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 themContinue 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 YOUContinue 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 toContinue 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 rummagedContinue 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 ofContinue reading “We Have To Move From Helping The Poor To Letting The Poor Help”

Poverty in Laos

Facts About Poverty in Laos 90% of Lao people live off of $1,25 a day.  Laos is the most bombed country in history because of World War II. The U.S. dropped more than 2 million tons of ordnance over Laos during 580,000 bomb missions. 50 people a year are killed from unexploded bombs left overContinue reading “Poverty in Laos”

Persecution in Laos

As Christians who live in the western world, we can freely worship and share our faith on a daily basis. However it is not like this for all Christians across the globe and especially in Laos. Let me introduce to Mr Yeh, 27 years old and his wife, Dom, 25 years old. Born into theContinue reading “Persecution in Laos”