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Forgotten in Kenya: Hard Stories from a Hunger Crisis

When we share stories with you about the people and communities ADRA serves, it’s important to us that the unjust reality of life for our neighbors around the world is seen and never forgotten. ADRA’s purpose is to serve humanity so all may live as God intended, and our hope

What’s it like Being an ADRA Humanitarian?

Humanitarian work is a unique career. Those who are called to this line of work are frequently faced with some of the world’s most heartbreaking challenges, but the results are intensely rewarding.  Three of ADRA’s staff members from around the world shared a little bit about their humanitarian careers. Who:

Afghanistan: Blinded by War

Meher grew up along the route of the famous Silk Road, which once made its way through his home country of Afghanistan. With no formal education, he became a farmer and did extra field work for others to support his family. “I had no major complaints in life as life

Whoever. Wherever. Whenever.

ADRA is blessed to be able to honor refugees, and all those who have been displaced, through our work every day. But, that doesn’t mean we don’t look forward to celebrating World Refugee Day on June 20 and World Refugee Sabbath, which falls on June 18 this year. This year,

Milk Jugs & Change for Goats & Chickens

Elianne was on a mission. Making her way around her neighborhood, with her big brother by her side, the young girl knocked on door after door. “Hi, do you have any change?” she asked everyone who answered. “I’m getting money so I can buy a chicken for some people in

Don’t Come Home

Oriana’s mother doesn’t want her to come home. It may not sound like something a loving mother would want, but telling her daughter to stay away may be the most loving thing this mother could do. Years ago, Oriana fled Venezuela with her husband and their young daughter, Lucia, who

Churches, Schools, and Groups Show Support for Ukraine and ADRA

The ADRA family has been overwhelmed with prayers, donations, and other support from our community of supporters across the country and around the world! We are so grateful because the power of your prayers is very real, and monetary support is vital in a crisis like this when flexibility is

A Mother’s Decision to Flee

ADRA is blessed to meet amazing mothers in our work every day. These are the kind of mothers who would do anything, give up everything, and go anywhere for their children. Mothers like Masha and Glendys.  These two women have lived vastly different lives, but they are united by the

7 More Crises Where Your Support is Active

While the world’s attention remains on the continuing Ukrainian humanitarian crisis, your support is helping us make sure that others living in crisis conditions aren’t forgotten. Here are seven more countries where ongoing humanitarian crises have uprooted lives and forced people from their homes. YEMEN This month, Yemen passed the

Two Times a Refugee

Nina is an 82-year-old grandmother from Ukraine. The night before ADRA met her, she boarded a train with her sister and her sister’s husband and left her home country to escape the violence of the conflict. This evacuation is not Nina’s first time fleeing a conflict. In 1941, Nina was

Forgotten in Kenya: Hard Stories from a Hunger Crisis

When we share stories with you about the people and communities ADRA serves, it’s important to us that the unjust reality of life for our neighbors around the world is seen and never forgotten. ADRA’s purpose is to serve humanity so all may live as God intended, and our hope

What’s it like Being an ADRA Humanitarian?

Humanitarian work is a unique career. Those who are called to this line of work are frequently faced with some of the world’s most heartbreaking challenges, but the results are intensely rewarding.  Three of ADRA’s staff members from around the world shared a little bit about their humanitarian careers. Who:

Afghanistan: Blinded by War

Meher grew up along the route of the famous Silk Road, which once made its way through his home country of Afghanistan. With no formal education, he became a farmer and did extra field work for others to support his family. “I had no major complaints in life as life

Whoever. Wherever. Whenever.

ADRA is blessed to be able to honor refugees, and all those who have been displaced, through our work every day. But, that doesn’t mean we don’t look forward to celebrating World Refugee Day on June 20 and World Refugee Sabbath, which falls on June 18 this year. This year,

Milk Jugs & Change for Goats & Chickens

Elianne was on a mission. Making her way around her neighborhood, with her big brother by her side, the young girl knocked on door after door. “Hi, do you have any change?” she asked everyone who answered. “I’m getting money so I can buy a chicken for some people in

Don’t Come Home

Oriana’s mother doesn’t want her to come home. It may not sound like something a loving mother would want, but telling her daughter to stay away may be the most loving thing this mother could do. Years ago, Oriana fled Venezuela with her husband and their young daughter, Lucia, who

Churches, Schools, and Groups Show Support for Ukraine and ADRA

The ADRA family has been overwhelmed with prayers, donations, and other support from our community of supporters across the country and around the world! We are so grateful because the power of your prayers is very real, and monetary support is vital in a crisis like this when flexibility is

A Mother’s Decision to Flee

ADRA is blessed to meet amazing mothers in our work every day. These are the kind of mothers who would do anything, give up everything, and go anywhere for their children. Mothers like Masha and Glendys.  These two women have lived vastly different lives, but they are united by the

7 More Crises Where Your Support is Active

While the world’s attention remains on the continuing Ukrainian humanitarian crisis, your support is helping us make sure that others living in crisis conditions aren’t forgotten. Here are seven more countries where ongoing humanitarian crises have uprooted lives and forced people from their homes. YEMEN This month, Yemen passed the

Two Times a Refugee

Nina is an 82-year-old grandmother from Ukraine. The night before ADRA met her, she boarded a train with her sister and her sister’s husband and left her home country to escape the violence of the conflict. This evacuation is not Nina’s first time fleeing a conflict. In 1941, Nina was

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