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Expectant mothers lined up to receive fruits and vegetables from Rodgers Namuswa at the Kalomo Hospital Mother’s Shelter in Zambia, a shelter that gives women from rural villages with few health-care facilities a place to stay as they await the births of their babies, who are delivered at nearby Kalomo Hospital.
“Because they cannot predict how long they will need to stay, the women often feel isolated from their families, and they often run out of food,” workers with Zambia Mission Fund, which oversees the shelter, posted on social media. Namuswa, an evangelist with Namwianga Mission, visits the women weekly “to share the word of God, offer counseling to those who are sad and lonely and provide food assistance. He also helps the women communicate with their families back in the village.”
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