Jericho Road Program
This program ministers largely in needy Gypsy communities of Suceava, Romania. It supports five remedial schools for street children and others who struggle in the public school system. Staff members also hold marriage seminars and home Bible studies, oversee agricultural projects, distribute food to the elderly, and help translate Christian literature into the Romanian language.
Five-year-old Daria and her family received clothing through the Jericho Road Program. Her brother received medicine to help fight his battle with cancer. The family is from a Gypsy village in Romania that is largely excluded from the rest of society. CAM ministers to...read more
In Romania’s Gypsy villages, life is bleak for those living in poverty. There are widows who don’t know the goodness of Jesus, elderly who suffer alone with illnesses, and children whose parents cannot provide for them. CAM’s Jericho Road Program reaches out to these...read more
Eastern European Gypsies have roots in India, their dark skin giving them a distinct appearance from most of their Romanian neighbors. Because this sect is often accused, and sometimes guilty, of begging or stealing, much of society disdains and mistreats them. School...read more
Here in the United States, Gypsies once traveled the country, selling their wares and living in camps. People held them at arm’s length, assuming the worst. While most Gypsies in the United States have blended into the mainstream culture, in many parts of the world,...read more
Like many people in his culture, Marin Roman, a paralyzed Gypsy in Romania, lives a “hand to mouth” existence. Gypsies, as a whole, live with a stigma that dates back to the 1800s when they were enslaved. Because of shame and rejection, Gypsies often avoid socializing...read more