A warm welcome softens the presence of the plastered, block walls as the visitors enter. “As-salam alaykum” (peace be upon you). The hosts invite their guests to take a seat on the floor mats or sofa. As they sit and discuss sickness, financial difficulties, and other challenges, the hardships of life in Gaza come pouring out.
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Beaming with smiles, many Haitians scurry to the new water station to fill their jugs. Instead of drawing from the polluted local water sources, they now have access to good, clean water from a CAM-funded well near La Source, Haiti.
What is going through this Liberian boy’s mind as he intently reads the Torch of Truth Christian family magazine? Will the sound Bible teaching take root and direct his life? Most Liberians have very few books or other reading material, so an attractive magazine is a treasure.
The devastation . . . is breathtaking. Electric poles are lying on the ground and miles of power lines, like snarled fishing line. Vehicles are huddled under fallen roofs or surrounded by debris, ready to be dug out and evaluated for damages. Trees are lying everywhere. Acres of trees are snapped in pieces. Roofs have gaping holes and siding has been shredded. Water, once taken for granted is rationed carefully. Food is appreciated like a small savings account.
These Egyptian children are learning to read and write at a CAM-supported remedial school. Without classes operated by Christian workers in Egypt, they wouldn’t have this wonderful opportunity.
Widows in impoverished countries often have no one to care for them. A monthly parcel of food and healthcare items from CAM sponsors relieves them from the worry of providing for their basic needs.
Rafael* was accustomed to working long hours in the fields to provide for his family. This all changed when he got a severe case of hepatitis. Sick for several months, Rafael was unable to earn his desperately needed income.
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
We are busy gearing up for our Annual Open House this week in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. You are warmly invited to attend! Slides of CAM programs in various countries will be shown both Friday and Saturday evening. During the day Saturday, speakers will share of their experiences with helping refugees, bringing God’s Word to the unreached, caring for victims of natural disasters, and much more!
Water-damaged houses. Torn off roofs. Trees strewn across the yard. These sights leave many devastated homeowners with overwhelming questions: What steps should I take next? How will I clean this by myself?
The UN recently announced that Yemen is rapidly spiraling into the worst famine the world has seen in the past century. As the war continues, Yemenis face tremendous suffering. Yemen is the poorest country in the Middle East and conditions there continue to deteriorate rapidly. As support is available, we want to seize the opportunity to provide suffering Yemenis with food, water, and other emergency aid.
The death toll continues to rise as rescue workers recover bodies of those killed by an earthquake and tsunami that struck Sulawesi, Indonesia, on September 28. Some perished when their homes collapsed. Others were carried out to sea when the twenty-foot tsunami wave swept ashore. The official death toll is around 1,400, but many are not yet accounted for. The earthquake and tsunami destroyed at least 66,000 homes.
Far away in the country of Kenya lives a girl named Sentoya.* She is from a tribe of people called the Maasai. Sentoya is either eight or nine years old. She isn’t exactly sure. She was three years old before she was even given a name. Maasai parents don’t give their children names until they are three, because so many of the children get sick and die young.
Hurricane Michael roared ashore on Florida’s panhandle as a category 4 storm. In the final hours before landfall on October 10, the hurricane rapidly intensified. The catastrophic storm caught many by surprise. Winds of up to 155 mph obliterated houses, ripped off roofs, splintered trees, smashed power lines, and left homeowners reeling in the aftermath. In some places, entire blocks were nearly wiped out.
Abraham was severely undernourished when his mother brought him to the CAM base in Liberia. After our staff prepared nutritional drink mix for him, “Abraham drank eagerly . . . like he was starving,” reported a CAM staff member in Liberia. Desperate mothers frequently bring their malnourished children to the CAM base for help. “Somebody… Read more