A Family Story of Hope

Penelope and her two younger sisters live in a tiny house built above their grandparents’ home in El Ejido, Dominican Republic. From the busy street below, the girls climb a narrow spiral staircase that opens onto a small landing, which enters into a living space where their mother has a beauty shop. In the shop […]

Just Surviving…

Mama Christine (as she is fondly referred to by her community) is raising her six children alone after she was widowed when devastation (perpetrated by rebels of a different faith) came to her community. Her traumatized neighbors wanted to flee from the area, but they didn’t have that option. “What will happen to us; where […]

The Wolf

There is a saying that “we judge others by their actions, but we judge ourselves by our intentions.” You have likely heard that before. Henry Montesino earned the title of “the Wolf” in his community, a big bitter man who would leap into attack mode at the slightest provocation. The CHE master trainers in his […]

Women are not valued…until now!

In large parts of the developing world women get a very bad deal in being treated as the property of their husbands. Oftentimes, they are not valued in the way God intends for them to be valued, with even less respect than their husbands give to the animals they own! Your heart must be broken […]

They received the same message from God.

Dr. Chris and Jane Palacas are a special couple who lead MAI’s ministry in Uganda. Their story below relates how God led them to start working in Uganda several decades ago. Even as they continue to serve the Lord in what is their third career, they serve Him faithfully with an impact across Uganda that […]

They didn’t trust us

Many women have never learned how valuable they are in God’s eyes until they experienced a Women’s Cycle of Life (WCL) training. Genet in Ethiopia and says, “The men have changed a lot spiritually. Before we were trained in Women’s Cycle of Life, our husbands would never allow us to go out of the home […]

Nigerian Crisis—Women and Children In Need!

Women and children were among the nearly 250 people violently killed in a recent attack in the Plateau State of Nigeria by Fulani herdsmen against predominantly Christian farming communities. Twelve villages were destroyed. Our partners in the Nigerian CHE network immediately responded to the crisis, as several of the affected communities are CHE communities.  Last […]