Stories About the Children

Franklin Graham Leads Shoebox Outreach Events in the Dominican Republic

On Jan. 14-15, Samaritan’s Purse President Franklin Graham led four Operation Christmas Child outreach events in the Dominican Republic. He told the hundreds of children gathered at each evangelistic event that “God loves you, and God sent His Son Jesus Christ onto this earth because He loves you.” “Jesus is God’s gift to us,” he [&hellip

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Rohingya Refugees Receive Lifesaving Treatment for Diphtheria

Kabir and his family arrived in Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh with the clothes they wore and the food they carried. Already traumatized, they had no choice but to sleep on the streets until Kabir was able to piece together a house for his wife and seven children using bamboo, sticks, and plastic tarps. The [&hellip

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Parents Learn to Forgive After Suffering Under ISIS

“I wanted to die,” Salim whispered, “For three days, my arms were tied up on the wall, like this.” Salim recounted the story, extending his arms out beside him in the shape of a cross. “I hung there as freezing water was poured over me. They beat me, cut me, screamed at me. I just [&hellip

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Watch and Learn More About Our Response to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Samaritan’s Purse and our local partners are providing clean water, food, hygiene items, and medical care to Rohingya refugees who’ve fled Myanmar into Bangladesh. Hundreds of thousands of people have crossed the borders since Aug. 2017, creating a humanitarian crisis. Please read more about the surgical treatment we are helping to provide at Memorial Christian [&hellip

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Protecting the Next Generation from Trafficking in Vietnam

When despair turns into a way of life, some families in northern Vietnam become desperate for a way out. Parents grow weary of struggling to survive in poor, mountainous farming communities and long for a way to better provide for their children and give them hope of a brighter future. That longing leads some adults, [&hellip

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Experiencing God’s Grace at a South Sudan Hospital

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Diphtheria Treatment Center Opens in Bangladesh

Samaritan’s Purse has opened a Diphtheria Treatment Center in Bangladesh to serve Rohingya refugees. These displaced families are in desperate need of medical care. The now 70-bed center, constructed in just a few weeks, is receiving patients upon referral; we are the only diphtheria center for the southern half of the largest refugee camp. UPDATE [&hellip

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Evangelism Is Her Passion

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More than 200 Displaced Iraqi Families Return Home

This past Christmas, 218 Christian families in Iraq enjoyed being home for the holiday for the first time in years. They honored Christ’s birth and joined with family and other believers in their own newly restored homes, which once had been decimated by ISIS. When the Islamic militants took over their entire city of Qaraqosh [&hellip

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Mending Smiles and Hearts in Liberia

John Wreh was born with a cleft lip and almost did not survive. The problem was not physical though—fear and ignorance nearly placed John in an early grave. His community in Liberia almost buried him alive because a cleft lip was believed to be a sign of witchcraft. He was not killed but he did [&hellip

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