Post Tagged with: "poverty"

Pure water in, pure water out

Pure water in, pure water out

September 3, 2014 at 9:43 pm 0 comments

Small business boosts Hays Pure Water Foundation’s bottom line BURLINGTON, Iowa — Of all the places TJ Widbin would love to visit, the back of a semi trailer stacking bottled water probably doesn’t make the list. But today, the 26-year-old software salesman is doing his other job – delivering bottlesRead More

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

Europe feels effects of Syrian crisis

Europe feels effects of Syrian crisis

February 27, 2014 at 9:39 pm 0 comments

How the church in Bulgaria is responding SOFIA, Bulgaria — Crises in Syria and Africa have driven refugees to Europe and impacted ministries as far away as the capital of Bulgaria. As many as 10,000 Syrian refugees have flooded Bulgaria over the last year, straining the resources of a cash-strappedRead 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

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

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

Centering hope on the gospel

Centering hope on the gospel

January 3, 2012 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

Just watching the parade of blaring trucks, stray cows, scampering children and swirling dust in this western Indian slum can leave a visitor overwhelmed. Try living here. About 6 million people live in this city, almost half of them in slums like this one, according to Eric, director of a local ReachGlobalRead More