Trip Stories

Listed below are the latest stories and updates from HBA’s work in Western Africa.


2015 Education Trip (Community Health Evangelism) – by Beth

Community Health Evangelism The purpose of the Heartbeat for Africa trip was to serve the West Africa Community Health Evangelism (CHE) network director in any…(View More)


Ghana Education Trip 2015 – Julie’s Story

Hot flashes, fuzzy memory, mood changes, lack of energy – these are symptoms many people readilyassociate with menopause and see as a normal part of…(View More)


Ghana Education Trip 2015 – Paul’s Story

The team was in a Church service the day after we arrived in Navrongo northern Ghana, when God stepped in to emphasize a message.  Opening…(View More)

Road signs

Ghana Education Trip 2015 – Beth’s Story

Several people told me to expect a “what am I doing here” moment during the trip. For me that moment came the first day in Ghana….(View More)

Ghana Medial Trip

Ghana Medical Mission – Liz Koladish’s Story

I have been to Ghana four times and I cannot remember the name of all the villages that I have been to or remember every…(View More)

Ghana April 2014 Lindsay with boy-2

Ghana Medical Mission – Lindsay’s Story

May 1 will be a day that is forever burned into my heart. We headed down to the lake to board a boat that would take…(View More)

Woman's Health Class

Gambia-Ghana: Kemoy Addai-Gyansa’s Story

I recently traveled with Heartbeat for Africa to Gambia and Ghana.  My most memorable moment on this trip was being with the women in Gambia…(View More)

David in Ghana

Gambia-Ghana: David Addai-Gyansa’s Story

Our trip to West Africa was amazing in many respects. We ministered and were ministered to… We traveled to Gambia for the first week of…(View More)

Ghana 2013-Medical1

Ghana 2013 – Medical Mission

Dear Family and Friends, It is with great joy that we send out a thank you letter to all who prayed and supported us during…(View More)


Sierra Leone 2013 – Medical Mission

It is very late in the evening when we arrive by ferry in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown. Our team of four, three medical students and…(View More)