BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- The Woman's Missionary Union Foundation will grant a greater number of college scholarships to missionary kids (MKs) this year, thanks to two estate gifts totaling $65,000. The foundation recently received the gifts and will add them to the endowments that support MK scholarships. The WMU Foundation currently offers scholarships for International Mission Board and North American Mission Board MKs.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- The Woman's Missionary Union Foundation board of directors has affirmed their support for missionary kids (MKs) by committing to raise additional funding for MK scholarships. The WMU Foundation currently offers scholarships for International Mission Board and North American Mission Board MKs and will work toward providing additional scholarships for a larger number of recipients.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- Liberian schools closed for months because of the deadly Ebola epidemic are reopening with the aid of $44,000 in grants from the National Woman's Missionary Union (WMU) and its foundation. Olu Menjay, principal of the Ricks Institute, a Baptist school in Liberia that serves more than 600 kindergarten through high school students, said the gift brings renewed hope in the country where more than 3,500 people died from the Ebola outbreak that erupted in 2014.