Wednesday, October 18, 2017

A Fisherman's Dream

By Thomas Mangham, Deputy Country Director for Samaritan's Purse in Honduras. The Garífuna is a minority group of African and native descent that is settled across coastal areas of Central America, as well as a number of Caribbean islands. The … [Read more...]

Pigeons for Orphans

By Aaron Thacher, program manager for livestock and livelihoods programs in Niger Idrissa proudly stands next to the little mud roost he has built for his pigeons. Idrissa is 12 years old and is an orphan from the village of Boukari Koira in … [Read more...]

Giving God the Glory for OCC Miracles

By Kim Rowland, Community Relations Coordinator for Operation Christmas Child Humility. It’s a subject that has been on my mind since I traveled to Panama to document stories from volunteer Operation Christmas Child leaders from more than 20 Latin A … [Read more...]

A Place To Call Home

By Jodi Blackam, program management adviser I have been thinking a lot recently about where I call home. While living in Uganda I have referred to both the United Kingdom and Uganda as home. When Chris and I are planning a trip to the UK we talk to … [Read more...]

From Trash to Treasure

Trash is a major problem in Haiti. Tons of it clogs canals and streams, causing disease-carrying, polluted waters to stagnate in densely populated communities. Garbage heaps up on roadsides. It washes out to sea and up onto the country’s b … [Read more...]

A Good Friday Miracle

Debi Lammert is an Advanced Practice Nurse from Tulsa, Oklahoma, specializing in Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery/Cardiology/Cardiac Surgery, and a long-time volunteer with Children's Heart Project. She blogs about a memorable trip from the early … [Read more...]

A Carpenter's Conviction

By Michelle de Carion, Samaritan's Purse staff writer It was a hot day in August when I first saw Araki Hideo working outside with a saw in his hands at a house in Kesennuma, Japan. He was wearing a Samaritan’s Purse T-shirt and had a blue bandanna … [Read more...]