Hope for Kenya

Drought. Famine. Ethnic violence. Political unrest. The news coming out of Kenya is often discouraging, but then you see a child’s smile and it fills you with hope that things can be different.

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A Future Hope

Veronica Kageshi only had two years with her parents before they passed away and left her as an orphan. Her grandmother lovingly took her in, but it’s been a constant struggle to survive because she has no source of income. They live in a dilapidated house made of corrugated tin and food is often scarce.

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Valuable in God’s Eyes

Yesterday morning, Cross Catholic staff listened as International Projects Officer Tara McKinney shared photos and stories from her recent trip to Malawi.

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Made in God’s Image

In a few words, Sr. Emma says it all: “God is marvelous. That is what I see when I look at the children.” I think that’s exactly what Jesus sees too – the handiwork of God -when he looks at the faces of the children at the Chisombezi Deaf-Blind Center in Malawi.

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“Many Lives Have Been Changed Because of You!”

My name is Mwamba Mulenga. I am a double orphaned boy. This is how a letter began in a recent update from our ministry partners, the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Assisi. Cross Catholic helps the sisters run five free Catholic primary schools that serve severely impoverished children in Luanshya, Zambia, a destitute region decimated by the decline of the copper mining industry and the AIDS epidemic.

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Pineapples and Soda Cans

Having grown up on a ranch, I always keep an eye out for agriculture-related things while traveling. I think it’s amazing how God has given us the know-how to feed ourselves and that he’s tasked us with taking care of his beautiful creation and its creatures.

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