Memorial Christian Hospital Renewal Project

Total need
Amount funded
$7,600,000.00 Funded


Because of the gifts of many generous donors, and organizations like Samaritan’s Purse—fundraising for the hospital renewal is complete!

After nearly 50 years of heavy use, Memorial Christian Hospital’s (MCH) facility and infrastructure was strained to the breaking point. Beyond crumbling facilities, workers struggled with the emotional toll of turning people with legitimate medical needs away, because of a lack of space.

The MCH medical staff began to talk and pray about “renewing” MCH — starting with spiritual renewal — and extending to bricks-and-mortar facility renewal.

Consultants examining MCH found that the hospital's outreach was remarkably effective and its reputation for quality care was superb—despite a woefully inadequate facility.

Today, we praise God that HE has provided the funds needed for the MCH Renewal Project—through hundreds of gifts given sacrificially by people like you, and the generous support of Franklin Graham and Samaritan’s Purse.

Plans are now underway to create a hospital that will not only continue current life-saving services, but will increase capacity as well as ancillary departments, including:

  • A 130-bed, 125,000 sq. ft., multi-level medical center, with shell space for an additional 35 beds
  • A 10-bed ICU, 7-room OR suite, 10-bed PACU, OB wing, private rooms, ER and trauma services
  • Improved outpatient clinic space — roughly tripled to enable care for more than 300 outpatients daily
  • Greatly expanded capability to support satellite clinics

View photos of the MCH Renewal Project construction site

Rohingya Refugees

Recently, the hospital has been thrust into what may be the earth’s largest humanitarian crisis—and the team of ABWE workers and nationals who staff MCH have been inundated by the medical needs of the Rohingya people‚ who are fleeing an ethnic genocide and ending up on the hospital's doorstep.

Memorial Christian Hospital is the only hospital in the area legally licensed and equipped to offer the critical surgeries these refugees need.

More than $100,000 has already been given by ABWE donors to provide life-saving care for Rohingya refugees. And people who would have otherwise never been exposed to the gospel are not only hearing it for the first time, but are seeing it incarnated in the compassionate care of Christian medical missionaries—against the backdrop of the harshest suffering imaginable.

But months into this crisis, and the need is still great. Will you help us serve the Rohingya refugees at MCH?

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