• New life children's home // villa nueva, guatemala

    New Life Children's Home provides a safe home to orphaned, abandoned and abused children. At the home, their physical, emotional and spiritual needs are met. Special attention is given to introducing the children to Jesus Christ and his healing love. Directors Kendon & Wendy Wheeler have served for over 25 years. You can sponsor a child today! 

  • Well of hope carepoint // children's hopechest

    Children's HopeChest connects Christian communities with impoverished communities of orphans overseas. Through HopeChest, La Croix partners with Timbutini-Well of Hope CarePoint in Swaziland. The CarePoint exists to support and sustain the needs of a local church and community caring for over 200 kids, providing food, discipleship, and education assistance. 

  • Respire haiti // gressier, haiti

    Respire Haiti was founded by 24 year old Megan Boudreaux. Their mission is to encourage, educate and empower restaveks, orphans and vulnerable children in Gressier, Haiti. Respire built a 14 classroom school and a 6,500 square foot Medical Clinic to serve students, teachers and staff. Megan recently blogged about a special story that involves some of our very own La Croix folks.

  • Ken and amber vanwinkle // Heart for africa

    Heart for Africa Swaziland is a humanitarian movement that mobilizes volunteers from various nations to achieve enduring solutions in relation to hunger and food security, orphans and vulnerable children, poverty alleviation, and AIDS prevention and care.  Be sure to check out the VanWinkle's blog

  • Rob and kristy Mehner // NLCH and NLAI

    The Mehners will be serving the leaders, staff and children of New Life Children's Home and New Life Advance International. Rob will be serving as the Director of NLAI's School of Mission, equipping leaders and providing pastoral care. Kristy will be serving NLCH, providing tutoring, administrative assistance and hosting visiting teams. Check out their blog for more information.

  • Gustavo and delila faleirO // rio de janeiro, brazil

    Previously, the Faleiros provided leadership to La Fonderie in the heart of Paris. The family recently returned home to Rio to Botafogo United Methodist Church, to which Gustavo serves as pastor. The church sits in the heart of Favela Santa Marta, one of the largest "slums" in Rio. Check out this video.

  • Chris and lachanda roark // Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Chris and LaChanda Roark run the English center of a local Thai Church. Thailand is predominantly Buddhist and only about 0.7% Christian. Through teaching English, the Roarks share Christ's love with the Thai people and encourage new believers to enter the church. Check out their latest update.

  • jim and virginia vinton // Wycliffe Bible Translators

    Jim is a Translation Consultant, who does the final checking on translated books of the Bible. He travels to Africa several times each year, as well as working remotely with translation teams by internet. Virginia is a writer/editor. She writes publications aimed at funding projects that directly speed the progress of Bible translation worldwide. These projects that are difficult for translators to fund out of their own pockets. 

  • h.o.w? ministry // Kenya

    H.o.w? is committed to improving the quality of life for African women and children living in extreme poverty. Many of them are also dealing with health challenges from disease, HIV/AIDS and malnutrition. They help women learn crafts to support themselves and pay for their children’s or grandchildren’s food, clothing and education. For more info, visit their Facebook.

  • Nicoadala UMC // Mozambique, Africa

    As part of La Croix's covenant relationship with Nicoadala UMC in Northern Mozambique, we provide support through prayer, encouragement, and finances to cover portions of ministry happening in Nicoadala and surrounding villages. La Croix teams visited to build relationships and celebrate the dedication of the new sanctuary, a building that La Croix helped fund. 

  • John and meagan // Suhareke, kosovo

    John and Meagan live in Suhareke, Kosovo and work for a local NGO called Kosovo Hope. Albanians in Kosovo have a long history of being oppressed by other people groups and only recently gained their independence in 2008 after a war with Serbia from 1998-99. Because of this difficult history and current ethnic and religious tensions in the area, Kosovo Hope’s vision is to see bridges of peace, trust, and hope in the Balkans through leaders who are faithful to God and all people. Therefore, Kosovo Hope exists to empower current and future leaders through spiritual, educational, and economic development. For more information, email John and Meagan.