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Good Will from a Good Well

villagers in india drinking pure water
14Jul

Good Will from a Good Well

Imagine for a moment that you are a believer in India. You were born and raised in an impoverished Hindu village and are now greatly persecuted because of your faith in Jesus. The only water source for your entire village is a single well at a Hindu temple that is controlled by the militant group that is persecuting you.

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22May

Sarojini Drinks in a New Life

This month marks the 7th anniversary of the end of Sri Lanka's bloody civil war. Drastic numbers of Sri Lankan soldiers perished—as did many of the boys and girls who were forced to fight. Sarojini was one such child soldier. Her peaceful, happy life was ripped from her in 2007 at the age of 17. She simply never returned home from school one day.

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01May

Gushing Girl Faith

Ester is a brave, determined 10-year-old girl who lives in Ngongongari—a village in Tanzania that is as remote as it sounds. Ester's father mercilessly beat her, as well as the other five members of her family, and she was feeling desperate for change.

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29Apr

A Well Makes Girls Well

All was not well for the girls living at Jaffna Children's Home. Some were developing skin rashes, while others came down with cases of diarrhea and the flu. After some investigation the cause was found: the shallow water table their well drew from had become contaminated.

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22Mar

Diane’s 2015 Video Report: In My Words [A Safe Water Ministry Mini-Update]

In January, each of Heaven's Family's 21 Focused Ministry Directors gave a short, 10-minute presentation about their accomplishments in 2015 and their upcoming goals for 2016. We're excited about what the Lord has done, and what He has in store for the remainder of this year!

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01Mar

Safe Water Ministry

Another sick child. Shanthi's heart broke seeing one of her little ones ill once again because of drinking contaminated water, but there were no clean water options. Shanthi was too poor to purchase bottled water or fuel to boil the contaminated water she drew from her village's only supply, water that required her to hike for hours every day.

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26Feb

Floating Noah’s Ark

Sadly, children with disabilities are often neglected, unwanted and abused in many parts of the world, including Uganda. Some parents want to care for their child, but lack the necessary skills or are too poor to do so properly. Victoria Namusisi has been caring for children with special needs, orphans and the unwanted for many years as the founder of Noah's Ark Christian School in Entebbe. She has become Mother to many, loving, nurturing and teaching them to love the Lord and be as successful in life as they can be.

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12Feb

Water flowing freely in Khawpui Chipp

Khawpui Chipp is a rural Christian village in the remote mountains of Myanmar, populated by Falam and Mizo tribal groups. Two miles from the village a well and cistern were installed to access an underground mountain water source. The villagers provided the labor to dig trenches and laid PVC piping to bring the safe, clean water directly to their village, where it is stored in a second cistern.

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