Thousands upon thousands of Roma people live in Bosnia-Herzegovina, but they are the invisible population.
The government estimates that anywhere between 10,000 and 60,000 Roma are unregistered, which makes accessing schools, hospitals and public resources where they might otherwise receive the help they need far more difficult.
Education can make all the difference in helping a family break the cycle of poverty, especially in Asia where a high emphasis is placed on children caring for their elderly parents.
In Central Asia, there is a story about a weaver who imprudently fell in love with a princess, but then many great loves seem ill advised to those on the outside.
Daily living for a Roma woman is a seemingly endless gauntlet of obstacles and challenges. One dear Roma lady who is involved in our team is Hena. Her name means “the moon,” but her life has not been that bright.
In September, I was in prayer about what direction to take for Feed Cork, whether to develop a social enterprise to help fund our efforts or to grow our community outreach.
The holidays seem to herald their approach these days through the Hallmark channel.
Edang was doing pretty well for herself. She worked for the nearby zoo and had been there for 14 years. The tourist trade in the Philippines made for lively business, and who doesn’t love seeing animals?
Dr. Roger Barrier, retired senior pastor of Casas Church in Tucson, shared a story of an experience that his wife, Julie, had on a missions trip in Brazil.
The recent pandemic continues to affect people around the world in ways that we could have never anticipated at the beginning of 2020.