November 9-13, 2009, four bloggers will witness firsthand the ministry of Compassion International to the poor of El Salvador. Pray for their families they’ll leave behind, their spiritual and physical health, their ability to take in a lot of information and experience a lot of emotions and find the words to write about it. Visit this… Continue reading El Salvador
My post today is in response to Global Food Crisis Day. Did you know there are people in this world who eat dirt just to calm their hunger pains? No joke. In Haiti, this is becoming a growing trend referred to as “dirt cookies.” It is combination of dirty (clay), salt and vegetable shortening and… Continue reading Eat Dirt
The Real Hope for Haiti campaign is unapologetically asking for your help and sacrifice. aaron posted this chart today, showing what your sacrifice can do. anne and i together have, as silly as it sounds, sacrificed a tradition and as a result have paid the monthly salary of 2 rescue center workers. i am not… Continue reading Real Hope for Haiti: Challenge
April 25th is World Malaria Day. Malaria kills 1 million people each year. Most who die of this treatable, preventable disease are children. A gift to Compassion’s Malaria Intervention Fund will help Compassion-assist children and their families to receive the resources they so desperately need to fight this deadly disease, including: •mosquito nets to protect… Continue reading World Malaria Day
WOW-DID YOU ALREADY SPONSOR HER??? if you sponsored her… let me know! Kristilin Hariminggu from Indonesia. Age 5. Kristin lives with her father and her mother. Her duties at home include running errands. There are 2 children in the family. Her father is employed and her mother is sometimes employed as a farmer. For fun,… Continue reading can you picture her smile?