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Animals, Agriculture & Livelihoods

Changing a Community in Niger

Abdoulaye Toudou is the Samaritan’s Purse community development agent in Niger My wife and I are community development agents for Samaritan’s Purse in Niger. Our job is to live in the heart of a rural village and share the love of Jesus with two specific communities. When we first came to these communities, we found…

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Construction Projects

Helping Oklahoma Rebuild

On May 20, 2013, deadly tornadoes battered much of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma City suburbs were devastated by as EF-5 twister that not only flattened many homes, but also destroyed Plaza Towers Elementary School, killing seven children. Samaritan’s Purse immediately responded, sending staff, volunteers, equipment, and supplies to help homeowners. We established based in Moore and…

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Operation Christmas Child

By Volunteering, She Became a Prayer Warrior

“Prayer is such a central piece of Operation Christmas Child. It supports all parts of the organization. It’s that underpinning to make sure everything else runs smoothly,” said Nancy Osborn, prayer coordinator for the Maine West team of year-round volunteers in the Portland area. A resident of Falmouth, Maine, Nancy works full-time as an inventory…

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Discipleship, Education & Training

Improving the Future Through Education

Thao Thi Co is 22 years old and attending vocational school in Vietnam through a scholarship provided by Samaritan’s Purse. I grew up in a large, poor family in northwestern Vietnam. I’m the fifth of seven children. My mom and dad work hard to feed the whole family and to send five kids to school.…

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Health & Medical Ministries

Glorifying God in Ethiopia

As first-time volunteers with World Medical Mission, Drs. Mark and Melisa Agness didn’t have any lofty goals when they arrived at Soddo Christian Hospital in Ethiopia last fall. They simply wanted to minister to patients and staff and make whatever difference they could. Not only did the experience exceed their expectations, but the California couple…

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Women's Programs

Samaritan’s Purse Clinic Provides Expectant Mothers Needed Medical Care in Colombia

Many of the mothers-to-be who visit the Samaritan’s Purse maternal health clinic in Puerto Santander, Colombia, suffer signs of malnutrition as they and their families struggle to make ends meet. A majority of the women are Venezuelans who’ve fled their homeland in recent years and are trying to start a new life in the nation…

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Animals, Agriculture & Livelihoods

Beehives and Coffee Beans

Cristina Ayala is the Samaritan’s Purse animals and livelihoods program manager in Honduras. In 2013, a disease called coffee rust hit Rafael Rosas Mejia’s crop. The results were devastating. For many years, he had harvested coffee and honey from beekeeping. But he said he knew little about beekeeping, and his main source of income was…

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Discipleship, Education & Training

Sharing God’s Love During Hardship

Renae Chrystal is the communications intern in Niger. In the villages of Zangon Sabia and Zangon Karin Kawra in Niger, hardship is constant and comes in the form of hunger, famine, and poverty. Niger is not an easy place to live. In the villages, food from the previous harvest usually runs out around April and…

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Our Ministry

Sampson and Greta Van Susteren Return to Liberia!

After receiving life-changing surgery in the United States—thanks to Mayo Clinic and Greta Van Susteren—a 16-year-old named Sampson has returned home to Liberia aboard our DC-8 and was received with much praise and thanksgiving. Samaritan’s Purse staff in Liberia and the United States were also instrumental in bringing healing—physical and spiritual—to this young man. It…

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Women's Programs

Happy Family                

Tin is a beneficiary of a Samaritan’s Purse project in Cambodia that supports healthy families. Editor’s Note: The Strengthening Women and Families Together project works with women to build families that are healthy, among other things. The goal is to break to cycles of domestic violence, oppression, and gender discrimination that are prevalent in Cambodia.…

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