Nicaragua was one of the fastest-growing economies in Central America until political unrest and violence exploded in April 2018. Today, over half of the population lives in extreme poverty, without access to clean water, electricity, education and medical care.
For more than a decade, our strategic ministry partnerships in Guatemala have helped children and families affected by poverty and abuse. Since 2006, we’ve worked alongside these partners, and we’re excited about what is ahead! Casa Bernabé Ministries provides hope and healing to children rescued by Guatemalan courts from neglect, abuse, or abandonment. Once placed […]
What happens when a child is given basic needs, education and words of hope and affirmation through the love of Christ? They thrive. That’s Edgar’s story, and it was out of a vision for stories like his that Thriving Kids began. Edgar was born in Guatemala. Here, and in places like Haiti and Zambia, children […]
Cross International is proud to work in Guatemala, a vibrant country with a colorful culture. From bright textile patterns to the sounds of marimba to the delicious flavors of its cuisine, Guatemala is a lively mixture of indigenous Mayan, European, and Caribbean influences. This blend is reflected in the many languages spoken here. In addition […]
You can learn a lot about underprivileged kids just by praying with them. Recently, our Director for International Programs, Zach Oles, got a chance to join a prayer circle with a group of at-risk kids in Ecuador. What they shared gave us insight into their daily lives and why the work Cross is supporting there […]