Food and Hunger

Food and HungerDESCRIPTION: There is an estimated 800 million people around the world that remain chronically undernourished (Center for Global Development). Although many organizations are fighting the issue of hunger in developing countries, there are many root causes that still need to be addressed such as distribution problems and the cycle of poverty and subsistence…

Domestic Violence

Domestic ViolenceDESCRIPTION: Nearly 40 percent of all murders of women worldwide are carried out by an intimate partner, according to the World Health Organization. One in three women across the globe has experienced physical or sexual violence at the hands of her partner. Women who have been physically or sexually abused by their partners are…

Disabilities

DisabilitiesDESCRIPTION: In many communities in the majority world, children with disabilities face even greater disadvantages in accessing healthcare, education, and resources. Parents love their children but are insufficiently equipped to help them thrive. There are often social stigmas or misconceptions that further isolate these children from their communities. The gospels tell many stories of Jesus’…

Nehemiah Global Initiative, South Korea

Nehemiah Global Initiative, South KoreaDESCRIPTION: Nehemiah Global Initiative (NGI) is a South Korean non-profit established by missionary Kenneth Bae, to protect vulnerable refugees of various nationalities and ethnicities. NGI’s Seoul headquarters was established on October 2017, and since then it has been ceaselessly working to rescue North Korean defectors and helping them to physically and…

Family Preservation

Family PreservationDESCRIPTION: Unless the wellbeing of the family is prioritized in society, we will continue to see increasing numbers of vulnerable children. War, HIV/AIDS and poverty have contributed to the breakdown of family leaving millions of orphaned children. Many of the Local Experts we partner with find themselves in their roles because they simply respond…

Kirehe, Rwanda

Kirehe, RwandaDESCRIPTION: In Kirehe district, Rwanda, Local Experts are working with refugees from Burundi who fled there due to political violence. The total number of Burundian refugees in Rwanda is 88,500, many of whom suffer from HIV/AIDS. Children comprise 47 percent of the refugees and have no access to safe places or education. When hearing…

Nirina, Madagascar

Nirina, MadagascarDESCRIPTION: In Madagascar, Nirina Ministry works with vulnerable children and families. This includes weekly feeding programs that involve Bible stories and games, distribution of school kits, and relief work after hurricanes and other disasters. They have also been given the opportunity to teach elements from the Celebrating Children Workshop on a weekly radio broadcast…

Education

EducationDESCRIPTION: Around the world, children face various barriers to education. There may be a lack of teachers or resources. Some students live amidst conflict and the act of attending school itself is unsafe. Perhaps their families cannot afford to pay the school fees or buy supplies. But, education is critical to protecting children from exploitation,…

Vanitashray, India

Vanitashray, IndiaDESCRIPTION: Anu grew up in India as an orphan, and early on, she knew she wanted to spend her life helping vulnerable children find hope. Now she runs Vanitashray, a ministry for widows and orphans in Pune, India. They provide practical love and care for single mothers, including feeding programs and day-care centers, as…

Create International

Create InternationalDESCRIPTION: Around the world there are billions of people who remain unreached due to a lack of access to the gospel. Many come from oral cultures, with no Bible in their language, and no way to read it even if they had one. Create International shares the gospel with people in these cultures by…