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Thanks to Bibles for All Ambassadors, Danush was able to give a taxi driver in Iran God’s Word The post This taxi driver didn’t want a tip. He wanted a Bible. appeared first on World Help.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-21
Source: World Help
Earth Day Week 2021 is a significant moment for climate diplomacy. Two key events: the release of the United States’ national carbon emissions reduction plan and the Climate Leaders Summit, hosted by President Biden, have the potential to invigorate international cooperation on climate change after years of stagnation. The US... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-20
Source: UN Dispatch
“My dad does everything for me! … I love him so much. One day I asked him to buy me ice cream and even without much money, he managed to buy it for me,” exclaims Davi about his father, Damião. Upon hearing his son’s words, a tear falls from Damião’s... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-20
Source: Compassion Blog
On April 14th President Joe Biden announced that American troops will be leaving Afghanistan by September 11, 2021–the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that drew the US into Afghanistan in the first place. This decision did not come as a surprise. Biden has long been a skeptic of a... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-19
Source: UN Dispatch
Without nutritious food, a person’s body will begin to shut down within a matter of days The post How long can a person survive without food? appeared first on World Help.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-19
Source: World Help
Have you ever had one of those awesome, world-colliding moments when people from two different parts of your life meet? Like bringing a significant other home to meet your family for the first time. Or introducing your friends from church to your friends from work at your birthday party. These... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-17
Source: Compassion Blog
To mark the 10th year of the conflict in Syria, we’re sharing the voices of 10 Syrian youth. Each reflects on what their life is like now and their dreams for the future. The post 10 years on, the voices of 10 Syrian youth appeared first on World Vision.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-15
Source: World Vision
The COVID-19 pandemic is just the latest iteration of what Charles Kenny calls “an unending war between humanity and infectious disease.” His new book The Plague Cycle documents and describes how the course of human history has been shaped by infectious disease from thousands if years ago to early 2021.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-15
Source: UN Dispatch
The Salvation Army launches a distance learning opportunity for people passionate about engaging with their community... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-13
Source: Salvation Army
The post Quiz: How much do you know about the hunger crisis? appeared first on World Help.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-13
Source: World Help
The post What’s volunteering at World Help really like? appeared first on World Help.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-12
Source: World Help
I’ve always loved the sentiment “It takes a village.” To me, those four words encapsulate the most powerful aspect of human growth and development: community. We all have a village surrounding us. And so does each and every child in the Compassion program. Read the full article: It Takes a... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-12
Source: Compassion Blog
Kids sure do love their birthdays. As I write this, my wife and I are in the midst of planning a birthday party for our two sons. They are turning 9 and 7. Their birthdays are within two weeks of each other, and since they are so close in age,... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-08
Source: Compassion Blog
Baby Deinner was delivered prematurely via emergency surgery as his mother, Cindy, battled COVID-19. Tragically, Cindy died the day after — leaving Deinner’s grandmother, Bridis, to raise her baby grandson and his two siblings. Bridis shares her daughter’s story and expresses her hopes for Deinner’s future in this letter she... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-06
Source: Compassion Blog
The post Happy Easter from World Help appeared first on World Help.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-04
Source: World Help



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Amnesty International - Dafuri Students in Sudan - Humanitarian Relief

University students from Darfur suffer arbitrary arrests, detentions, torture and ill-treatment at hands of their government. They have been prevented, sometimes violently, from speaking out about the conflict and humanitarian situation in Darfur and other political matters. | Image: Amnesty International



International Committee of the Red Cross - Humanitarian Relief in Columbia

The private sector is playing an increasing role in supporting International Committee of the Red Cross activities around the world that help people affected by violence and conflict. Image: ICRC



World Vision - Humanitarian Assistance - Child Trafficking and Forced Labor in India

Every week, thousands of people move from their traditional communities to find work in large cities. In border towns like Siliguri in India, children are at risk of harm, exploitation and abuse. | Image: World Vision



World Vision: Clean Water Campaign Rwanda

World Vision is proud to announce Meghan Markle, lifestyle expert and actress, best known for her role as Rachel Zane on the hit legal drama Suits, as a Global Ambassador to the organization.

This past February, Meghan Markle travelled to Rwanda to witness World Vision’s water work. During her one-week visit to the country, she trekked to unclean water sources, visited clean water projects, helped build a well and met many Rwandans whose hospitality and stories have made a lasting impression on her life.

Clean water does more than quench thirst, it changes lives. There are more than 663 million people worldwide living without this fundamental resource.

Partner with World Vision Canada to help bring access to clean water in order to provide:

1) Health: When a community has access to clean water, sanitation and good hygiene practices, it helps improve medical services, like preventing infections and ensuring the healthy deliveries of children.

2) Education: School is one of the best ways to lift children out of poverty. But dirty water can cause dehydration and decreases a child’s ability to focus and learn in school.

3) Food: Clean water is for more that just drinking. It’s also integral to farming. When fields are properly irrigated, crop yields and livestock production can greatly increase.

4) Safety: In many countries in the developing world, women and children walk long distances to collect water. These journeys are dangerous, often putting their personal safety at risk.


More resources:

Elevate Christian Network | Humanitarian Relief News

Humanitarian Relief News: Find news and information on humanitarian aid, famine relief, global crises and disasters. Learn how organizations and individuals are responding to help those in need.

Amnesty International: Home

Inspiring people against injustice to bring the world closer to human rights & dignity enjoyed by all.

World Vision Blog

Facing responsibility: The face of a refugee child | World Vision Blog. Haya, a refugee from Syria living in Jordan, was 10 when Rich Stearns met her in 2013.

International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and other situations of violence.

Water for LIFE | LIFE Outreach International – Life Today

Since the Water for LIFE outreach began in 2000, your support has helped provide more than 5000 water wells for people in desperate need of clean water.

The Salvation Army International

The International website of The Salvation Army, containing information about the mission and work of The Salvation Army in 128 countries.


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