Thursday, November 23, 2017

Improving Education in Cambodia

Sreyrous is 12 years old and in the fourth grade at Khlengpor Primary School in Banteay Meanchey Province in Cambodia. To afford her schooling, her parents have to work in Siem Reap, and Sreyrous lives with her aunt. It is difficult for Sreyrous to … [Read more...]

Preventing Labor Trafficking in Myanmar

Saw Shwe’s family adopted a 13-year-old whose parents died during Cyclone Nargis in 2008. Saw Shwe treated him like his own son. At age 19, the son decided to leave Myanmar and migrate with his friend in order to find work. His friend’s uncle had … [Read more...]

From Death to Life in Papua New Guinea

The stench of decay was overwhelming. It was so unbearable that we found our patient outside the medical ward, lying on a gurney on the sidewalk because the other patients couldn’t stand to be in the same building with him. A motor vehicle accident h … [Read more...]

Teenager in Evacuation Center Learns How to Help Others

Sixteen-year old Aizah Dirampatun stood by one of the sinks at a handwashing station and demonstrated to a child how to properly wash his hands. She did this until every child in line had clean hands and the children were ready to enjoy their … [Read more...]

A Different View in Langtang

After nine hours, two Jeep rides, and a 22-mile hike, we reached an elevation of 3,475 meters. I was exposed to the elements of sun and wind and surrounded by towering mountains. I was standing yet again at the edge of Langtang. In April 2015, a … [Read more...]

Worship in Barbuda Brings People Together

When you walk around the beautiful but battered island of Barbuda, the sound of praise and thanksgiving is not what you would expect to hear. Yet, on a recent Sunday morning, that is exactly what you would have heard coming from Barbuda Pentecostal … [Read more...]

Hurricane Maria Victims Grateful for Christian Compassion

Every time we fly into the mountains of Puerto Rico we pray that the Lord will guide us to the communities and homes most in need, and He is always faithful. Earlier this month, our Samaritan’s Purse helicopter landed in the mountainous region of U … [Read more...]