Now you can see for yourself some of the ways you’ve impacted Zulu Natal, South Africa, through your support of the Smith family and their ministry!
Ten-year-old Ayasha had been through a lot in her single decade of life. Her parents were both taken from her by the sweeping epidemic ripping its way through the Zulu people of Zulu Natal, South Africa. After her mother passed away, she’d gone to live with her grandmother. A widow responsible for 7 other children, Ayasha’s cousins and siblings, her grandmother was having a hard time feeding them all.
The unassuming “Yes or No Bench” sits on Kelly and Cherise Smith’s peaceful 7 Rivers Farm in Zulu Natal, South Africa. But its occupants are likely anything but at peace. As they wait, their lives hang in the balance. They wait to…
ITMI’s Timothy Keller, veteran in ministry all over Africa, aptly pointed out, “How do you help those with the greatest need in a community where everyone has little to nothing? Helping the poor in the third world has to be done very carefully….”
“I don’t think he knows who we are,” Pastor Mlungisi Zuma told ITMI’s Kelly Smith. They were in a well-lit, non-private hospital room near Zulu Natal, South Africa. The two men were visiting a man they knew as Mr. Cele. “He is mumbling and saying a lot of things, but he is making no sense at all,” the pastor observed. Kelly and the new South African pastor of his church continued chatting with the delirious patient.