Mariana’s children hold canned goods from their garden. The quality seeds this family received from CAM provided a bountiful harvest that lasted into winter.
My dad is building a house for us, but we cannot finish it until we have more money. My parents say the seeds CAM gave us are a blessing from the Lord!
Vegetable seeds are planted in makeshift greenhouses all over remote villages.
Misha Nazaruk, a pastor from Ukraine, says the seeds he receives from CAM each year have been a great blessing to his family and others. “These seeds help our family (of eight) and our church members a lot. We are also able to bless unbelievers with these seeds.” Good quality seeds are not affordable for… Read more
Through CAM’s Seed Project, Florica received seeds to plant in her garden. When she saw what a bumper crop of vegetables these seeds produced, she was overjoyed. The extra produce could be packed into jars and preserved. Florica was excited about preparing many wholesome meals for her children in the winter. Florica lives in northeastern… Read more
It’s that time of year again when our staff and volunteers in Eastern Europe prepare thousands of seed parcels to give out in needy villages in Romania and Ukraine. Most of the villagers live off the land and can afford only cheap seeds that produce poorly. They are very grateful for the gift of quality… Read more
CAM staff recently visited a huge crop farm in Liberia where several hundred men and women were bent over the ground, each working their individual plots. Some were beating rice straw to separate the grains from the chaff. Others, who had finished their rice harvest, were chopping shallow holes in the ground and dropping in… Read more
Quality seeds help families put food on the table From all over Ukraine, churches are calling CAM, asking for garden seeds to pass on to their members. “We have requests from 2,000 churches,” reports Dave Ropp, our distribution director in Ukraine. Dave will sift through the requests, choosing churches in poor, rural areas where people… Read more
“God puts into the heart of others to give to us so we can plant, have food, and then give to others who are poor,” says Olga in Romania. Even though her needs are great, she loves to give. Since her husband passed away a few years ago, it is more difficult to provide for… Read more
Farming in Liberia is difficult. Much of the soil is unsuitable for growing crops. As a result farmers must clear the jungle. They spend days chopping down trees and underbrush with machetes. Then they burn off their farm plots. Finally, they hoe the charcoal-covered ground by hand in preparation for planting. This process is done… Read more
According to the United Nations, nearly one billion people are malnourished—almost a seventh of the world’s population. More people die of hunger than AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined. Most of these people live in developing countries where wars, disasters, and corruption make life a struggle. CAM’s Seed Project continues to make a big difference in… Read more