Approximately 700 million people across the world still live in poverty. There is no better time to learn more about this issue and become involved in providing relief than the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
It’s a great feeling to be able to give back to someone who is always giving to others. An example I’d like to spotlight is Alina Previlda. The 50-year-old Haitian woman lives in a rural community where we support a Catholic mission led by Father Glenn Meaux. Alina and her husband are humble farmers leading […]
We love supporting programs that lift the poor out of poverty. The theory is: give a man a fishing rod instead of a fish, and he’ll be equipped to feed himself. You’ll have supported real, lasting change. The logic seems sound, and we have a plethora of anecdotal evidence from our overseas ministry partners to […]
Immigration is a hot topic in Europe, just as it is here in the US. I recently read about a case there that touched me. The small Italian island of Lampedusa is just 70 miles from Tunisia in North Africa. This tiny island has attracted impoverished Africans seeking access into Europe where they hope to […]
Two weeks ago, our Guatemala ministry partner Esperanza de Vida rescued a starving teenage girl named Mirza Lopez, who weighed in at a vanishingly small 19 pounds. That’s less than the size of my 7-month-old son! Mirza also suffers from paralysis as a result of contracting polio at a young age. She lost her mother […]