Coronavirus crisis deepens poverty in India

Coronavirus crisis deepens poverty in India

India has known poverty for decades. Over the years, a large percentage of the population lacked proper shelter and water. Their income of $1–$2 per day was used to buy food or other essentials to survive. Then suddenly the coronavirus pandemic reached the country,...
Hope for South Sudan

Hope for South Sudan

South Sudan is one of the most economically depressed countries in the world. The country should be an economic leader in Africa because of its abundant water, fertile ground, and oil reserves. But generations of war and corruption have left the people among the...
Help-for-the-Elderly

Help-for-the-Elderly

Many of the elderly people in Romania, Liberia, Haiti,  and other impoverished countries have no one to care for them. Some of them are blind or unable to walk. Others beg on the streets or try to sell a little something for an income. What recipients say: “You are...
Bread and milk for elderly Romanians

Bread and milk for elderly Romanians

Elderly Romanians spend long days alone since the coronavirus pandemic. Many of them are cooped up at home. Last month, they were restricted to their homes except for two hours in the middle of the day. Now the restriction has lifted some, but elderly people may still...
Flooding in Fort McMurray

Flooding in Fort McMurray

The residents in Fort McMurray Alberta are devasted. It’s been only 4 years since the wildfires raged through their area, and now this spring, 13,000 residents were forced to evacuate as the Athabasca River overflowed. A massive ice jam measuring 24 km in length...