RESCUING YOUNG LIVES THROUGH PRAYER AND MEALS
Overseeing hundreds of schoolchildren is no easy task. The task becomes harder when those students live in Africa’s largest slum. Florence Njuguna, principal of Future Leaders Education Centre in Kibera, Kenya, sees the challenges every day as her students arrive. Many are too hungry to think straight. Some shiver from sickness. Others are covered in bruises or burn marks. How could any educator expect children in these conditions to grow, thrive and learn about God’s love?
HELPING PROVIDE FOR REFUGEES IN CRISIS
In recent weeks, we have all seen the heartbreaking images as hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees make desperate attempts to reach the shores of Europe. Some never make it, their boats capsizing in the tempestuous Mediterranean Sea. Others who do make it now stand on the shores of a foreign continent with little support or resources. Some are rejected and turned away. One report made global headlines when a three-year-old was found dead in the incoming tide after a boat capsized.