In the area of Ukraine where Taras Ninich lives, jobs are hard to find. Breadwinners often travel to foreign countries for work.
In 2018, Viktor and his wife started a small business of making cheese. They bought around 21 gallons of milk in one manufacturing cycle .
A beekeeping business helps Marius, a Romanian father, earn enough to feed his family. He is thankful for the Family Self Support fund that assisted him.
Through the gift of a greenhouse, Sorin was able to make good use of the fertile soil he had available. For this, Sorin and Lidia are so grateful.
Raducu is a church leader in Romania who works hard to support his family and shepherd his congregation. His family of nine lives in a small lean-to house they built beside their church.
Raducu and Daniela were the first evangelical believers in their Romanian village situated close to the Black Sea. Since their conversion, Raducu pastors a small church that has grown to 22 members. Raducu used to work as a professional truck driver, which required long distance traveling. But after he became a believer, Raducu wanted to… Read more
The family of Samir Awad* is living a barebones existence in the Gaza Strip. The door and window openings of their house aren’t covered, and they don’t have much protection from the cold and wind. When our staff recently visited this family, they were burning egg cartons to heat food. Even necessities like cooking fuel… Read more
Vast fields of sunflowers and canola surround the village of Darabani in southeastern Romania. Danut Silion lives in this area and saw an opportunity in the flowers blooming in the fields. Raising bees and selling the honey could supplement the meager income he made as a part-time watchman at a local company. After apprenticing with… Read more
With a growing family to support, Emeric and Ana from Romania needed new solutions to make ends meet. They applied for Family-Self-Support funds and were able to buy their own tractor. Now they can make better use of their small farm, earn an income, and hopefully even save for the future. Family-Self-Support provides resources for… Read more
In Gaza, a crowded Palestinian territory along the Mediterranean Sea, fishing has been an important source of income for thousands of years. CAM has helped numerous fishermen in Gaza expand their fishing businesses through the Family-Self-Support program. With the specialized fishing nets they receive, the fishermen are able to catch more fish, which helps them… Read more
Dragos Ursulica in Romania is doing what he can to provide for the needs of his family. His small business of growing vegetables puts food on the table and sends his children to school. But life hasn’t always been this way for Dragos and his family. Just a few years ago, Dragos was receiving food… Read more
Roman and Tonya Meetin from Ukraine were able to build a greenhouse with funds provided through the Family-Self-Support program. The greenhouse not only provides much needed income, but Roman and Tonya are also able to work with their children and teach them valuable work ethics. The Meetin family said, “Our hearts are full of gratitude… Read more
In the United States, job opportunities abound in most parts of the country. Many factories, stores, and other enterprises have “Help Wanted” signs in their windows or ads in the paper. A man who is willing to work can usually find something to do to provide for his family. We can be quick to accuse… Read more