Friday, June 23, 2017

Family Day in the Philippines Creates Special Memories

Our team hosted a Family Day event in Tacloban City last year, so we were excited that the team in Manila would this year hold a Family Day event to reach out to indigenous families. These are the families with whom Samaritan’s Purse is c … [Read more...]

Cash Grant Program Helps Refugees in Greece

Arman, his wife, and four children live in an abandoned Greek naval academy that has been transformed into a government-run refugee site. They are waiting on legal papers and asylum decisions, unable to do much more than sit and wait. Arman and … [Read more...]

Operation Christmas Child Brings Gospel Opportunities to Fiji

Our regional team distributed Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts to a community in eastern Fiji comprised of several different religions. The church that received the shoeboxes did not have a pastor, and two Fijian women were looking after the … [Read more...]

Twisting Dreams: Human Trafficking in Uganda

How do you ask someone about the most difficult and terrifying time in their life? What do you ask, when you can’t begin to imagine what they’ve experienced? As I sat down and spoke with young women who are survivors of human trafficking I was str … [Read more...]

Changing Lives Through The Greatest Journey

It has been a privilege to work alongside the Operation Christmas Child ministry for five years. Through Operation Christmas Child I have seen the lives of kids and their families changed. I want to share this story about 14-year-old Sophea who … [Read more...]

A Latrine for a Family in Need

“Whatever we do here, we are in unity,” said Thu Zar Soe in describing life in her rural village on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River in central Myanmar. However, the sense of community in the village is rooted in the shared, extreme challenges th … [Read more...]

A School Garden Gives Hope of a Better Life in the Congo

Editor's Note:Samaritan's Purse is assisting communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by providing schools with resources, training, and tools to start and maintain gardens. So far 20 schools have successfully maintained gardens as part of … [Read more...]