Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A Widow is Rescued from Labor Trafficking

I briefly met Phoeun and her two children last year when they arrived in a truck of deportees from Thailand at the Samaritan's Purse migrant access center in Cambodia. Phoeun is a widow who desperately needed work, so she went to work in Thailand ... [Read More]


A Family in Niger is Changed by the Gospel

Moumouni had a major infection in his leg and also suffered from insomnia because he constantly heard inaudible voices. His mother, Maimouna, sought help from health centers in Niger, Muslim healers, and witch doctors, but nothing worked. Maimouna ... [Read More]


Teenager in Myanmar Rescued From Labor Trafficking

I recently met U Maung Thet who had participated in the Samaritan’s Purse migration education and trafficking awareness training in Myanmar. He shared the following story with our team about a teenager he was able to help. Kyaw Min is a 1 ... [Read More]


A Thirst for the Gospel in Niger

Dusty paths created only by animals and foot traffic weave through sand and scattered brush throughout rural Niger. These "roads" are all that connect our evangelists with the numerous villages they visit each week. After traveling some of these ... [Read More]


God’s Faithfulness Displayed in Haiti

“Would you like to go on a walk with us?” I had just arrived in Haiti, and this was my first introduction to Ruth and Nina, who work with Samaritan’s Purse. Eager to explore the community and to get to know these new friends, I excitedly agreed. ... [Read More]


Finding Life in the Desert

The approach of our caravan was very different from the line of camels the Taureg people rode as they passed us in the sand dunes. Their richly colored fabrics against the horizon of sand captivated me until they were out of sight as we sped on ... [Read More]


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]