Sunday, June 25, 2017

Family Day in the Philippines Creates Special Memories

Our team hosted a Family Day event in Tacloban City last year, so we were excited that the team in Manila would this year hold a Family Day event to reach out to impoverished families. These are the families with whom Samaritan’s Purse is c ... [Read More]


Twisting Dreams: Human Trafficking in Uganda

How do you ask someone about the most difficult and terrifying time in their life? What do you ask, when you can’t begin to imagine what they’ve experienced? As I sat down and spoke with young women who are survivors of human trafficking I was str ... [Read More]


Preventing Trafficking in Vulnerable Communities

I recently led a training for church members from villages in Kyaukkyi. After I shared the definition of human trafficking, including its three elements (the acts, means, and purpose), one young man stood up and with tears in his eyes said, “I have b ... [Read More]


Fighting for a Better Community

I am the firstborn child from a poor family. Growing up, I was unable to attend school because we lacked financial resources. I attempted to earn money myself, but it was not enough to support my education. However, thanks to God, we have supported ... [Read More]


The Growth of a Church

While it isn’t difficult to find a church in Niamey, the capital city of Niger, it can be much harder in more remote areas of the country. Less than an hour and a half north of Niamey is the village of Ouallam, and another two hours north is the c ... [Read More]


We Are Children of God

We traveled through a difficult and narrow road to go a village called Petiparadi. Samaritan’s Purse was starting a Dignity and Education for Children Program training with teachers and students in a Christian church. When we got there, many of the k ... [Read More]


Improving the Future Through Education

I grew up in a large, poor family in northwestern Vietnam. I’m the fifth of seven children. My mom and dad work hard to feed the whole family and to send five kids to school. Besides crop and livestock farming, they go to China to work to earn extra i ... [Read More]