Today, 1-1.5 million Guatemalan children and their family members live in homes made of dirt floors, cornstalks, mud, sticks, and any other materials they can find. We pray you’ll support Cross International’s Thriving Kids initiative as we build homes for families.
As a writer with Cross International, I’ve been blessed to travel to developing countries to meet our beneficiaries. These men and women of incredible faith graciously open their homes and hearts to me, sharing their stories of how God has worked through donor support to transform their lives, and I’m humbled by what they […]
On a recent trip to Guatemala, I met the Mendoza family, who recently received a sturdy concrete home through the generosity of Cross International benefactors, and our ministry partner, Hope of Life. Before Cross stepped forward to help, the family was living in a crumbling, broken-down shack. Now they have a safe place to raise […]
We recently received an encouraging report from our ministry partner Reencontro in Mozambique! Reencontro shares God’s love with orphans and vulnerable children through housing, education, food and health care. The six children in the Congolo family, Alberto, Jamie, Amelia, Ana, Daniel and Alexandre, live with their AIDS -infected parents, who are also stricken with tuberculosis. […]
Patrocinio’s family of five lived this shelter made of cobbled-together planks. It was better than nothing, but not much. Bad weather made the family miserable. Plus, they cooked inside over fire, so the air in the house was constantly filled with smoke. Their living environment was unhealthy and unsafe. Now they live in this concrete […]