Overcoming obstacles of rain, mud, and lack of materials, the construction on the GROWTH Center on the compound of Memorial Christian Hospital in Werkok, South Sudan has begun. It takes a big truck to tackle this job. Local contractor Abraham Chol boasts, "These trucks cannot get stuck." He says he is often called upon to pull government tanks from the mud. While Abraham was right that the truck did not get stuck, it did make a really big rut.
The idea for the GROWTH Center began years ago with a vision from PCC founder, David Bowman. The name is an acronym for the building's purpose:
The MCH staff remains optimistic and enthusiastic about the construction project. Their teamwork and positive attitude will be an asset through all the challenges that a project like this will likely bring. The building will be a valuable resource to provide a training facility and a meeting place for the entire community. Please join us in prayer as construction begins.