In Ghana, the dry seasons have been longer this year while the fertile rainy seasons have shortened. In rural northern Ghana where Bu Roman Catholic Primary School is located– which is attended by many sponsored students from our Nandom site. Due to its rural location, the school faces many challenges and access to water has been an ongoing issue.
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Our critical needs fund improves and saves lives around the world. In this case, our friend Ilona in our Pochaiv site, Ukraine, was living a happy and healthy life. When suddenly, the doctor found something concerning at her annual check up.
Ilona’s doctor suspected she had diabetes. But for this condition to appear so suddenly and progress so rapidly, they needed to send for highly specialized diagnostic tests, some of which come with steep price tags. Unfortunately, the tests confirmed the doctor’s diagnosis.
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Nadiya and her husband, Ihor, live with their six children in a little village about 80 km outside of Ternopil city in Ukraine. They practice their Christian faith together every day praying the rosary and regularly attending mass to receive communion.
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A child and their family benefit through sponsorship in many ways. For instance, helping to restore a home. This was the case for Stephen’s family. Stephen is 79 years old and is the guardian of his two young grandchildren. They lived in a house without a proper floor, stable roof, or even a firm foundation – which was a danger for all the family. Furthermore, they lacked food and household necessities.
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Vanessa is the oldest of six children in her family, and, in her own words, “this is my journey towards attaining my first ever dream.”
Continue reading “Vanessa’s graduation is a dream come true”
The Cañete site in Peru runs the Santa Ana soup kitchen, which is attended daily by numerous children, teens, and adults. Most of them struggle with food insecurity and have signs of malnutrition and anemia.
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Most houses in the Samar site are flimsy structures made of light materials. This means that when typhoons or low-pressure storms hit the Philippines during the rainy season, houses are extremely susceptible to damage or collapse.
Continue reading “Eleven new houses for our Samar site families”
One of the communities our Meru site in Kenya serves is Kangeta and the population relies on small-scale agriculture and animal husbandry. Unfortunately, the rainfall amount they receive each year classifies the region as “semi-arid.” This leads to water shortages and travel long distances for families in search of water.
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When you “Join My Journey,” God transforms your life through love. In today’s featured journey, we learn about compassion, generosity, transformation, hope, and gratitude. This journey wouldn’t be possible without you, the Chalice community, and Chalice in Schools. Because of you, there is hope in our sites.
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This close-knit family of eight have a way of standing out in a crowd.
“It is simply impossible for them to get by unnoticed,” the Ternopil sponsor site staff write. “Every Sunday you can see them in church, wearing humble but neat clothing, standing together with their hands folded in prayer.” The family has never missed a celebration at their church, always all together: Parents Oleh and Oksana, Nazariy, Olha-Mariya, Sofiya, Oksana, Matviy, and Ivan.
Continue reading “Faith, union, and solidarity is what makes Sofiyas’s family stronger in Ukraine”