Sunday, December 17, 2017

A Rice Mill Provides a Safe Return Home

Phall Sophea and her husband are farmers in Cambodia. They have one daughter who attends the school in their village. Working in their family’s rice field didn’t provide enough income to support the family. The selling price for their raw rice was … [Read more...]

Clean Water Comes to a Remote Village

Kyaw Doo is a 31-year-old father who lives in a village in the mountains of Myanmar near the Thailand border. Kyaw has endured many hardships since childhood due to years of war in his region. He and his family had been displaced many times until … [Read more...]

Local Churches Respond to Greece Refugee Crisis

Thousands of refugees from war-torn countries in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East have moved into Greece, presenting local churches with the opportunity to reach out in Jesus’ Name to displaced families. I grew up in the Greek evangelical c … [Read more...]

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...]