Receiving a pair of new shoes is not a frequent occasion for Ionatan. Ionatan’s family in Romania lives on a budget that barely covers their main expenses.
What will my children wear? How will we stay warm? As winter looms ahead, these troubling thoughts weigh on the minds of people who struggle to provide for their basic needs. In remote areas of Eastern Europe where CAM works, the average income for families is only $2 each day per family member. On such… Read more
Moldova, the country sandwiched between Romania and Ukraine, is about the size of Maryland. Home to around 4 million people, Moldova is the most economically depressed country in Eastern Europe. To help meet some of the many needs in this country, CAM sends clothing, shoes, and comforters to impoverished Christian families and elderly people. Viorel… Read more
South Sudan, the world’s newest country, was established in 2011. It is one of the world’s poorest countries, with many living on less than $1 per day.
In cold climate countries where poverty is common. Parents often wonder if their children will have warm clothes to wear this winter. Thick coats, warm hats, and winter boots are often unaffordable for those with a meager income. CAM’s Clothing Bundle Project sends donated clothes to bless families in Romania, Ukraine, and other countries. Happy… Read more
The children’s eyes sparkle with excitement. A bundle of clothing has just arrived at the Paraschiv home. Smiles light up their faces as they dig through the CAM clothing bundle. They discover shirts, dresses, sweaters, and shoes that fit them! The clothes have arrived just in time for school and the long winter that is… Read more
Mountainous areas of Tajikistan have extremely harsh winters with large amounts of snow. CAM provides quality used clothing in this former Soviet republic in Asia. A clothing bundle provided by CAM supporters will help this needy family prepare for the cold winter ahead
Coats! Shirts! Pants! Excitement is high as the children from the Solomon family dig through a bag of donated clothing to see what might fit them. Perhaps they can replace their old clothes now! Although this family from Romania works hard, they still have many needs, and the father is not one to beg. New… Read more
Tajikistan, a country just west of China, is considered to be the poorest of the countries that once belonged to the former Soviet Union. For common laborers, life is tough here. Some live on only $1.25 per day, and others have basically no income. With Tajikistan’s extremely cold winter coming on, CAM clothing bundles will… Read more
Let’s “visit” a few countries where CAM sends clothing and try to understand why donated clothing is needed there. First we’ll go to Nicaragua, the largest country in Central America. Nearly 80 percent of Nicaraguans live on less than $2 a day. Many are just scraping by, with no excess money to spend on clothes…. Read more
“We were never in such great a need as we are now. I used to have a job that provided enough income to supply the physical needs of my family. Now I have no money and we are in desperate need of clothing before winter comes.” —refugee in Ukraine So far this year, your donations… Read more
What would it be like to live in a cold house in the winter because you cannot afford to properly heat your home? How would it be to go without a coat because you don’t have enough money to buy one? For many people in Eastern Europe this is reality— families struggle to even buy… Read more
Children from the rural community of Los Cajones, Nicaragua, look on as their families receive clothing bundles at a recent CAM distribution. Along with clothing, each family also received several pairs of Skechers rubber shoes, a school kit, a Bible story book, and a copy of the Antorcha de la Verdad magazine. Life is a continual… Read more
CAM contacts are distributing clothing, shoes, and blankets to displaced people inside Syria. One little girl was living with her mother and sister in miserable conditions. Her father had abandoned the family years ago. “She was the poorest girl on our list,” our contact wrote. “I gave her a dress and a jacket. She was… Read more
Many of us stand in front of our closets, wondering which clothes we should wear. We have many options. But in other parts of the world, impoverished people wonder where they will get enough clothes. They have almost no options. CAM staff member Kendra Good recently told about a little girl in Liberia (pictured on… Read more