A home provides peace and security for any family—at least it should. For Harmya, her house was a danger to her and her children.
Family in Chaos
Harmya’s husband passed away some years ago from tuberculosis, leaving the mother to take care of four children. The widow struggled to provide for her children’s needs. She relied on loans and gifts from relatives and well-wishers, but that wasn’t always viable. Harmya eventually began wandering the local woods in search of vegetables to sell, hoping she could make adequate money. Harmya’s eldest son also quit his education after seventh grade and began working at a local factory to support the family.
On top of that, the beleaguered family’s house, originally constructed from thatch, crumbled around them. Harmya diligently started gathered wood and bamboo to make repairs.
God’s Provision – Tin Sheets
Harmya did her best to provide for her family, but she also turned to another source of help. She had a strong faith in Jesus and was actively involved with the local church. The widow prayed incessantly, lifting up her troubles and seeking the Lord for help.
Through aChristmas gift distribution, Harmya received two bundles of tin sheets! These sheets provided stability and protection for her home…
Learn more on how to give the poor a better future and show them Christ’s Love through GFA Christmas Gift Catalog’s “Gifts for the Poor”.
Each of the items in this category is truly a gift of compassion. Some gifts generate income for years to come, while others meet immediate needs and could save lives. In addition, recipients have a chance to experience the redemptive love of Jesus—the best gift they could ever receive.