Our ministry partner in Guatemala found Kevin lying alone at home crying, with a leaky diaper and soaking wet clothes. He suffers from severe cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegia and was very malnourished. His family often left him alone during the day. The scars on his lungs suggest that they may even have tried to kill him with dangerous chemicals to relieve themselves of the burden of feeding him.
Below are just a few of the many testimonies we receive about lives being impacted and transformed by the Critical Medical Needs Ministry of Heaven’s Family.
Carolyne first noticed a lump on her chest in 2016. But she didn’t go to the doctor because she couldn’t afford it. She and her husband have seven children and just meeting their basic, daily needs is a struggle. Over time, the lump grew drastically and caused Carolyne severe pain.
Josephine Simiyu, 55, endured more than a decade of suffering and embarrassment due to a large growth protruding from the left side of her neck (see photo). She had no choice but to live with pain because she could not afford to pay for a medical examination.
The sounds of joyful laughing filled the air as little children played, innocent and carefree. Unbeknownst to anyone present, danger lurked right around the corner. Three-year-old Vivian didn't see it—she was playing with her friends. And the neighbor hadn't seen Vivian running towards it.