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Newsroom features stories from its dozens of websites around the world to show what members and leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are doing to serve their communities. Today, we feature news from the Republic of the Congo, the Philippines and Ecuador. 

Republic of the Congo: Mortality Rate of New Mothers Drops Due to Additional Medical Training

Gynecologists and midwives from Brazzaville, the Republic of the Congo, received training to help them master techniques to prevent or manage hemorrhaging after childbirth. The free training was held in early October and was part of a series created by the country’s Ministry of Health and Population in collaboration with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This training has been implemented in countries across the globe and has been proven to decrease the rate of maternal mortality.

Philippines: Church Supports Education in Remote Areas with 24 RACHEL-Plus Servers

The Church of Jesus Christ distributed 24 Remote Area Community Hotspot for Education and Learning (RACHEL) Plus servers to various schools. Thirteen RACHEL-Plus servers were donated to schools in the Department of Education – Division of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte on Monday, September 26, 2022. Eleven servers went to the Schools Division Office of Nueva Ecija – San Antonio Annex at the San Antonio District office on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. As described by Philippines Newsroom (English), the portable, battery-powered devices contain “copies of educational websites offline. This means that RACHEL can go anywhere worldwide and wirelessly deliver free digital educational content to nearby tablets, laptops or smartphones with no internet or data plans required.”

Principals and other school leaders attended the donation ceremonies. In Laoag City, school division superintendent, Dr. Vilma D. Eda, said, “Our principals and heads will ensure that each teacher will [place] value [on] the love given by the Latter-day Saints. These devices will transform children in the community, help them develop skills and guide them as they progress in their learning.”

Ecuador: Latter-day Saint Cleanup Efforts Lead to Creation of Catholic House of Worship

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