Hurricane Florence Slams into North Carolina
As Hurricane Florence begins cutting into the eastern United States, Medical Teams International is poised to respond. More than one million Americans have been told to leave their homes and evacuate to temporary shelters capable of weathering the high winds…
Daughter and Father Share Love of Volunteering
Neither Aashna nor her father Keshavan can explain how it happened. Whether it was through some subtle luck of the gene lottery – a shared desire to do good, passed down through the bloodline – or whether it was fostered…
Taking a Deep Breath in Bangladesh
For many refugees fleeing Bangladesh, their suffering doesn’t end with the arduous journey to the camp.
Three Years, Two Teams, One Boy
January 2015 The young boy stood among the small crowd, watchful of the visitors who’d entered the village. Among the girls wearing brightly colored huipiles and boys in their guayabera shirts, Daniel stood out because of the white towel covering his…
How Amina Escaped the Slaughter
Amina’s voice shook as she began to cry, “I remember seeing those 18 men dead, and all I wanted to do was leave.” They’d heard the gunfire while the military was still in the distance, so 18 men (including four…
Water on the Rooftops
“It was little more than a water-filled pit, an open-air cistern exposed to filth and wild animals. But this was Juana and Florencio’s only source of water in the rural highlands of Guatemala.”
Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Giving
When the wind whips the wheat on Millie Moore-Voll’s ranch, there’s electricity in the air.
This is her legacy for the world’s most vulnerable…
Rasha Brings Hope to Her Settlement
“Mom, we’re dying – we’re dying, mom!”
All she could do was stand stone-footed, unable to move.
Cambodia: Inspiring Refugees Everywhere
Cambodia will always hold a special place in our hearts. Find out why!
Haiti: Rebounding From Disasters
There’s a saying in Haitian Creole that articulates the sentiments of so many, Ou pa ka viv san espwa. Translated, it means: “You can’t live without hope.” Haitians now live with more hope because of your years of support…