Nav Jivan Hospital
The name means 'new life'.
The location - deep in our forgotten India - far away from any 'India Shining' lustre.
In the rain-fed and drought-prone district of Palamu, jammed up in the north-western corner of the tribal state of Jharkhand ('forest land') this hospital has been the site of healing and service for almost 50 years now.
Amazingly, the hospital has become a beacon of hope for people with Tuberculosis.
Though for many years people had been coming for TB treatment at NJH, a study in the late 90s showed that only 17% of the 700 odd patients who were annually started on treatment at Nav Jivan actually completed the treatment. You can imagine what was going on at govt. hospitals if this was the rate at a dedicated mission hospital.
here). Young men and women who have put years of their lives into serving others in often harsh and un-rewarding situations.
We had the privilege of working at NJH from 1997-2001 and are regularly in prayer for the on-going work there.
Do you know of someone who God is calling to join the team there?
Could that someone be you?
Please contact us a.s.a.p!