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Summer English classes are already in full swing for the Syrian refugees. We’ve been so busy with ongoing refugee medical issues and the classes themselves I realized this weekend I never posted about the program since it began last month! We’ve had upwards of 60+ students coming on some days, though the steady…(Read More)

haiti relief mission

Devastated once again by a hurricane, Haiti needs help to avoid an even greater disaster Haiti needs help. The UN estimates over 1.4 million people are in urgent need after Hurricane Matthew devastated the country October 4th, 2016. Over 540 people are dead, and thousands more may die from cholera if they don’t…(Read More)

It was recently that time of year back in the USA where families wrapped up their summer vacations, shopped the back to school sales, and trucked their kids back to school. School is back in session, and two semesters of learning lay ahead for most kids in the USA, whether they like that arrangement or…(Read More)

Louisiana Flood Relief 2016

The home team for Thirsty Ground International is coordinating a response to conduct post-flood relief work in Louisiana, and already has a small team on the ground there. The volunteers hope to help clear debris from homes and then assist with skilled laborers as families try to rebuild, re-wall, re-wire and re…(Read More)

We are thankful that the Lord has provided helpers this summer to embark on a new endeavor – teaching refugees conversational English during the summer school break! The idea for this came at the request of several refugees and their children who are already enrolled through the UN in ‘normal’ schools in their host country…(Read More)

Since we’ve been focusing more on unmet medical needs amongst the refugees and poor, the Lord has thankfully provided for TGI to help dozens of sick people. I will briefly highlight 3 cases which are pictured below. One is a Syrian woman who fled from ISIS territory, and had a painful and increasingly large…(Read More)

He who shuts his ear to the cry of the poor will also cry himself and not be answered. – Proverbs 21:13 Imagine that your spouse is having violent seizures about every half hour and no hospital will help them. You go to almost half a dozen hospitals, including ones supposedly backed by the UN…(Read More)

We have officially closed out the winter and early-spring projects to assist Syrian refugees here in the Middle East. I want to extend a hearty THANK YOU! to everyone who so generously gave to help these refugees. That you would be moved to give of your own resources to help total strangers who do…(Read More)

It’s been a little over a month since the first posting about the initial plans for helping some refugee groups through the harsh winters along the Syrian border. Since then, I am thankful to say the Lord has provided the time and means to help hundreds of refugees with monthly rations for heating fuel…(Read More)

A little girl curiously pokes her face out of the tent then darts back in to the bare walls of her squatters home. Covered with a patchwork of plastic tarps and even a canvas that looked like it once was a banner advertising shampoo, the flimsy hut held up by two by fours and scrap…(Read More)

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Active MissionsField UpdatesMiddle EastRefugee English Classes

Another Busy Summer of Refugee English Classes!

DT Jul 31 2017
handicapped refugees
Active MissionsMAP - Medical Assistance ProgramMiddle East

Joy In a Wheelchair: The Forgotten Disabled Refugees

DT Jun 25 2017
helping refugee babies
MAP - Medical Assistance ProgramMiddle East

11 Refugee Babies Delivered, And Counting

DT May 14 2017
EAP Program Update
EAP - Education Assistance ProgramMiddle East

EAP Update - Weekly Tutoring & Only 5 More Students To Go!

DT Mar 18 2017
Active MissionsMiddle East

How to Help Syrians Despite The Travel Ban

DT Feb 10 2017