Nothing in this world is as important to each of us as our physical safety. Today’s world is enmeshed in terrorism, turmoil, gigantic refugee flows, and skyrocketing disease. Where then, on this increasingly violent earth, can people turn for shelter, for physical safety? Some are trapped in India after fleeing their native country of Myanmar. Others have now fled Afghanistan. Conscience International is helping.
Out of the ashes of the Fuego Volcano eruption in San Miguel de Los Lotes in 2018, where so many families lost homes and loved ones, Conscience International has been steadily replacing displaced families (pictured) to new homes and renewed hope in Taxisco, far from volcanos.more
Forced to flee to another country due to a crackdown by the military in their native Myanmar, (Burma), many families from indigenous tribes are now arriving as refugees in India. Conscience International’s local partners are assisting them at Moreh, Manipur State, India, with food, medicine, and basic hygiene supplies.more
In recognition of his 10 years of service as a team member with the World Food Program, Conscience International’s VP of Community Development, Richard Sarker, has been recognized as a Joint Peace Prize Laureate along with others in the WFP, which was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2020. At Conscience International, Sarker has served as Program Director for SE Asia since 2010.more
Without warning, on August 14, a 7.2 earthquake struck Haiti, leaving the population in one of the most poverty-stricken countries on earth devastated again. Buildings collapsed, people have died, and numbers of the dead and injured are climbing. The last quake in 2010 killed more than 220,000 people.more