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Chagas Disease

Chagas disease is a silent killer among the poor in Bolivia. It is transmitted by the Vinchuca insect, which thrives in adobe walls and thatched roofs, common materials used in Bolivian homes. The parasite enters the victim’s bloodstream and can live undetected for decades while quietly destroying their internal organs, especially the heart. If caught

2018-03-26T13:23:54+00:00 Tags: , , |

Pastor’s Living

CBM partners with the Association of Baptist Churches of Rwanda (AEBR) to help restore and renew a country that suffers from high levels of poverty and the legacy of the 1994 Genocide. Effective leadership is needed to bring a hurting community together and provide relevant programming. We seek to equip and empower pastors in local

2018-03-26T13:04:11+00:00 Tags: , |

Jireh

Jireh is a program that focuses on the social, physical, spiritual and emotional needs of street children and teens in the populous city of Cochabamba. The program is run by CBM’s partner in Bolivia, the Bolivian Baptist Union (UBB). Together we are working to address the challenges vulnerable youth face each day. About half of

2018-03-26T13:06:00+00:00 Tags: |

Food Security

The unspeakable violence and loss of life that occurred in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) during the 1998-2003 civil war and afterward, left millions of people displaced and traumatized. The atrocities of this conflict deeply marred civil society. People lost loved ones, their homes, land, livelihoods and suffered horrendous human rights violations and

2018-03-26T11:45:31+00:00 Tags: |

Kids Care – Hey! It’s Not Fair!

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