Zambian children in wheelchair

Provide Critical Care to Children with Disabilities

Help provide nutritious food, educational opportunities and access to medical care where they are needed most.

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We are so thankful for your support! Your gifts are what allow our ministry partners to be the hands and feet of Jesus to our impoverished brothers and sisters most in need of His love and care.

If you want to make an even BIGGER impact, we invite you to become a Monthly Donor. Even small gifts of $5 or $10 a month add up quickly to help meet the needs of thriving kids in need of food, water, medicine, and Jesus’s love.

Why is it so important to provide help to these children?

In many countries, children with disabilities often do not survive to reach adulthood.

Viewed as “throwaway people,” children with physical or mental disabilities are often:

Your support today will help alleviate the pain, hunger, or thirst of a needy child. It can also ensure they are tenderly cared for and offered medical care, education, counseling, and a supportive social environment.

 

Globally, there are between 93 and 150 million children with disabilities under the age of 14, according to the 2011 World Report on Disability. In Africa, an estimated 6.4% of children in this age range have moderate or severe disabilities; and less than 10% of all children with disabilities under the age of 14 are attending school.

Pemphero's story

A boy born with a bowed leg​

Pemphero knew only loneliness.  His parents didn’t know how to support a disabled child, so his sister and brother-in-law brought him to live with them in their village. 

They tried to educate him and provide work, but the stigma against deformities and differences was too high. The community rejected him. There was only so much his loving siblings could do.

Pemphero, an outcast boy
Pemphero, a young boy from Malawi

Your generous gift will be used to support Cross International’s Thriving Kids initiative through June 30 2021, the close of our ministry’s fiscal year. In the event that more funds are raised than needed to fully fund the initiative, the excess funds, if any, will be used to meet the most urgent needs of the ministry and may be used in the following fiscal year. 

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