For the past few months, we have been working with one of our missionaries in SE Asia, helping ten different families living in poverty-stricken conditions. Many of them live on less than a dollar a day. Our church has already purchased a male and female goat for each family. This purchase will help provide sustainability as each family can now grow a goat herd, produce meat for their families, and possibly even grow the herd and sell the goats to make an income.
In helping these families, we have learned of another significant need. For the past 15 years, one of the families has been living in a cave (pictured above). The wife and mother died a few years ago, and now the father is raising four kids on his own.
Due to security concerns, we cannot identify this family or their exact location.
As a church, we want to bless this family with a new home, which can easily cost a few thousand dollars. When we say home, we are not talking about anything extravagant. Many homes in this region are framed and then covered with sticks, straw, and possibly a tin metal roof.
Building a house is not as simple as buying supplies at the hardware store and having a truck deliver them. They live in a region that is only accessible by a two-day walk from the nearest road. We are not going to let that stop us!
In the spirit of Christmas, would you consider helping us raise
to build this family a home?
Our Missions Team will be matching dollar for dollar what is given, up to $1,500. Which means the first $1,500 will automatically be doubled. On top of that, our church is covering all processing fees; thus, 100% of what is given will go directly to help this family.
If more funds come in than what is needed, we will send all the money to our missionary to provide clothes and blankets for these ten families. There are about 50 individuals in these families, and at $120 per person to provide these items, it is estimated that it would cost about $6,000. If more comes in, we will provide food items such as rice, cooking oil, lentil, soap, and salt.
More than anything we want to help bless these families. If you would like to help, you can click the "GIVE NOW" button.