Monday, March 27, 2017

A Blind Student Finds Her Dream

“I can only raise you. I have no money to support you, so you have to work harder. Your dad and I will get old and die one day, and your elder sister will get married. Your younger brother will get married too, so you will have to learn to take care o ... [Read More]

A Young Vietnamese Man Supports His Family

Hu is the oldest son of an impoverished farming family. He has three younger brothers and one sister. Although his parents sometimes cannot afford meals for the whole family, they strive to work day and night to send their kids to school. After ... [Read More]

Preparing Young Leaders in Cambodia

The day before my wife Lynda and I were to begin flying to Cambodia, our oldest daughter texted me an adorable photo of our 3-year-old granddaughter grinning ear-to-ear while clutching her new Minion lunchbox. Caroline was so excited about going to ... [Read More]

A Watchful Eye Saves Lives in Myanmar

My name is Daw Shwe Aye and I live in Mandalay and work as the housekeeper at the Samaritan’s Purse office. Because of Samaritan’s Purse, I had the chance to attend a migration education and trafficking awareness training. I am very glad I attended. I ... [Read More]

Joy in a Game of Soccer

There has been war here since before I was born. I’m now 16. When I was 9 months old, my father was killed by the rebels because he refused to do unspeakable acts to my sister and mother. Two months after his death, my mother was found dead while w ... [Read More]

Singing in the Freedom of Christ

I can hear her before I see her. Her sweet voice echoes softly off of the walls as she walks down the steps, rounds the corner, and greets me with a smile and a hug. This is not an uncommon occurrence; Jeffmina’s beautiful singing voice floats around ... [Read More]

A Father in Pain Finds Joy at a School for the Blind

Eighteen years ago, our first child died from drowning at the age of 9. A year later, my wife gave birth to Manh. He was a healthy and bright child until that day in 2006—when an incident happened that changed the life of my family. Manh was trying t ... [Read More]