by John Payne
  • Updated Women's Cycle of Life materials
  • New Urban CHE lessons
  • Many other new and updated lessons
  • New CHE manuals and workshops

The cost to members is only $120, plus shipping and handling. An update from a previous version is available for only $20.00 plus shipping and handling.

Click here and to order yours today. (Login and password required.)

Community Health Evangelism

Community Health Evangelism (CHE) seamlessly integrates evangelism and discipleship with disease prevention and community based development. The work is wholistic, seeking to meet the whole need of individuals and communities through complete obedience to everything that Jesus commanded. Read more about CHE at this link.


Click here for a PowerPoint introduction to CHE and the Network - requires Microsoft© PowerPoint.

CHE Websites
FAITH Gardening Manual

In 1974, to promote home gardening, the Asian Rural Life Development Foundation in Davao Del Sur, Philippines developed a simple but effective vegetable growing technology called FAITH or Food Always In The Home. A FAITH garden can produce a continuous and sufficient supply of fresh vegetables for families everyday depending on the region where they live. This guide is an attempt to develop a home garden that can provide adequate food with minimum cost, labor and land utilization. It includes: reasons to grow vegetables, steps to successfully begin and grow a garden and practices that will help in the garden.

Download the Adobe Acrobat PDF here!

Workshops For Short-Term Teams

We have new CHE workshops for short-term teams that are available for download: 

 

CHE NETWORK RESPONDS IN A BIG WAY TO HELP STOP THE SPREAD OF THE EBOLA VIRUS

Members of the CHE Network have been working together to provide communities in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, and Nigeria with knowledge and strategies to help stop the spread of this dreaded disease.

In a radio interview, Kim Kargbo talks about what Women of Hope International is doing in Sierra Leone. She understands the situation on the ground, and in her interview gives important insight not being talked about much in mainstream media. In addition to public health work, Kim is working with Samaritans's Purse to provide needed supplies to two hospitals in the country. 

In Nigeria, thousands of flyers have been distributed, and information has been broadcast on radio and television to millions of people. 

The materials below, Ebola Outbreak Resources, have been developed collaboratively with input from community health professionals as well as people on the ground in the countries currently affected. They have been translated into French and are being distributed by the French Network as well.  

Please help in the fight by making these materials available to people you know who are working in affected areas. 

Ebola Outbreak Resources
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English

French

Click the image to the right to download a large higher resolution version for printing and posting!

Featured Member

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By Valencia Nkambule from CHE Swaziland 

The Lord, who is love, led us to this area to bring change in the women and men's lives. We started with a group of 30, which was 10 committee members and 20 CHE's. We did our training outside on verandas or under a tree. As we taught the CHE's, others from the community also sat and listened attentively to the spiritual and physical lessons and they were coming for prayers after the lesson and to be reconciled to God. 

One woman, who was a traditional healer, came to our training and we discipled her. There was opposition from a NGO that was also helping them...  CONTINUE READING

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Women's Cycle of Life Training, by Dr. Hugo Gomez
Here is our pictorial report after completing the
CHE Woman (Women´s Cycle of Life) Training of Trainers Seminar
accomplished in God´s Grace due to your investment of 65%.
The other 35% came from our GCE constituency of faithful donors.

1) 22 new CHE WCL trainers for Honduras. (Five districts represented)
2) 3 Master Trainers from El Salvador CHE Team.
Mesoamerica CHE Woman Resource Facilitators Rossana Ferman Sandoval, Lupita Rivas, Carol Solorzano.
3) Mesoamerica Regional Crafts Resource Facilitator Miriam Gomez
4) All Spiritual and Physical topics completed, September 8 through 12.
5) Crafts projects completed: beading jewelry, purses, hats.
(crafts not for hobby but for micro-enterprising).

Help us in praising God and praying:
--For His calling to these women to be obeyed.
--For His provision for the training and from now on.
--For multiplication to many more across Honduras.
--For a future Training to Mexico Area and Belize
(so far Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras)

Your fellow servants,
GCE-Mesoamerica.

--
Dr. Hugo E. Gomez
Global CHE Enterprises CEO
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Outputs of N.A. Network Meeting

The North American CHE Network envisions Public Health as Major Mission Strategy. A working group at the network meeting in Louisville made plans to introduce CHE as mission strategy in Christian Universities and mobilize public health professionals as consultants to CHE teams. 

Click here to see outputs of working group meeting. 

Click here to see Terry's address to the North American Network. 

Healthcare Videos

Global Health Media Project offers videos that "bring to life" critical health care information for providers and populations in low-resource settings. Topics include cholera prevention and newborn care. Visit http://globalhealthmedia.org for a full listing.