Chikankata Clean Water Project – Zambia

04. September 2009 Africa, Water 0
Anthony Watson and Gift Munkombwe from the Chikankata Clean Water Project took some time to thank our Cross donors for their support. Cross helps to provide wells, latrines, rubbish pits, and hygienic dish racks, plus health education, for impoverished rural communities in Zambia. Check out this new video report from Anthony and Gift on the ...

Meet John M Ng’andu

Bishop John M Ng’andu of the Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia has seen firsthand the devastating consequences of HIV/AIDS for children in Africa. He recently sent his sincere thanks to Cross International and our benefactors for supporting orphaned and vulnerable children in his Grace Ministries program. Click on the video below to see what he had ...

Church Based Medical Care

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A rich man’s change of heart

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Progress begins with a prayer

Here at Cross, we begin our workdays with an hour of prayer and devotions. The secular world might consider that hour a waste of time and productivity, but we know it is only by God’s grace that we are able to produce anything at all. We would rather be carried on God’s shoulders to the ...