Nicaragua was one of the fastest-growing economies in Central America until political unrest and violence exploded in April 2018. Today, over half of the population lives in extreme poverty, without access to clean water, electricity, education and medical care.
Above all else, God calls us to love one another. 1 Corinthians 13:3 says, “If I give all I possess to the poor and give over my body to hardship that I may boast, but do not have love, I gain nothing.” Malawi has been in a persistent drought for the last three years. On… read more
Malawi is widely known as the “Warm Heart of Africa” because of the generosity and kindness of its people. With a predominantly rural population of more than 18 million people, Malawi is made up of friendly tribes and ethnic groups living in traditional villages. On a visit to one of these villages, you would see… read more
For many children and families in the African countries of Malawi, Uganda and Zambia, God’s presence can feel far away when they lack basic needs like food and clean water. Children suffer from sickness and disease caused by contaminated water, and chronic hunger can keep them from attending school or developing physically and mentally. Our… read more
You can learn a lot about underprivileged kids just by praying with them. Recently, our Director for International Programs, Zach Oles, got a chance to join a prayer circle with a group of at-risk kids in Ecuador. What they shared gave us insight into their daily lives and why the work Cross is supporting there… read more