Love Link is a Christian mission serving families from the slums of San Salvador, El Salvador. Malnourished babies, aged 1 to 18 months, are brought to the center from local hospitals. Most of the babies brought to Love Link are near death when they arrive. Love Link provides round-the-clock care for up to 25 babies at a time, nourishing them and eventually restoring them to their families. Love Link also provides outreach to their surrounding community by serving free lunches daily to over 600 kids at three children’s dining rooms.
Lily of the Valleys is a Bible-based residential drug and alcohol care program. The ministry helps teenage girls and women escape the prison of addiction to find freedom in Christ in Catanduva, Brazil. Lily of the Valleys emphasizes the gospel in treatment programs believing only an encounter with Jesus can free addicts from spiritual and physical bondage.
Ministério JEAME conducts evangelistic services in 13 juvenile detention centers in São Paulo, Brazil, reaching 1,000 teenagers each week. JEAME is located blocks from a drug-infested area of São Paulo named Cracolândia. JEAME conducts regular street evangelism and prayer walks through the neighborhood. Follow-ups from these efforts include Christian discipleship and vocational training.
In 2021, JEAME opened a community center to minister to teens released from prison. The center allows JEAME to support teens in new ways. JEAME provides a barber training program where newly released teens can learn job skills. As the ministry continues to grow, JEAME hopes to launch a professional bakery course for teenagers at Centro Rio Tâmisa. These new job skill programs impact the lives of teens by providing a source of income, community connection, and an encounter with God.
Hanna Orphan’s Home (HOH) cares for children who lost parents to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. HOH cares for orphans in eight homes, each run by a house mother. Additionally, HOH provides support services to vulnerable children in their local community, including a medical clinic for impoverished families. Children in both programs are enrolled in a local school and attend HOH’s after-school program, where kids get a meal, participate in Bible studies, receive counseling, and have access to the ministry’s library. During the summer, children participate in a special program designed to cultivate and explore talents and interests with professionals, which culminates in an art and innovation talent show.