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A Call to Serve

July 14, 2016 --- This December, CERI will return to Romania to reach out to youth trapped in difficult circumstances with the good news of God’s love, and provide tangible care in the form of new winter boots and socks. We will travel to rural areas in the north of Romania and to Ferentari, a Roma (Gypsy) slum in Bucharest.

Kugasaruthy & Satheeska

June 22, 2016 --- The need for the CERI Food Security Program in Sri Lanka has been confirmed again by a newly published report by the Sri Lankan Department of Census and Statistics - “The Spatial Distribution of Poverty in Sri Lanka” depicts the current situation of Sri Lanka’s impoverished population.

Project Ruth Celebrates Four Years of Excellence

June 22, 2016 --- CERI and Project Ruth marked their fourth year in partnership, operating Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Ferentari district in Bucharest. Since 2012, the two organizations have worked to empower the Roma community through counseling, employment and vocational training. In its fourth year, the program exceeded its goals in nearly all of its five service areas!

Food Security Program Nourishes Bodies & Minds

In villages across Sri Lanka, many mothers struggle with the harsh reality that they are unable to provide healthy food for their children to eat. Many are either too poor to put food on the table consistently, or they don’t know what healthy food is and how nutrition impacts the bodies and minds of their growing children. Children who grow up malnourished are more likely to struggle with illnesses and developmental delays, leading to more medical issues as they get older.

A Place to Call Home

“We could survive on biscuits when there was nothing else to eat,” said Mithuja’s grandmother. “CERI cared for us and never left our side. They kept us in a safe place until the flood receded and offered groceries and medicine. They built a shelter for us.”

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