Month: October 2013

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They Had 5 Babies and One Can of Formula – THE HOUSE OF JOY

The House of Joy is one of those amazing ministries that we support through Streams of Mercy. They are located in the remote Rift Valley region of Ethiopia. This orphanage currently has five babies who have been abandoned or relinquished. We visited the House of Joy in March, just before it was launched. No babies were in the home yet,

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The Forsaken Children

We arrived at The Forsaken Children and I was once again struck by the scope of their ministries to street children. There are 100,000 children living on the streets of Addis Ababa. When I heard that statistic, I was overwhelmed by the desperate need of those kids. But, the Forsaken Children staff are reaching out to the children of the streets

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Hunger Is Heavier Than This Food The elderly woman stood bent over and very frail. We were at the food distribution for destitute widows in the city of Adama, several years ago. This was their monthly food distribution. 20 widows would receive a life-sustaining gift of food that day. It was enough food to sustain them for the next 30

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