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Can You Use 100 Dollars?

Stephanie was raised in the Seventh-day Adventist Church and has been familiar with serving those in need through the church’s organizations all her life. Like so many Adventists, she grew up knowing her local Dorcas Society, and she learned about ADRA from an aunt and uncle who served with us

Nomvula’s Story

My Day by Nomvula 5:00 AM – Household chores 5:30 AM – Collect water (walking a mile in each direction) 6:30 AM – Walk to school (1 ½ miles) 7:00 AM – Classes begin Before Nomvula even sits down for her first lesson, the 14-year-old has already done two hours

Supporter Spotlight: Doreen’s Story

ADRA supporter Doreen grew up on Saint Helena Island, a very small island in the Atlantic. One of the most isolated places in the world, the island has less than 5,000 habitants and is best known as the place where Napoleon Bonaparte spent his exile and eventually died. The island

What’s in a Well (besides water)?

We know ADRA supporters love wells as much as we do, but have you ever wondered what else is involved with providing a water source besides the drilling truck? ADRA works with each individual community to make sure a lot of vital factors are considered. Safety. The story you’ll read

Uncertain Survival in eSwatini

Have you heard of eSwatini? You may be more familiar with the country’s former name, Swaziland. To celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2018, the country was renamed eSwatini by King Mswati III. The tiny nation located between South Africa and Mozambique has a population of 1.1 million. One-third of that

Essentials for a Good Life

Every day, Rufo and his wife Fanny head out very early in the morning. The couple who recently migrated to Colombia from Venezuela collect materials for recycling and hauling in the city they now call home, which is how they earn money. “We live on a daily income, even if

ADRA Responds to Disasters in Haiti

When the 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti, Dumont was outside his house with several of his children. His wife and remaining children were attending a funeral at a church nearby, and he was completing some last-minute yardwork before joining them at the service. Dumont heard an unusual noise and he

ADRA Angels Q&A

One of the most effective ways you can support ADRA is to join our monthly giving program, ADRA Angels! With the growing popularity of monthly giving, we get a lot of questions about ADRA Angels, so we sat down with our Associate Director of Annual Giving, Shelley Nolan Freesland, who

Damy’s Story

3 Things that Make Madagascar’s Hunger Crisis Unique Experts are reporting this is the first hunger crisis in modern history to be caused by climate change. After four years of consecutive droughts, current conditions are the worst the country has experienced in 40 years. Thousands of families in southern Madagascar

Healthy Lives for All

Every person on Earth is born with the right to a healthy life. So many factors have a direct effect on our health, and often the difference between a long life of good health and a life of chronic illness or early death comes down to access. When we lack

Can You Use 100 Dollars?

Stephanie was raised in the Seventh-day Adventist Church and has been familiar with serving those in need through the church’s organizations all her life. Like so many Adventists, she grew up knowing her local Dorcas Society, and she learned about ADRA from an aunt and uncle who served with us

Nomvula’s Story

My Day by Nomvula 5:00 AM – Household chores 5:30 AM – Collect water (walking a mile in each direction) 6:30 AM – Walk to school (1 ½ miles) 7:00 AM – Classes begin Before Nomvula even sits down for her first lesson, the 14-year-old has already done two hours

Supporter Spotlight: Doreen’s Story

ADRA supporter Doreen grew up on Saint Helena Island, a very small island in the Atlantic. One of the most isolated places in the world, the island has less than 5,000 habitants and is best known as the place where Napoleon Bonaparte spent his exile and eventually died. The island

What’s in a Well (besides water)?

We know ADRA supporters love wells as much as we do, but have you ever wondered what else is involved with providing a water source besides the drilling truck? ADRA works with each individual community to make sure a lot of vital factors are considered. Safety. The story you’ll read

Uncertain Survival in eSwatini

Have you heard of eSwatini? You may be more familiar with the country’s former name, Swaziland. To celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2018, the country was renamed eSwatini by King Mswati III. The tiny nation located between South Africa and Mozambique has a population of 1.1 million. One-third of that

Essentials for a Good Life

Every day, Rufo and his wife Fanny head out very early in the morning. The couple who recently migrated to Colombia from Venezuela collect materials for recycling and hauling in the city they now call home, which is how they earn money. “We live on a daily income, even if

ADRA Responds to Disasters in Haiti

When the 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti, Dumont was outside his house with several of his children. His wife and remaining children were attending a funeral at a church nearby, and he was completing some last-minute yardwork before joining them at the service. Dumont heard an unusual noise and he

ADRA Angels Q&A

One of the most effective ways you can support ADRA is to join our monthly giving program, ADRA Angels! With the growing popularity of monthly giving, we get a lot of questions about ADRA Angels, so we sat down with our Associate Director of Annual Giving, Shelley Nolan Freesland, who

Damy’s Story

3 Things that Make Madagascar’s Hunger Crisis Unique Experts are reporting this is the first hunger crisis in modern history to be caused by climate change. After four years of consecutive droughts, current conditions are the worst the country has experienced in 40 years. Thousands of families in southern Madagascar

Healthy Lives for All

Every person on Earth is born with the right to a healthy life. So many factors have a direct effect on our health, and often the difference between a long life of good health and a life of chronic illness or early death comes down to access. When we lack

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