Partner Spotlight: Rainbow Network

23. July 2013 children, Food 1
Cross International’s ministry partner Rainbow Network provides for the needs of the poor in Nicaragua through five areas of outreach: food, housing, health care, education and microenterprise. In all, about 42,000 people are helped by Rainbow Network’s programs – and many of these are children. In the rural area of Nagarote alone, more than 1,200 ...

Fighting Malnutrition

“Today, a man working in the field gets paid just enough at the end of his hot day to buy a bowl of rice to share with his wife and 3 or 4 kids. No beans… just rice.  If he doesn’t go back to that field in tomorrow’s 95 degree tropical sun, the family has ...

Black Friday

23. November 2012 Food 0
Black Friday deals appeal to a wide range of people, and what gets you up and out of bed at 4am may completely fail to motivate someone else. Whatever deals entice you to stand in long lines and endure rough crowds; you do it because there is a reward in the end. You’ve fought and ...

Arms of Love

11. October 2012 Food, Latin America 0
To look at this happy 7-year-old you’d never know her young life had such a tragic start. By the time Meyling came to Arms of Love in Nicaragua, she’d been abused and abandoned, and her little brother had just died of starvation. And then she was truly embraced by ‘Arms of Love.’ In her new ...

From Street Life to Farm Life

24. July 2012 Food 0
We’ve received another great success story from Kaigiban Ministry, a Cross International ministry partner in the Philippines that’s transforming the lives of the homeless. Edwin Agcofra used to be the sort of man who instilled fear rather than friendliness. Seeing him, those who passed by would avert their eyes and pull their children close. Consumed ...

Soul Food

26. April 2012 children, education, Food 0
The folks at Elohim Christian School let us know how much they appreciate our help to feed their students in the very poor area of Arequipa, Peru: “The children have a nutritious cup of avena (porridge) cooked with fruit, which is served at 10.15 am. This means that those children who have come to school ...