It’s travel day. Could not have come at a better time. Our youngest daughter Lydia has joined me. What an awesome time to spend together out in the field. Conscience International and Give Me Shelter Ministries will once again join forces and continue where we left off last trip. Our vision is to help relocate some of the volcano victims with land and a home.more
Standing in a cramped aluminum container building with two small folding desks, a bench, and an essential wall unit air conditioner, Conscience International Program Coordinator Jeremy Holloman is at the center of a turbulent village of 5,000 refugees from thirty nations.more
Arriving at the ravine between the two villages of Cayette and Furon we heard children singing. They were waiting for us. It was so cool singing songs with the kids and seeing them dancing and behaving so well while waiting for their gifts.more
Recognizing Nigeria’s urgent need for more trained psycho-social counselors, Conscience International has formed a partnership with Richmont Graduate University, Marietta, GA, USA, and The Educator, an aid organization in Nigeria, to sponsor this summer’s Trauma Counseling Workshop in Lagos, Nigeria.more
Nurse Toni Belanger picked up a doll and wrapped its legs and abdomen with gauze to mimic the dressings of the three-year-old burn victim.
The little girl had been severely scarred when her dress caught fire and stuck to her chest, neck, lower face, shin and arms.more
Because of the Boko Haram insurgency, the people of northeastern Nigeria have become some of the most vulnerable people to violence, poverty, disease and lack of development in all of Africa.more
The northeastern part of Nigeria, especially the area around Maidugeri, has suffered numerous attacks over several years from the fanatical Boko Haram terrorist army.more
Shamboughanj is a small remote village in the mountains of Bangladesh. Besides being the most densely populated country in the world, it is also one of the poorest.
One of the programs implemented by Richard Sarker, Conscience International’s Southeast Asia Program Director, provides goats to widows so they can support their families.more