Nicaragua is the second poorest country in the western hemisphere. Eighty percent of its population lives on only two to three dollars a day. Sponsors help 750 Christian families each month by providing them with 45-pound parcels of food, medicines, and healthcare items. The families also receive the Antorcha de la Verdad (Torch of Truth) magazine for spiritual nourishment.
View a brief presentation about the Nicaragua-Adopt-A-Family program.
In each parcel, the (Torch of Truth) magazine.Thank you supporters, for providing these parcels. They are monthly reminders of God’s goodness!
The parcel is a huge relief to them when life is hard. Mercedes said, “We wait for the food parcel like we wait for the rain.”
After a delivery to Lucas and his family, our field director said, “This is one of the cases that makes me even more grateful for the food parcel program.”
“My life has been hard, but God has opened doors of blessing for me through this program, and now we have enough to eat.”
Alejandro and his family from Nicaragua struggle to make ends meet, ..but they remain positive and take good care of what they have.
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.
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...
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....
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...
Dust is everywhere. It’s been hot and dry for months. The terrain is hard, rocky, and not ideal for farming. Yet for many people in Candelaria, Nicaragua, farming is their means of survival. With little cash flow, they are very dependent on the land. Cirilo is no...