Nicaraguan Nonprofits Pay Heavy Price Due to Civil Unrest

Civil unrest has persisted in Nicaragua since April 2018, when the government made significant cuts to social security benefits. As a result of the violence, many businesses have suffered, and financial losses are not restricted to the for-profit sector. Nonprofit organizations have been particularly hard-hit as donors and volunteer teams have been forced to cancel ...

Global State of Malnutrition Gets Worse

Around the world, the problem of malnutrition continues to get worse… click here for the story. How Cross International is making an impact Cross International believes no child should go to bed hungry, and that’s why we partner with Christian feeding programs around the world. They fill the stomachs of hungry children and share the ...

U.S. and Guatemala Work Together

While U.S. and Guatemalan leaders work together to provide temporary shelter for displaced survivors of the Fuego Volcano eruption, Cross International and its ministry partners have already moved forward with a permanent resettlement plan for 200 families. Cross International President Jim Cavnar recently returned from visiting the resettlement site, where he met a grateful recipient ...

Search for Volcano victims continues

The death toll from Guatemala’s Fuego volcano is at 112 and counting as the search continues for nearly 200 people who have still not been found. The powerful eruption swallowed entire communities, produced many orphans and homeless, and negatively impacted a total of more than 1.7 million Guatemalans. Read the full story. How Cross International ...

Providing Shelter in His Name

Project: Rainbow Network Housing Location: Nicaragua Rainbow Network is a Nicaragua-based Christian ministry that fights poverty through a holistic approach that includes food, health care, education, microenterprise and housing. Over the years that Cross has worked with Rainbow Network, the ministry has impacted thousands of lives and served as a beacon of light and hope ...

Meeting Medical Needs

Project: Medicine Location: Vietnam Evangelism is a challenge in Vietnam, where the Communist government tightly restricts believers’ freedom to share their faith. But Christians have found a way to reach their neighbors without running afoul of the law. Our partner — the community service arm of the Evangelical Church of Vietnam-South — has partnered with ...