Sunday, February 18, 2018

Livelihoods Project Helps Widow Start a Successful Business

“When my husband died, I didn’t know how I was going to raise my two kids without him. The Samaritan’s Purse livelihoods program taught me a way to support my family,” said Rachel Saballa. Rachel is 36 years old and lives in the Philippines. In 201 ... [Read More]

Families in Bolivia Grateful for Dairy Cows

It was after lunch, and we were to drive just up the road to the two Samaritan's Purse centers that had been built within the last year. One center housed the vet clinic and supply store and the other was the milk-product processing center. As we ... [Read More]

Goats and the Gospel

For a visitor to Guidan Baje in Niger, it might have been a surprise to see sheep and goats in the middle of the village. Samaritan's Purse staff working with the livestock project tried to chase the livestock into some kind of organization, ... [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]

The Trees of Guidan Ara

As a country in the sub-Saharan climate of West Africa, Niger struggles yearly with heat and a shortage of rain. Particularly in the north of the country, the climate is dry and desert-like for most of the year, which creates a tough environment for ... [Read More]

Hope for Farmers After Hurricane Matthew

Lacul is a small community in western Haiti near the Samaritan’s Purse base. In this community, there are a lot of farmers, and by the end of the spring season, the green valleys are normally full of crops. Last year, after Hurricane Mathew struck H ... [Read More]

Celebrating the Future in Niger

One of the most critical challenges that Nigeriens face is growing food in a country that has no rain for nine months out of the year. The soil is almost completely unusable for farming, which means that farmers must work harder for much less ... [Read More]