My name is Rajiya which means “hope.” I live in the Middle East and am a Chaldean Christian. In the course of the last two years I lost hope. A militant group has been wreaking havoc across our land. They have kidnapped my people, driven us from our villages, and
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Picking up a book to learn a complex computer program takes a special gift. But it’s especially difficult for Deaf people like Panuwat Manee, the video editor for the Thai Sign Language team.
Thai Sign Language is visually dynamic, but reading is static and two-dimensional, says Panuwat.
The battle to liberate Mosul, Iraq, from the clutches of the Islamic State has been brutal on the hundreds of thousands of families that live in the Nineveh plains. More than 358,000 innocent men, women, and children have fled their homes with little to no earthly possessions. Too
Clean water and proper sanitation and hygiene methods are vital to preventing the spread of disease. In most impoverished countries, people lack access to sanitary facilities and clean water or are often completely unaware of safe hygienic practices. The Philippines is one such country, where more than 26
Each year, World Medical Mission—the medical arm of Samaritan’s Purse—sends hundreds of doctors, nurses, dentists, and other healthcare professionals to mission hospitals in dozens of countries. The ministry also provides these hospitals and clinics with much needed medical equipment.
One such hospital is Chitokoloki Mission Hospital in the
In February 2017, an EF3 tornado tore through New Orleans East, damaging or destroying more than 700 homes.
“My house looked like a war zone. It was very scary,” said Christine, a homeowner from New Orleans East. “Everything was gone and we had to gut the house. I had
Although Liberia is now declared Ebola-free, the effects of the 2014 epidemic continue to impact vulnerable people—particularly women who lost their husbands to the deadly virus. Many have been exiled from their communities, left to support themselves and their children with no means to earn a living.
Each summer, Samaritan’s Purse welcomes up to 160 military couples—each with a spouse injured in combat or combat-related activity since September 11, 2001—to Samaritan Lodge Alaska for a marriage enrichment experience. Through Operation Heal Our Patriots, husbands and wives spend an entire week together away from the distractions
Hope rises on the face of this mother who has just received medicine for her child during a medical mission outreach to Guatemala. What price would you pay to help your child feel better? Because Blessings provides all medicine at no cost to patients, there was great joy
Disasters can occur at any moment, in any part of the world. Blessings International stands ready to help the suffering by supplying emergency medical relief teams with the pharmaceuticals and medical supplies they need to save lives when catastrophes strike.
Just last year, Haiti and other Caribbean countries