Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Praying for the Yazidi in Northern Iraq

The Northern Iraq Community Center is nestled alongside an internally displaced persons camp. The camp is home to more than 40,000 Yazidi people who have sought refuge from extensive persecution in Sinjar and Ninewa provinces. The Samaritan’s P ... [Read More]


Shining God’s Light in Dark Places

Serving the Rohingya people in Bangladesh with Samaritan's Purse has showed me how much God cares about us and wants us to know Him. Of all the people I served at Memorial Christian Hospital's Rohingya Care Unit, 17-year-old Ramjan and his ... [Read More]


A Christian Community Rebuilds After Devastating Fire

A raging fire devastated one of the largest slums in Kathmandu, Nepal, six months ago. The fire showed no mercy and obliterated everything in its path, turning 39 homes into ashes and injuring numerous people. For many, not a single cloth could ... [Read More]


A Nurse Cares for a Rohingya Refugee

Sakera, I think about you every day since I left Bangladesh and have the drawing you made me next to my bed. The first day we met at Memorial Christian Hospital you were so scared and shy. I wanted to talk with you, to get to know you, but ... [Read More]


Love in a Rohingya Refugee Camp

“I would take her pain if possible,” Lyla told me. Lyla and I talked while her daughter, 8-year-old Sumaya, slept beside her on a bed in our Diphtheria Treatment Center. They came to the center because Sumaya's throat was so swollen she couldn’t e ... [Read More]


Earthquake Survivor Supports Family by Raising Chickens

My name is Surya Kumari Gurung from Aanga, Nepal. I have two sons and a daughter studying in grades seven, eight, and 10. My husband works as a mason and builds houses during the summer. His work subsides during the winter as it becomes too cold to ... [Read More]


Winter Relief Arrives for Displaced Families in Iraq

“It’s cold, but at least my kids will be happy today," said a mother tucked into a corner away from the crowd. Her hands tightly grasped the new packages of warm clothes for her two children. The mother shared with me her experience living away fro ... [Read More]