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Mom, Where are the Vegetables?

Obed is a typical rural farmer in a dry region of Rwanda. Over the last two years, his life has been completely transformed by the training that he and his wife have received from an ADRA project. Here is his story, in his own words.

2019-05-16T16:39:38-04:00March 26th, 2019|

Deadly Cyclone Devastates Southeastern Africa

Cyclone Idai has left a path of death and destruction through the countries of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. The power of the wind and the rains have ripped off roofs, torn houses apart, and swept people away into the floodwaters. It is feared that over 1,000 people have died and that number is [...]

2019-03-21T11:22:12-04:00March 20th, 2019|

A New Smile for Mohammed

Mohammed lives with his family in a small village in Yemen. The ongoing conflict in the country makes it difficult for his father to find work and the family daily faces challenges of hunger and poverty. Born with a cleft lip and palate, Mohammed has endured a lot of sadness and pain in his short [...]

2019-05-16T13:22:34-04:00February 28th, 2019|

ADRA Connections – Extreme Peru Trip 2019

Calling all Canadian students under the age of 26.  You are invited to participate in a service adventure with ADRA this summer in Peru!  Watch the video and click on the links below for more information. This Connections trip is being organized by ADRA International in Maryland, US.  All cost estimates are [...]

2019-02-28T15:31:40-04:00February 28th, 2019|

Healthier and Happier

Khean lives in a small village in Cambodia. The Khmer Rouge were still quite active in her childhood and her family’s lives were difficult. Her parents were rice farmers.

2019-05-16T16:39:53-04:00February 28th, 2019|

A Happy Life

ADRA is teaching families about the equal sharing of responsibilities at home. Vorn grew up thinking that there are certain tasks that are “women’s work.” See what happened once he learned that to have a “happy life, you need a happy wife.”

2019-03-27T11:14:50-04:00February 15th, 2019|