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School feeding in Malawi

A Chance to Go to School in Africa

In developing nations like Malawi, and many others across Africa, education can hold the key to escaping poverty. Ayana was unable to afford school fees, but Cross International supporters stepped in to help her pursue her dreams!

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Christopher*

Hope for a Haitian Child

Life in Haiti, the poorest nation in the Western hemisphere, can be very hard—especially for children. But there is hope for children like Christopher who live as “restaveks”

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Baby Melani arriving to the Pediatric Nutritional Recovery Center

Fighting Childhood Hunger in Guatemala

At just eight months old, little Melani weighed just over 9-pounds—barely more than half of what a child her age should weigh. Melani and her mother were admitted to Hope for Life’s St. Luke Pediatric Nutritional Recovery Center where a doctor diagnosed Melani with severe acute malnutrition.

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Pemphero smiling and learning

A boy born with a bowed leg​

Growing up in a rural village in Malawi with a disability was not easy. While the other children ran and played, helped their families with chores, and went to school, Pemphero became an outcast and suffered tremendous loneliness.

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School feeding in Malawi

A Chance to Go to School in Africa

In developing nations like Malawi, and many others across Africa, education can hold the key to escaping poverty. Ayana was unable to afford school fees, but Cross International supporters stepped in to help her pursue her dreams!

Read More »
Christopher*

Hope for a Haitian Child

Life in Haiti, the poorest nation in the Western hemisphere, can be very hard—especially for children. But there is hope for children like Christopher who live as “restaveks”

Read More »
Baby Melani arriving to the Pediatric Nutritional Recovery Center

Fighting Childhood Hunger in Guatemala

At just eight months old, little Melani weighed just over 9-pounds—barely more than half of what a child her age should weigh. Melani and her mother were admitted to Hope for Life’s St. Luke Pediatric Nutritional Recovery Center where a doctor diagnosed Melani with severe acute malnutrition.

Read More »
Pemphero smiling and learning

A boy born with a bowed leg​

Growing up in a rural village in Malawi with a disability was not easy. While the other children ran and played, helped their families with chores, and went to school, Pemphero became an outcast and suffered tremendous loneliness.

Read More »
Girl wearing mask praying

5 Prayerful New Year’s Resolutions

As a Christian who wants to start the New Year with the right foot, you may have made prayer one of your new year’s resolutions. But how to include prayer in our day to day? Here are some ideas.

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