“It was as the bread for Elijah”

“It was as the bread for Elijah”

Many breadwinners in Eastern Europe experience a new set of problems as winter arrives. Seasonal jobs like hoeing corn and cutting hay are no longer available. The cold months look daunting to parents who barely have enough funds for food and clothing, let alone heat...
Warm gifts for a cold winter

Warm gifts for a cold winter

What will my children wear? How will we stay warm? As winter looms ahead, these troubling thoughts weigh on the minds of people who struggle to provide for their basic needs. In remote areas of Eastern Europe where CAM works, the average income for families is only $2...
Seeds — Tiny Gifts that Make a Big Difference

Seeds — Tiny Gifts that Make a Big Difference

Months before the snow melts, families in Eastern Europe prepare for spring. Vegetable seeds are planted in makeshift greenhouses all over remote villages. The precious little plants that spring up heavily determine whether the family will have enough to eat the...
Seeds for Eastern Europe

Seeds for Eastern Europe

It’s that time of year again when our staff and volunteers in Eastern Europe prepare thousands of seed parcels to give out in needy villages in Romania and Ukraine. Most of the villagers live off the land and can afford only cheap seeds that produce poorly. They are...