A Plan to Help the Burundi Widows

We have posted several times about the fire in the central market of Bujumbura, and how it has devastated the lives of the widows whom Touch the Nations supports. We’re excited to report from Suzanne in Burundi that a plan has been formed to help get the widows back on their feet: I came home […]

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Burundi Fire Aftermath – We Need Your Help

We posted last week about a huge fire in the central market in Bujumbura which has devastated the country.  Many of the widows we support had small businesses which were destroyed in the fire.  In many cases, these women have bank loans that they cannot repay because their businesses burned, and now they have no way […]

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Huge Fire in Burundi’s Largest Market has Devastating Results

During the early morning hours of Sunday, January 27, the central market in Burundi’s capital burned to the ground.  The market was the epicenter of the nation’s economy, and it will take time to recover.  Many of the widows who are supported through the ministry of Touch the Nations lost everything. From Suzanne in Burundi: […]

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Meet the Boys Part 7

Tyler: An orphan from both parents, he is almost 12 years old.  He was recommended by a single mother who has taken him from the street a few days before.  The woman asked me to let Tyler visit her sometimes because he has become a friend to her son, and I agreed. Three weeks ago, […]

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Meet the Boys Part 6

Brody: His parents were killed during the civilian war and he was left by himself. He was less than 10 years old and became a street kid. One concerned man brought him to me and as he was so young, I put him in the home with the other young ones. After five months, he […]

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Meet the Boys Part 5

Jose: When his parents died, he stayed with his grand-father who was a sorcerer. One day his grand-father tried to do things on Jose in order to sacrifice him to his idols but Jose refused and ran away. It was how he become a street child. We received him and he is very intelligent at […]

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Meet the Boys Part 4

Mason: His mother had him alone and very young.  She brought him very far from her own family into the countryside and left him there.  She came back to her family acting like a young girl and got a husband like other girls.  She became the mother of another boy who is at the home, […]

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Meet the Boys Part 3

Noah: He lost his father while his family went to a neighboring country as refugees, and when the family came back to Burundi he ran from the refugee camp and became a street child. He came to the home with the first children. He is studying well and is an exceptional young man. Anthony: An […]

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Meet the Boys – Part 2

Jayden: An ex-street child who came in as an orphan of both parents, but after three years living at the home, he confessed that he has a mother. He explained that his mother has never told him who his father is. He got angry toward his mother and decided to loose both parents and become […]

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