Victor Taryor, Missionary

Victor is a missionary with the Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving through the Global Health program in his home country of Liberia.  Victor is hospital administrator at Ganta hospital, a position he has held since 2006.  Also a registered nurse, Victor oversees the daily operation of the hospital while communicating with hospital staff to ensure the hospital is providing the best possible care to each patient.   Growing up in a poor subsistence farming family, attending school was difficult and challenging for Victor.  With the help of his step-mother he was able complete his elementary and secondary school education.   Victor attended the Winifred J. Harley School of Nursing and earned his degree in nursing.  After working with the Catholic Sisters of Consolata, Victor furthered his nursing education at Cuttington University College in Liberia.  As recipient of the Hubert H. Humphrey award he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed a non-degree program in health policy and administration.   Victor served as Director of Nursing Services, Head Nurse and Associate Administrator at Ganta before his appointment as administrator.  “God has blessed me so much in utilizing my career to alleviate suffering and to share the love of God in a meaningful way,” Victor shares.   Married, Victor and his wife Rebecca are the parents of four adult children and four grandchildren.

We pray for Victor and all those who work so tirelessly to help their fellow man and to spread God’s Word throughout the world.  We will post updates from Victor as we receive them.


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