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Life in Guatemala

Life in Guatemala

“Tiwaj.” It’s not every day that a Pokomchi* person tells me that. That one little word (pronounced tee-WAH) means “I love you.” I smile big and say “Thank you!” And it means a lot to me. I’ve known Amanda, the 18-year-old girl who said it, since she was a small child.  When she was a toddler, […]

 

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Hope for Orphans in India

Missionary Ventures Great Britain shares news about an ongoing project in Isnapur, India that will make a big impact in this community and change lives for a group of orphans. Read the full story here.

 

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Life After Retirement

FOX 13 News Dale and Kaye Brooks share about their life after retirement.

 

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Supercyclone Pam Devastates Vanuatu

Supercyclone Pam Devastates Vanuatu

According to one UN agency, Supercyclone Pam looks to be one of the worst disasters to have ever hit the Pacific. Category Five Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu with devastating force with sustained wind speeds over 260 kilometers per hour that has devastated villages and communities. Food crops have been destroyed, drinking water has been contaminated, […]

 

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Gift for a Fellow Classmate in Nicaragua

Gift for a Fellow Classmate in Nicaragua

The middle school students learning at ESVO a vocational school in Managua, Nicaragua have turned their training into a practical and helpful gift. The students in the 8th grade welding class made a walker for their classmate, David. He has Cerebral Palsy and just had an operation that would allow him to use a walker. […]

 

Great Loss and Urgent Prayer Needed

MVI has experienced a great loss as a family today. This morning (April 18) Norberto and Julie Kurrle and their children (Field Coordinators in Paraguay) were involved in a car accident and Julie and their son Timmy were killed. She was killed at the scene and their son Timmy died in his father’s arms on the way to the hospital. Their little girl is still hospitalized and we understand is in good condition. Norberto was not significantly injured in the accident. Julie is sister to Dave Beam who works in our office here in Orlando.

Our hearts are broken and we are grieving this loss, but we know that Julie and Timmy are fully alive in heaven now and this separation from them is only momentary.

Please, lift up Norberto and daughter Anahi in prayer.

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