I grew up in a small community in East Texas. Despite my parents’ excellent work ethics, my family and I lived paycheck-to-paycheck during the good times. Sometimes there was no paycheck. Sometimes there was no electricity or running water. Often I was grateful for the free breakfast and lunch I received at
One widow's family were so thankful for the solar lights because she is bedridden and they had to get up in the night in the dark to clean her soiled bedclothes. Now they have light to see (especially since we have big snakes including cobras around!) This small gesture has changed lives
“Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established” Proverbs 16:3 Takia is one of our girls that we have helped in school. She struggled through secondary school (which is high school in America) and didn’t finish. We were worried what she would do next because we didn’t know
Isaiah 1:17 says “Learn to do good; seek justice; correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause” We try to meet the needs of widows and widowers in our community. Ms. Joyce is one of our more colorful ones! She tell us (through an interpreter) some pretty funny stories!
Three and a half years ago a twelve year old girl came to a church we were visiting. She stood and asked if anyone could help her and her brothers and sisters. It was known in the village that their mother had died and their father abandoned them to go live with