There are three areas of ministry on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt. The people there collect garbage, sort it, and sell it to make a living. They live in unbelievable filth, and the needs are overwhelmingly great. This ministry has three buildings in three different areas that are used to teach Life Skills, Bible Study, sewing projects, kids’ programs, and ladies’ programs.
Paraclete Associate Mike Garner trains Christian leaders throughout the world – in person, over the internet and, now, via a training website. You can access the website at Freedomandlight.com. A donation to this special fund will help him continue his training ministry.
For most of us, literacy is such a part of our everyday world, it’s almost impossible to imagine life without it. But for nearly 300 million adults in South Asia, 68% being women and girls, the darkness and shame of being unable to read, write or do simple math is an everyday reality. The Women’s Empowerment Project, started by Jerry and Marilyn Hogshead, is changing that reality for nearly 600 women involved in twenty adult literacy classes.