Paula’s husband left her, leaving the family with the struggle of putting food on the table. A bad case of arthritis hinders Paula’s work, but her handicapped daughter Rosa helps her. Though she is on crutches, Rosa washes clothes for people, which brings in about $4 a week.


Restoring Hope and Courage

Caught in the crossfire of Nicaragua’s civil war in the 1980s, Guillermo (above) got shot and lost his left leg. He could have become bitter about his handicap, but he chose not to. He now reaches out to others and pastors a church. Recently Guillermo and his wife Maria came home to find their house… Read more


102-Year-Old Receives CAM Food Parcel

Thank you, Lord, for my 100 years, says the sign above Alfredo. He sits in a yellow and green hammock strung across the open shelter made of rough boards and old tin. Behind him hangs a dark red embroidered blanket, partially hiding a lumpy mattress on cement blocks. Alfredo is 102 now. His wife Rufina… Read more


Living with Little

A heart disorder forces Meybi from Nicaragua to use some of her meager income to buy medication. This leaves very little money to buy food and clothing for herself and her four growing children. With an income of only $10 a week, Meybi has to plan carefully and make do with very little to survive…. Read more