Help When It Hurts: Police officers learn first aid just in time for volcano eruption

When Volcano Fuego erupted in Guatemala, police officers, fresh from the first aid training you supported, rushed toward the hurting.

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Restored – A Refugee Family Finds a New Life

With only the clothes on their backs, a family was forced to flee their home. Read how this family of seven found refuge and a new hope.

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Healthy Hearts, Happy Hearts

It’s hard to feel safe when you’re hungry. Read Thandi’s compelling story of rescue and restoration.

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Doctor Moise: Sewing program helps refugee man pay for doctorate degree

DOCTOR MOISE Moise sews. People can say what they want to. He doesn’t care. Excuse me, that’s Doctor Moise. At least he will be when he officially receives his diploma from successfully graduating from his Ph.D. program in electrical engineering. All that stand between him and that piece of paper—and the career of his dreams—are […]

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Hope Rising: A family’s flood-damaged home is restored

When floodwaters swallowed nearly an entire village, the spirit of survival carried the day. This is one family’s story of perseverance, hope, and restoration.

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One Filter, One Community, Countless Lives Changed

One water filter, countless lives changed! Read how a simple water filter changed the lives of an entire community!

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Update: BGR Responds to Cyclone Idai

The March 14 cyclone, Cyclone Idai, has left a confirmed 447 people dead and nearly 110,000 people displaced in shelters throughout the region. The cyclone directly struck Beira, Mozambique, a city of 500,000 people. In the following days, massive rains and subsequent flooding has been responsible for deaths in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe. Despite the […]

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Aid Raises Hope After Earthquake Claims Man’s Family

Koko lost everything when an earthquake struck Southeast Asia last year. But when emergency supplies arrived, in the middle of his grief, Koko did something truly amazing.

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UPDATE: Cyclone in Mozambique

Cyclone Idai has left a path of destruction and continued flooding.  The current number of deaths is reported to be 84.

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Water Filters Transform a Community

Suparman is a village leader. Wulandari is an elderly widow. They live in the same province as the Darmawan family and Hasan. It’s a large area, home to many with different backgrounds, social standing, occupations, family situations, and interests. Amongst the diversity, however, there is an overarching need that encompasses them all—the need for clean, […]

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