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.
The average Haitian has less than 5 years of schooling. We’re working to change that. Do you know our friend Pastor Oville? If you’ve been with us a while, you might. Oville Wilzer was born in Haiti into a family that didn’t know God. An invitation to youth group led him to hear a sermon […]
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’s ministry partner Rainbow Network provides for the needs of the poor in Nicaragua through five areas of outreach: food, housing, health care, education and microenterprise. In all, about 42,000 people are helped by Rainbow Network’s programs – and many of these are children. In the rural area of Nagarote alone, more than 1,200 […]