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Installing Solar Suitcase lighting at Shungu Clinic in Kamina, Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo by Neelley Hicks, United Methodist Communications.

Surgery by candlelight: Solar lights save lives

Imagine that you are a doctor performing surgery and suddenly the room is plunged into darkness. Find out how a simple “suitcase” is transforming lives through technology. Read More

Global gadgets, small-town churches: Using the latest technology at home

At the 2015 Game Changers Summit, global experts showed how new technology is making a difference in developing countries. Can a local church use high tech at home? Yes! Read More

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Maeghan Orton (center, in purple shirt) visits with villagers in Bumpe near Bo, Sierra Leone, about mobile phone technology. Orton is from Medic Mobile, a technology partner of United Methodist Communications. Several villages in the Bo district will receive new, insecticide-treated mosquito nets from the United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign in the first planned redistribution to replace nets given in 2010.

Women can be game changers through technology

Gender divides lead to digital divides and often women don’t get the important, life-changing messages they need to survive. Read More

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The Rev. David Valera gives the sermon during morning worship at the United Methodist Communications Game Changers Summit in Nashville, Tennessee.

Conference attendees encouraged to ‘change the world’

Communication technology can overcome cultural barriers and help those in need, attendees at the 2015 Game Changers are told. Read More

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The Rev. Neelley Hicks welcomes attendees to the United Methodist Communications Game Changers Summit in Nashville, Tennessee.

Ground-breaking technologies mean empowerment

2015 Game Changers Summit features leaders in using modern technologies to empower the poor. Read More

Global Communications

Technology can transform lives for the better. United Methodist Communications can work with you to develop a strategy for your ministry beyond the U.S. Email us at ICT4D@umcom.org or call us at 877-281-6535.