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When children thrive, lives are changed.  Your partnership with Cross International can support the very programs and education that unlock the boundless potential of a child and their community.

A Life Transformed: Edgar’s Story

In Guatemala, and other developing places, many kids wake up each morning with much to overcome. Food and clean water are scarce, homes provide little shelter, school is unattainable, and serious sickness is a constant threat.

Edgar’s life began much the same way. When he was 11 days old, his father was killed. His mother could not provide him or his sibling’s basic needs, and placed them in an orphanage to give them a chance at life.

It was here that Casa Bernabé, our longtime ministry partner in Guatemala, connected with Edgar and his family. At Casa Bernabé, they found help, love, care, education, and the good news of Jesus.

“A lot of things changed when I came to Casa Bernabé. The biggest change was the love we felt. They gave us hope. They told us we could have a better future.”

Aware of Jesus’ love for him, Edgar grew into a strong young man. He attended college, got married, had children and began to give back to the community that supported him.

Today, Edgar is still at Casa Bernabé, but not as a young boy in need of hope.  He is now the director of the entire ministry, giving daily love and care to children in need just like he once was!

Such stories of grace and transformation are the fruit of your prayers and gifts of support.  We love to see Thriving Kids, and we know you do, too. Help support more life-changing stories like Edgar’s today, and every day.

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Your compassion allows Cross International to provide food, shelter, medical care, and a quality education to children and families in the developing world.

Your generous gift will be used to support Cross International’s Thriving Kids initiative through June 30 2022, 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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