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Feb. 19, 2020
Prevention is better than cure. But what if you can't access either? Too poor to afford things like vitamins, fruits and vegetables—or routine doctor visits—families in poverty are left vulnerable against simple diseases, which can eventually threaten lives. Many in poor communities have also never been taught basic health and hygiene principles, which puts their families at additional risk of disease.
Some of the most common diseases in Asia are curable—even preventable. But many are suffering and dying from these treatable ailments. A cold can develop into pneumonia and burns go untreated (watch a video below about a burn victim...
Feb. 5, 2020
It was supposed to be Lochani’s first day of school, but it was not a happy day for her. Her family had lost everything in a fire that day—and now her parent...
Jan. 22, 2020
When André read Revolution in World Missions in 2004, it stirred afresh the burden God had given him after visiting a country where there were no churches.
Jan. 8, 2020
Jenya lived with her grandparents on a tea plantation where they worked. The rest of her family lived on another tea plantation more than 30 miles away. Once...
Dec. 23, 2019
Carols and hot chocolate, red and green lights, time with family and friends, these are all things that remind us Christmas is on it's way.
Dec. 3, 2019
A cold wave had descended on the village where Balaark, a GFA-supported national worker, served. Each day, the bite of the wind and the falling temperature g...
Nov. 14, 2019
Community events are an important part of our lives at GFA. They play a vital role in allowing us to serve our neighbours and build relationships within Ston...