Ernest

When our team met Erneste, his leg was so severely swollen and painful that his father had to carry him because he could not walk. His mother and siblings died and his father never remarried, which has brought them to a very unique and precious relationship as father-son. After sending…

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Joël

Joël, an elementary school student from a rural village, fell off his bike and injured his knee over two years ago. Due to a lack resources and access to proper medical care, his led became infected and immobilized. He could only walk with a stick of wood as a cane,…

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Miriam

As we set our sights on completing our 100th clean water project in Burkina Faso, it was easy to begin thinking of how many lives had been impacted; more than 40,000 people in over 80 villages during the last three years. Imagining such a crowd of people whose thirst had…

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Naragou

The morning was pleasantly cool as a result of rain the night before. The sky was brilliantly blue and it was pleasantly peaceful as I approached the small mud house, surrounded by newly planted crops, just beginning to poke up out of the red soil. A petite elderly women saw…

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Poubiezola

Poubiezola had a prolapsed uterus for five years when she heard about STREAMS and came to ask for help. Since coming alongside her, the STREAMS team has helped her with three corrective surgeries over the course of eight months to get her to a place of freedom today where she…

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