“I was crippled with burden”

“I was crippled with burden”

“Many times I would wonder what to say to my starving children when they were crying with hunger and unable to sleep at night,” Aasimah* in Syria confided to our contacts. “I had to choose between food or medication.” Aasimah cares for her three nephews and one niece...
“God bless those people”

“God bless those people”

Adrian broke into tears as he expressed thanks to sponsors who help provide food for his family. “We are thankful to God for what we have. God bless those people.” Diabetes and a neurological disorder make it difficult for Adrian to do physical labor. He is able to...
Hope for the needy in Liberia’s bush

Hope for the needy in Liberia’s bush

Bumpy roads wind deep into Liberia’s bush country. Life is hard in these remote villages where access to nutritious food and other items is severely limited. Eighty-year-old Towne, pictured above, lives in one of these bush villages with her three daughters. Towne’s...
Sharing Hope

Sharing Hope

Idolette in Haiti spends her days in poverty and loneliness. She has no income and her children do not take care of her. A box of rice, oil, sugar, and other items gives her physical nourishment and lifts her spirits. Idolette says, “If I did not get the food box, I...
Restoring Hope and Courage

Restoring Hope and Courage

Caught in the crossfire of Nicaragua’s civil war in the 1980s, Guillermo (above) got shot and lost his left leg. He could have become bitter about his handicap, but he chose not to. He now reaches out to others and pastors a church. Recently Guillermo and his wife...