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Clean water is helping Avril stay safe

Clean water is helping Avril stay safe

Avril used to risk her life every day. Each morning, the 15-year-old would walk more than three miles through an area known for crime and violence. But she didn’t have a choice. She had to make the trip to gather water for her family. Avril knew her route was...
“Look after orphans and widows in their distress …”

“Look after orphans and widows in their distress …”

“We are the people who ran from South Sudan,” Beatrice said as she stood on the outskirts of the Pagirinya refugee camp in Uganda. Beyond her, the camp was overflowing with others who also had fled the violence. But for Beatrice, South Sudan isn’t just a country of...
This letter from a Syrian refugee is heartbreaking

This letter from a Syrian refugee is heartbreaking

You’ve read about the refugee crisis and seen photos in the news. But there’s nothing like hearing about it from someone who is living it. World Help recently received this letter from a Syrian refugee. It’s heartbreaking, but we had to share it. We knew you would...
A medical clinic in Iraq helped save a man — twice!

A medical clinic in Iraq helped save a man — twice!

Jamail barely made it to the refugee camp alive. At the age of 78, he was forced to leave his home near Mosul and flee for his life — traveling over 70 miles on foot without food or water. The invasion of his home was terrifying enough, but the long journey nearly...
The blessing of eating, the power of feeding

The blessing of eating, the power of feeding

“I’m starving to death!” It’s 11:30 a.m., and I’m leaning over the side of my cubicle to complain to a co-worker. It’s been three hours since I’ve eaten breakfast, and I’m already anticipating lunch. I whine as if I’m powerless to stop my stomach from growling. But in...
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