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Residents are being invited to receive a COVID-19 vaccine from a health team working at The Salvation Army’s building in Lower Earley, Reading... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
Source: Salvation Army
The post 5 Fun ways for the whole family to help others this year appeared first on World Help.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
Source: World Help
Thinking about hosting a fundraiser for charity but not sure where to start? Matt Vermeer is a sponsor in Michigan who co-founded a golf fundraiser 10 years ago that has raised $120,000 for Compassion and helped find sponsors for 17 children! We asked him to share his secrets to hosting... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-14
Source: Compassion Blog
The insurrection on January 6 in Washington, D.C. painfully exposed to all that a country that ostensibly seeks to promote democracy around the world has a violent anti-democratic underbelly — and this anti-democratic sentiment is apparently shared by a significant portion of the Republican Party. How might the Capitol Hill... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-13
Source: UN Dispatch
By becoming a monthly supporter, your gifts will help rescue people in the most urgent situations throughout the year The post You can help no matter what 2021 brings appeared first on World Help.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
Source: World Help
Nicaragua is home to beautiful Caribbean beaches, active volcanoes and Central America’s largest lake. And amid its natural beauty, you’ll find even more beautiful people and culture. Learn some interesting facts about Nicaragua that will help you get to know this vibrant country where so many Compassion-assisted children live. Read... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-12
Source: Compassion Blog
Pastor Helen Epps serves her Fort Worth, Texas, community by providing World Vision Family Emergency Kits to people who are struggling economically because of the coronavirus pandemic. The post Tackling big needs — one small step at a time appeared first on World Vision.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-11
Source: World Vision
Loujan al-Hathloul is a 31 year old Saudi women’s rights activist currently in jail. She was first arrested in a protest advocating for right of women to drive and has been imprisoned by Saudi authorities since she attended a meeting at the United Nations focused on women’s rights and equality... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-11
Source: UN Dispatch
The post Bar owners in Thailand find new ways to exploit girls appeared first on World Help.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-11
Source: World Help
Become a monthly supporter and make a difference every month of 2021 The post Here’s an easy way to achieve your New Year’s resolution appeared first on World Help.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-08
Source: World Help
The only way through hard times is … well, through it. You can’t go over, under or around difficult seasons. You simply plow through, one step at a time. Last year was hard. And that didn’t go away because the calendar flipped to 2021. But there is good still in... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-07
Source: Compassion Blog
See some of the most powerful images of 2020 and read the stories behind them The post 2020 In Photos: Looking back over the past year appeared first on World Help.... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-06
Source: World Help
Togo is a small West African country tucked in the midst of Ghana, Benin and Burkina Faso and bordered on the south by the Gulf of Guinea. Let’s learn some interesting facts about Togo – the home of over 66,000 Compassion-assisted children. Read the full article: Facts About Togo: A... Read more
Published on: 2021-01-05
Source: Compassion Blog
As you might expect during an incredibly challenging year, your favorite stories on the Compassion USA blog were inspirational ones. The most popular blog posts we shared during 2020 were those that showed the resiliency of the human spirit and the ability for God to redeem the most desperate situations.... Read more
Published on: 2020-12-31
Source: Compassion Blog

 

 

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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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