When word of pandemic-related lockdowns first reached us, it seemed for a moment that many of our partners’ ministries would grind to a halt. Schools that were the main point of contact with needy families would be closed. Churches wouldn’t be able to gather. But quickly, ITMI’s role became clear: help our partners make the most of these God-orchestrated opportunities. Project Joseph was born.
ITMI’s Lazarus Yezinai stood behind the off-white vehicle whose back end was loaded with large white bags containing Project Joseph food provisions for fifty-five households. He…
“The experience has been life-changing…” says Given Singogo, “My prayer life has a new lease on life due to…”
In June of 2020, when the entire world was locking down and staying home to avoid spreading COVID-19, thousands of residents of South Sudan and Sudan living near the White Nile river were forced to leave their homes.
Olga and Cozmore share what they’ve seen as on-the-ground workers doing Project Joseph outreaches. They share the short and long-term impact of your Project Joseph gifts.
“I can’t afford groceries this month,” Onthalie* mumbled, her eyes were glued to the tops of her shoes as she confessed her situation…
Seven-year-old Paul had to stop attending school to help his family eat. Paul normally attends classes at the Caleb Center for Children with Autism, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, he had to help his sister sell goods at the market to help his family eat.
Kuluda Aziza stared at her palms as they rested in her lap. The complex white and cornflower blue pattern of her dress behind her hands went blurry, reminding her to blink. What she’d just heard struck her in a way nothing had before.
David Raj Kumar turned to look at his wife, Taru, as the video call with ITMI Director, Steve Evers, concluded and his face disappeared from the screen of their phone. “Are we really going to do this?” her raised eyebrows said.
When ITMI helped our South Sudanese partner, Lazarus Yezinai, put together hand washing clinics that would allow him to share the Gospel during lockdown…