We're delighted to welcome Miriam Tillman to the NZCMS family.
In her 30 some years Miriam has visited over 30 countries. Between the ages of 5 and 17 she, with her family, was part of numerous cross-cultural Kings Kids (YWAM) trips that took her as far afield as Venezuela. At 21 she lived in a small Tanzanian village for three months where she served at the local dispensary. And she’s spent three years working for Mercy Ships on the African Mercy as a pharmacist, visiting various African nations including Togo, West Africa.
Miriam is returning to Togo to join a team starting a new hospital – the Hospital of Hope – in the town of Mango, about 12 -16 hours north of Togo’s capital, Lomé. The Hospital of Hope, due to open in March 2015 is run by the Association of Baptists for World Evangelism (ABWE), an organisation that has served in Togo since 1974. Miriam will be tasked with setting up and running the hospital’s pharmacy along with training local pharmacy technicians. She aims to arrive by mid-January in order to commence training before the hospital opens.
Christians are a minority in Mango which means Miriam will not just be able to serve the people through her pharmaceutical expertise, but will also be able to shine Christ’s light to some who have perhaps never seen it.
You might also be interested in these related posts:
- http://www.nzcms.org.nz/protests-in-togo/Protests in TogoPosted on by Miriam TillmanSince early September, there have been demonstrations and protests across Togo, demanding that the current president step down for power. President Faure Gnassingbe […] http://www.nzcms.org.nz/protests-in-togo/Read more
- http://www.nzcms.org.nz/snake-o-clock/Snake-o-clockPosted on by Miriam TillmanIt is the time of year for snakes! I was off to babysit some friends’ boys for the morning. As I pulled […] http://www.nzcms.org.nz/snake-o-clock/Read more
- http://www.nzcms.org.nz/21-days/21 DaysPosted on by Miriam TillmanA few weeks ago Miriam Tillman shared that the Hospital of Hope was once again facing Lassa Fever season in northern Togo. They […] http://www.nzcms.org.nz/21-days/Read more
- http://www.nzcms.org.nz/the-dog-hunt/The dog huntPosted on by Miriam TillmanA while back I went on an impromptu dog hunt. Don’t worry no dogs were harmed in the making of this update! I […] http://www.nzcms.org.nz/the-dog-hunt/Read more