At least two-thirds of uneducated children in the world today are girls. Without access to educational opportunities, girls are at a higher risk to become marginalized and exploited. She is more likely to marry early, to contract HIV and AIDS, and has a higher chance of dying during childhood than her educated female peers.
Deforestation rates in Africa are twice the average for the rest of the world. Kenya and Zambia only have about 1-5% of their primary forests remaining, threatening the very environment that people rely on. In the Northeastern region of Kenya, there are additional challenges, with conflict, historical grievances based on land ownership, tribal and
CBM is committed to addressing poverty through projects that help families become confident in their ability to either produce or earn enough money to purchase the amount of food necessary for a healthy and active life, as well as cover family expenses for basic needs like health care, school, housing, etc. In Kenya, a
It shouldn’t matter where in the world you are born, but it does! The poor in developing countries bear a disproportionate burden of communicable diseases and health issues. They have increased exposure and risk through malnutrition, lack of affordable health care services, poor health and unsafe living conditions. Ultimately, it results in a much
The prevalence of hunger is the painful evidence of global inequity and the harsh reality of poverty. CBM is committed to addressing hunger with projects that range from direct food assistance in times of crisis to longer-term food security - helping families to become confident in their ability to either produce or earn enough
We all know what it feels like to have the short end of the stick sometimes. Maybe you’ve been treated unjustly and don’t think you’re getting what you deserve. Have you ever wanted to just shout out, “Hey, it’s not fair.” Whatever the situation, God calls us to cry out to him, but he
CBM’s annual children’s educational mission resource gives kids the opportunity to learn about children in another part of the world through fun activities, crafts and games, Bible lessons, and to respond to God’s love through giving. Children will expand their notion of community in the world, and be moved to action.
Muraho! Hello! Greetings from Rwanda. My name is Rene, and I’m 10 years old, from the Eastern province of Rwanda, in Murehe. I live on a farm. I just came back from school - it was so fun today. We learned math and English, which are two of my favorite subjects. I am the
Hi! Habari! My name is Anne and this is my family. Welcome to our village in rural Kenya. We live in a nice house with two rooms. A typical day for me and my friends looks like this: I wake up at 5:00am. After washing up outside, we eat a little breakfast, usually tea
Hello from India, from the village of Aradaspally! Meet brothers Vija and Siddhartha, who are excited to share about how their small village has been transformed. Siddhartha is 8 years old, and Vija is 10 years old. Their favorite games to play include cricket, the national sport of India, as well as kabbadi, a