God Given Abilities

Deep within the human spirit is a desire and a capability to do wonderful things. Because we were made in the image of God we inherited from Him the desire to create, to accomplish, to make things happen. But God would not give us these desires without also giving us the means to carry them… Continue reading God Given Abilities

Poverty Doesn’t Just “Go Away”

In the slums of Nairobi, the number of young not being able to feed themselves has been growing for many years. But I’m letting you today to let you know that we have just launched an exciting outreach that is registered with the Kenyan government to tackle this important issue head on and how YOU… Continue reading Poverty Doesn’t Just “Go Away”

STREET SMART SISTERS

Girls in Kenya are forced to have in sex in exchange for sanitary productsdue to the prevalence of period poverty and the shame, stigma and public health misinformation which surrounds menstruation. Our Street Smart Sister programme was set up to give these young girls sanitary product packs & food packs as an opportunity not to… Continue reading STREET SMART SISTERS

Almost 400 families hit by flash flooding in Luang Prabang

I have just been in touch with our man Outhai Phommalin, on the ground in Luang Prabang. The Nan District has been devastated by flooding and left 372 families homeless. At present there are no reports of any deaths, thank God, Not only have they lost their homes, they have lost their sources of income,… Continue reading Almost 400 families hit by flash flooding in Luang Prabang

Kampot Girl

It was by the side of the road on the outskirts of Kampot City – a major tourist place in the south of Cambodia, built at the bottom of Bokor Mountain – that we caught sight of the smudge faced little girl, picking through the days rubbish, searching for something to eat. And she rummaged… Continue reading Kampot Girl

We Have To Move From Helping The Poor To Letting The Poor Help

Is there anything we can do that Kenya or Cambodian or Laos cannot? Even though good intentions are abound, we often seek to work for the poor or work with the poor and I know by doing this we suffocate local resourcefulness. By doing this we can further imbed poverty, that is the forms of… Continue reading We Have To Move From Helping The Poor To Letting The Poor Help