Stories About the Children

God’s Hand Evident as Tanzania Crash Survivors Return Home

UPDATED AUGUST 18 Three months ago, three Tanzanian children were airlifted on gurneys to the United States in critical condition and faced an unknown future. Today, Sadhia, Wilson, and Doreen arrived back home in the same Samaritan’s Purse DC-8 that flew them half-way around the world for lifesaving medical care. Our aircraft took off the [&hellip

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Samaritan’s Purse Responds to Nepal Floods

Devastating monsoon rains and landslides have displaced thousands of people across southeastern Nepal. At least 120 people have died since the rains began last week. Samaritan’s Purse is on the ground to deliver and operate two water treatment kits that will provide clean water to families in desperate need. Each unit will filter about 38,000 [&hellip

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God Carries This Army Couple Through Cancer and Injury

Early this year Army Staff Sergeant Walter Brown and his wife Elana were exhausted. Years of the military lifestyle had taken a toll, and even though Walter was medically retired in 2015, he still deals with daily back and shoulder pain caused by an Iraq war injury. On top of all that, the couple was [&hellip

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Mother Groups in Myanmar Teach Nutrition, Foster Community

Masan’s days are long and hard in her impoverished village in Myanmar. She helps her husband with the farming and takes care of their four children, the spirited 1-year-old twins giving her little time to catch a breath. Masan loves her family and does her best to care for them, yet struggles knowing how to [&hellip

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Tania and the School Supplies

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Samaritan’s Purse Brings Relief to People Displaced by ISIS in the Philippines

Samaritan’s Purse is providing emergency relief to Filipinos trapped in a conflict between the nation’s military and an ISIS-affiliated Islamic terrorist group. More than 400,000 people have been displaced since late May, when Maute rebels attacked and took control of Marawi City. The Islamist rebels have claimed ties with ISIS. Marawi is a predominately Muslim [&hellip

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Prayers Answered in Wisconsin and Illinois

When wave after wave of powerful storms pummeled southeast Wisconsin and then northeast Illinois in mid-July, Samaritan’s Purse responded quickly to massive flooding in both states. We sent in staff and relief supplies, and then God raised up more than 500 volunteers to come alongside devastated homeowners and serve them with the compassion of Christ. [&hellip

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South Carolina Sisters Invest in Operation Christmas Child

Lemonade stands are a hallmark of summer, but for sisters Anna and Tracy Musselwhite, 14 and 10, they accomplish far more than collecting spare change. Founders of Operation LemonAid, the siblings from Daniel Island, South Carolina, raise money for Operation Christmas Child through an annual stand and a personalized fundraising website set up through Samaritan’s [&hellip

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Get Ready Now for Shoebox Season!

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Building God’s Church on the Alaskan Tundra

“It’s not crispy enough.” Sophia can still hear her father saying those words as she reflects back to the days when she learned to prepare smoked fish as a child. Though Sophia Larson’s dad passed away 17 years ago, she fondly remembers his gentle critique and those times spent in her parent’s smokehouse—her father serving [&hellip

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