Refugee children in Iraq

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Thanks to your support, Samaritan’s Purse is able to provide spiritual and physical aid to hurting people in more than 130 countries across the globe.

From our headquarters in the United States, and affiliate offices in Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia, our mission is to meet the needs of our victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ.

 

Franklin Graham in Iraq at Easter

Franklin Graham saw persecuted churches in Iraq and the work of our Emergency Field Hospital near Mosul. Churches in Iraq have faced severe persecution and attack at the hands of ISIS extremists.

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  • Australia: Please pray that God will keep all medical staff serving in the Emergency Field Hospital safe and help them heal those in great need. Also, pray for the medical staff families as they patiently wait for their safe return.
  • Canada: Please pray for Canadian homeowners affected by recent flooding in Ontario and Quebec, as well as the Samaritan’s Purse disaster response staff and volunteers who will be assisting them in the coming weeks.
  • UK: Please pray that Leader Mothers like Ayi will continue to be agents of change in their communities. Also, please pray for strength and wisdom for Samaritan’s Purse staff in Niger as they lead this project and support these Leader Mothers.
  • USA: Please pray for those who have been displaced by the current conflict in Mosul and for those who are just beginning to rebuild their lives in the recently liberated areas. Also, pray that Mosul’s strong Christian minority will return and play a vital role in the rebuilding of this Iraqi city.

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Shining His Light in the Darkest of Places

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When I asked my church to pray for the people of Mosul in 2014, I never thought that I would end up there this year.

Two days before I left to serve in the Emergency Field Hospital, I felt nauseated and wondered if I had made the right decision. But as I entered the hospital, despite the grievous wounds suffered by many of the patients, I saw hope reflected in their eyes as medical personnel shared the love of Jesus Christ.

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Christ's Love Is Alive in South Asia

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Women in South Asia who have been discarded, devalued and preyed upon are cared for tenderly and loved unconditionally by Jesus and His followers at a center supported by Samaritan’s Purse Canada.

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Ayi’s Story

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Ayi never had the opportunity to get an education as a child. But through a maternal and child health training, Ayi was able to teach her entire community valuable lessons on health and hygiene.

Before the training, mothers in Ayi’s village knew little about how to care for their families.

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Shoebox Distribution in Kenya Jumpstarts Journey to Christ for a Boy and His Mom

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Clinton Mutumba was surprised when he was not beaten by the Sunday school teachers at the Kenyan church where his friend had invited him. At the nearby mosque where his mother Mary would drag him weekly, the instructors caned his legs when he mispronounced the Koran’s Arabic verses.

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