Help-for-the-Elderly

Help-for-the-Elderly

Most elderly people in Eastern Europe rely on meager government pensions to provide for themselves. Their children are often too poor to give quality care to their parents, or they have moved away to find work. To these lonely and often forgotten people, a parcel of...
“I was hungry and  you took me from hunger”

“I was hungry and you took me from hunger”

Flomo from Liberia used to be the town chief; today he depends on others for help. The gift of a CAM food parcel and ten dollars reminds Flomo that someone cares about him. Flomo says, “I was hungry and you took me from hunger. God bless you!” Elderly people like...
“The Older They Get, the Harder It IS”

“The Older They Get, the Harder It IS”

Romanians who are now in their sunset years endured the hardships of communism in their younger years. From 1948–1989 when the country was under communist control, many people lost their houses, lands, and savings. Some lost their lives. When communism fell, it...
Dark Clouds in Sunset Years

Dark Clouds in Sunset Years

Growing old isn’t all that easy anywhere. But it is especially hard in a desperately poor country like Liberia. The elderly in Liberia have experienced unspeakable hardships throughout their lives. Years of civil war left many without spouses or family members. And...
Forgotten? Not by God!

Forgotten? Not by God!

Help-for-the-Elderly —From a report by Mrs. Jamila Kurtz, CAM staff member in Kenya Maina* (pronounced “My-ee-na”) was born into the Kalenjin tribe in Kenya. As a young boy, his earlobes were stretched and he often drank the blood of a cow, which were common practices...