Latin America

Hobbling in the aftermath

Hobbling in the aftermath

March 11, 2014 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

After quake, children’s home struggles to regain footing All photos by Adam Malooly PORT-AU-PRINCE – Boxes fly off the truck as four men pass them, one to the next, through Eveline Louis Jacques’ front door. The guys laugh and joke with each other as the boxes stack up in Eveline’sRead More

Caring in a difficult place

Caring in a difficult place

February 17, 2014 at 10:56 pm 0 comments

Stories Haiti Health Ministries: ‘This clinic represents a great thing’  

‘This clinic represents a great thing’

‘This clinic represents a great thing’

February 17, 2014 at 10:53 pm 1 comment

Haiti Health Ministries grows despite trials GRESSIER, Haiti – People here get used to waiting – to see a doctor, to find affordable medicine, to find something to smile about. One by one, their names get called. They check in, put their $1.75 (U.S.) consultation fee into a cashbox fullRead More

Word of God, word of mouth

Word of God, word of mouth

March 20, 2013 at 2:32 pm 0 comments

Oralidad teaches Peruvian leaders to spread a spoken gospel DVDs? Nope. iPads? Hardly. Even in this hyper-digitized world, Abelardo Vasquez Lopez is using a tool as old as communication itself to share the gospel in eastern Peru. Vasquez, 39, is a pastor from the Shipibo tribe, a group of aboutRead More

Photo by Francesco Vicenzi

Finding the God she lost

January 11, 2013 at 2:49 pm 0 comments

Inmate finds friendship, reborn faith through missionary Maybe a prison courtyard full of people and noise wasn’t the best place for Sonya and Judy to meet. Then again, maybe Sonya should have known better than to carry a bag given to her by her boyfriend’s buddy onto an airplane. MaybeRead More

Braving bullets to reach forgotten

Braving bullets to reach forgotten

November 13, 2012 at 3:01 pm 0 comments

Church team survives firefight between police, gang in Rio slum About midnight, the team heads out, almost 100 of them. They walk single-file down a narrow road leading into a steamy Rio de Janeiro slum called Arará. They head toward the baile funk music pounding through giant speakers in theRead More

Bringing smiles to a slum

Bringing smiles to a slum

August 7, 2012 at 1:29 pm 0 comments
Compassion for destitute in San Jose

Compassion for destitute in San Jose

July 6, 2012 at 12:31 pm 1 comment

ReachGlobal reaches poor through clinic partnership Some people in Costa Rica can easily afford health care. Others, like Maria*, can only hope and pray for it. Temporarily without her usual domestic-help jobs, Maria, a sweet middle-aged Nicaraguan woman, lives with 16 other family members under the same roof in theRead More

Bringing Jesus to the party

Bringing Jesus to the party

April 9, 2012 at 11:24 am 0 comments

Missionaries weave gospel into every facet of life in Mexico City During their time in Spain, missionaries Joshua and Naomi were forced to rethink two critical issues: How the church multiplies itself, and how the gospel gets spread. Now that Joshua is ReachGlobal’s city team leader in Mexico City, heRead More

Guatemala: Cutting through the haze

Guatemala: Cutting through the haze

February 2, 2012 at 8:59 pm 0 comments

  In the mountain farming town of El Yalu, Guatemala, wood smoke lingers everywhere. Used by everyone here for cooking and heating, it’s a way of life. It’s also a way to die. Lower respiratory infections (pneumonia and bronchitis among them) are the leading cause of death in low-income countriesRead More