Stories & Testimonies

Stories & Testimonies

Below are just a few of the many testimonies we receive about lives being impacted and transformed by the Micro-Loan Ministry of Heaven’s Family.

01 Jan

The Unemployable Employer

Samwell Juma is a smart, young Kenyan man who had run out of options. After graduating from a local college with a degree in computer technology, Samwell applied and interviewed everywhere he could think of, but no one wanted to hire him. As smart as Samwell was, potential employers had misgivings during interviews. Samwell was becoming desperate. He had a wife and baby boy to support.

17 Dec

Pigonomics [David’s 1st Photo Blog from Myanmar]

Over the past two weeks I've been navigating jeep trails carved into the steep mountains of Myanmar's (Burma's) Chin State, visiting remote villages served by Heaven's Family. In some cases, when those trails have become too narrow for our Land Cruiser, our team of three has transferred to motorcycles. The going has been slow. At the most, we've advanced 90 miles in 10 hours.

07 Mar

Jesus Lives in Goma [David’s 6th and Final Blog from East Africa]

It is always amazing to see children, who live under the world’s worst circumstances, smiling. Six of our eight team members traveled overland from Rwanda to the Democratic Republic of Congo–or the DRC for short. Right across Rwanda’s border is the city of Goma, a […]

01 Mar

Thirteen Upgraded Bachelors

There was a saying among the neighboring villages: "Don't marry a man from Satawm—or you'll be carrying water the rest of your life." That's because Satawm's residents, all slash-and-burn subsistence farmers, were never assisted by any international development organizations—as were residents of many neighboring villages—with funding for water reservoirs and piping to bring water to their village. From Satawm's founding in 1860, wives had been carrying water up steep mountain slopes for drinking, cooking, washing and bathing, day after day. It was enough to incline eligible bachelorettes in the region to dodge the eyes of Satawm's bachelors.

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