A Generation of Love – Your 2019 Gratitude Report

Generation of Love

A Generation of Love – Your 2019 Gratitude Report

Helping the Helpless

You are part of a special group of people. When you see someone in pain, broken and suffering, you stand together and take action. Thank you for being there for the innocent and vulnerable.

Over the past year, your caring and compassionate support have saved so many lives. Starving children are now healthy and whole. Young girls have been rescued from a life of sexual slavery. Entire families are gaining the skills and knowledge to transform their lives and the lives of generations to come.

In the following pages, you’ll learn more about the incredible impact you’ve had. And you’ll meet Zuri, a beautiful young girl whose life you saved.

The work we do is only possible because of your love and faith. Thank you for being such an important part of the Crisis Aid family.

God Bless You,

Pat and Sue

Crisis Aid is ranked in the top 2% of charities by Charity Navigator after receiving 9 consecutive 4-star ratings. We are a Platinum-level, top 1% viewed GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency. We are also accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability and an active member of the Accord Network, Certified Graduate of Ministry Ventures‘ Group Coaching Program, as well as registered with the ACNC in Australia. Crisis Aid International is a public charity classified as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The tax ID number is 30-0060905

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A Look You Never Forget

A Look You Never Forget

It was a look that you never forget. Ten-month-old Zuberi was beyond the initial pain of weeks without nourishment. Numb to the situation we found him in, his stare reflected a resignation of hopelessness. His protruding belly was in sharp contrast to his exposed rib cage — it was a wonder he was still alive.

Jesus said, suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for such is the kingdom of God. – Luke 18:16

NOW Because of your faithful prayers and support, this precious little boy has received the life-giving food and medical care he so desperately needed.

Today, only a few months after we first met him, Zuberi is happy, healthy and full of the life that was so elusive to him. Thank you for caring and refusing to do nothing.

Zuberi After

Nagesh

The story of your love and support fur Zuberi has spread. Other children, once on death’s door, are also alive today because of you! The power of your prayers and loving support has been the difference between life and death for countless children. These pictures reflect just two of the children whose lives you have forever changed! THANK YOU!

Merry Christmas 2019
God Bless You,

Pat and Sue

Pat & Sue Bradley

PS: Please consider making a gift today to help those children still waiting to be rescued.

$65 feeds a family of 6 for one month. GIVE TODAY

Crisis Aid is ranked in the top 2% of charities by Charity Navigator after receiving 9 consecutive 4-star ratings. We are a 2019 Platinum-level, top 1% viewed GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency. We are also accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability and an active member of the Accord Network, Certified Graduate of Ministry Ventures‘ Group Coaching Program, as well as registered with the ACNC in Australia. Crisis Aid International is a public charity classified as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The tax ID number is 30-0060905

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REFUSE TO DO NOTHING FOR STARVING CHILDREN

REFUSE TO DO NOTHING Cover

July 2019 Cover Full

Almost on a daily basis, we are confronted with innocent children in desperate situations that require immediate attention. Life and death situations where there is no choice but to respond, and with God’s guidance, help the helpless.
This is our mission. We refuse to do nothing. And we thank you for sharing in our commitment by supporting us and allowing us to become your hands and feet in this most worthy of endeavors. Together, we are making a big difference.

Starving

Zuri

IDP Child

Starving Child

These Children’s Lives Hung by a Thread. We are heartbroken by the sheer number of desperate children we see every day. But because you have refused to do nothing, they and countless children like them have been spared an agonizing death from starvation. Thank you for being an answer to prayer and helping us bring hope to these precious lives.

God Bless You,

Pat and Sue

Pat & Sue Bradley

PS: Your prayers and financial support are needed more than ever! Never underestimate what your faithfulness can accomplish! Thank you for continuing to be a critical part of our family.

To learn more, visit www.crisisaid.org

Crisis Aid is ranked in the top 2% of charities by Charity Navigator after receiving 9 consecutive 4-star ratings. We are a 2019 Platinum-level, top 1% viewed GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency. We are also accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability and an active member of the Accord Network, Certified Graduate of Ministry Ventures‘ Group Coaching Program, as well as registered with the ACNC in Australia. Crisis Aid International is a public charity classified as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The tax ID number is 30-0060905

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The World I See – 2019 – Crisis Aid

The World I See

“I Don’t Know Why You [Rescued Me] But You Saved My Life.”

THANK YOU

One of the greatest needs a human being has is to know that they are loved.
That is what keeps bringing them back, sure the food is important but love is more important. To us we may be building a building, or giving food, or drilling a water well — but to them: it is a miracle.  Often times things look impossible…but for us, we ask: “but how are we going to do this.”
“REFUSE TO DO NOTHING” 

*Please Watch with Audio On If Possible

Crisis Aid is ranked in the top 2% of charities by Charity Navigator after receiving 9 consecutive 4-star ratings. We are a Platinum-level, top 1% viewed GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency. We are also accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability and an active member of the Accord Network, Certified Graduate of Ministry Ventures‘ Group Coaching Program, as well as registered with the ACNC in Australia. Crisis Aid International is a public charity classified as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The tax ID number is 30-0060905

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THEN AND NOW – Feeding Starving Children

Dec 2018 Newsletter Then and Now

Thank you. As you look through these pictures, know that YOU are one of the special individuals that made these life-saving transformations possible. The smiles on these mothers’ faces say more than we could ever express with words. Their children are thriving today because of your generosity.

God bless you – and THANK YOU!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Pat and Sue

Pat & Sue Bradley

 

PS: It is your giving that makes all of this possible.

Precious lives hang in the balance.

Please Consider Making A Gift Today

 

Then and Now

Crisis Aid is ranked in the top 2% of charities by Charity Navigator after receiving 9 consecutive 4-star ratings. We are a Platinum-level, top 1% viewed GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency. We are also accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability and an active member of the Accord Network, Certified Graduate of Ministry Ventures‘ Group Coaching Program, as well as registered with the ACNC in Australia. Crisis Aid International is a public charity classified as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The tax ID number is 30-0060905

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The Tesifa Project

Tesifa Dairy Barn
Tesifa Land 2018

The Answer To Abject Poverty Is Here

 

It seems like just yesterday we were starting off with a 2-pound bag of rice, determined to do more than just watch as people literally starve to death. You took up that challenge with us, and look where we are today over 2.7 million people served worldwide! And all because of YOU!

The dream does not stop here. It continues to grow and to expand far beyond today.  It reaches into the lives of these precious people for years to come. We are determined to help the people of East Africa make a permanent “life-giving” change for themselves and their families. Our goal is to provide them with opportunities they never had.

Asha

Asha’s Death From Starvation Broke Us

THE NEED

As you know, abject poverty consumes the eastern region of Africa where we work. We see it every day; children at risk of starvation. This was the cruel reality we saw when we first met Asha. Her death from starvation broke something in us, and the phrase refuse to do nothing took on a stronger, more urgent meaning. We began to see the root cause of this issue clearer than ever before.

Addressing abject poverty is not just about feeding, it is about changing the culture. The people in this region have lived in extreme poverty for so long, they don’t even know there is another way of life. But there is.

No parent should ever have to watch their child die from starvation!

 

THE VISION 

THE TESIFA PROJECT

The vision is to bring an end to abject poverty in this region of East Africa. Our objective is to provide opportunities to people who literally have none; giving them a better way of life through a sustainability program known as the Tesifa Project. This is a multifaceted, long-term project designed to save lives, create jobs, and operate as a comprehensive training program for agriculture and dairy. It will also provide an income stream to offset operational costs.

Through the Tesifa Project, Crisis Aid’s staff in East Africa will work with the people in this region.  Show them, Teach them, and Walk alongside them as they learn how to work effectively within the fields of both agriculture and dairy. Once this is accomplished, those in the program will be provided with their own starter calves and high-quality starter plants. This will eventually branch out to neighboring villages through a cooperative (co-op) structure.

Now the transformation begins; a new way of life for the people and their families for generations to come.

Dairy Barn

Barn For Dairy Cows

Watch The Answer Come To Life

 

WHERE WE ARE TODAY 

The components of the Tesifa Project are; an existing Feeding Program, a Medical & Stabilization Clinic, a Dairy Operation, and an Agricultural Demonstration Farm. To date:

  • 15 acres of land associated with the feeding program has been purchased.
  • Water well is being dug: projected to be completed by the end of the year
  • Dairy Barn that will hold 40 dairy cows is fully operational with water, heat, light, and cows.
  • More than 20 heads of pregnant cattle have been purchased and are producing milk and bio-gas.
  • The Bio-Gas system is now operational
  • Peditatric Hospital is slated to open in the 2nd Quarter of 2020. This will include a 5-year growth plan toward a fully operational pediatric hospital and surgical unit. There are no other hospitals or usable clinics available in the are for the poor.

 

THE GOAL 

Build and implement an income-generating legacy minded, holistic solution to extreme starvation and poverty in this region. It is vitally important to stabilize the children in this region while the remaining elements are built.  

We need your help. We are asking that you search your heart, and to be a part of their solution. The Pediatric Hospital is nearing completion and with Covid-19 we are doubling down on efforts to open early in order to stem the tide of lives being lost in the communities we serve. There is no financial gift too small or too big! Every gift matters.

  • 3 floors of the Medical Clinic are completed and are in the process of being outfitted for daily operations.
  • The OH! Dairy farm is nearing full capacity and producing both Milk and Bio Gas with 40 cows. We are beginning to expand the scale of this operation.
  • The first phase of the agricultural demonstration farm has begund clearing the land and putting healthy coffee trees and rotation crops in.

Producing change for generations to come is not easy. But it is working and already we are seeing the long-term benefits and reduction in extreme starvation among the hundreds of families we are already serving. Working together in unison, we are making this model a reality. We are excited to give you updates on the lives you have changed through the Tesifa Project.

WILL YOU GIVE TODAY?

We thank God for you every day and pray His richest blessings on you.  Never doubt, you have made a tremendous impact on this world by continuing to refuse to do nothing!  

God Bless You
Pat & Sue Bradley
Founders, Crisis Aid International

The Answer And Need In Recent Images

Crisis Aid is ranked in the top 2% of charities by Charity Navigator after receiving 9 consecutive 4-star ratings. We are a Platinum-level, top 1% viewed GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency. We are also accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability and an active member of the Accord Network, Certified Graduate of Ministry Ventures‘ Group Coaching Program, as well as registered with the ACNC in Australia. Crisis Aid International is a public charity classified as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The tax ID number is 30-0060905

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Jengo’s Story – Hope For Tomorrow

September 18 Newsletter

Meet Jengo. This is the beginning of his story, not the end.

The day started off like any other day. We were headed to a local village to check on children that had been part of our feeding program. After driving several miles we got out and started walking down an old dirt road. As we rounded a corner, sitting alone on an empty grain sack, was a very frail little boy — dirty, malnourished, and crippled.

A young man came along and placed the small, frail boy on his knee. We learned that this young man was Jengo, the boy’s 18 year old brother.

Their parents had died and Jengo was raising four younger brothers all by himself. As they gathered around Jengo, we were inspired by his obvious love and resolve to care for his family. While talking with them, we realized that the crippled little boy suffered from a twisted spine and had no access to medical care.

The villagers knew that Jengo could not work and take care of his siblings alone, so they arranged a marriage with a local girl. She soon became pregnant and gave birth to a baby girl. Now, there were seven in this household.

Jengo’s occupation as a day laborer might earn him 500 a day, if he was lucky. How could this teenager care for a family of seven on 500 a day? This family could not survive by living the way their parents did — as day laborers, just scraping by, always hungry, helplessly watching as family members slowly waste away.

Obviously, this was a major crisis.

Together We Are Making A Difference. We are taking Jengo’s crippled brother to a skilled doctor that we believe can greatly improve his condition. Our dream is to see him running and playing with other children in the near future. Jengo is now working for Crisis Aid delivering food to needy villages. At long last, he deservedly has a way to support and take care of his entire family.

Together we can take care of so many more families that are in crisis! We cannot do this work without you — you are crucial to helping the helpless. Please continue to be the answer to their prayers! And thank you for allowing us to do what we do.

Choose to do something today to help others

Crisis Aid is ranked in the top 2% of charities by Charity Navigator after receiving 9 consecutive 4-star ratings. We are a Platinum-level, top 1% viewed GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency. We are also accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability and an active member of the Accord Network, Certified Graduate of Ministry Ventures‘ Group Coaching Program, as well as registered with the ACNC in Australia. Crisis Aid International is a public charity classified as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The tax ID number is 30-0060905

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Pat Bradley’s Turning Point

Pat and Francis

You and Me Forever perfectly symbolizes Pat Bradley’s turning point.

“When you’re on a mission. When God puts this thing in your heart, and you really find it, its not work, it’s a privilege…If married people want to know how to be missional – there are about 3,000 verses in the bible that deal with about poverty and injustice, pick one and you’ll be in the middle of God’s will.” – Pat Bradley

In his recent book, You And Me Forever – Marriage In Light of Eternity, Francis Chan and his wife Lisa address the question that many couples wonder at the altar: “How do I have a great marriage?” Setting aside typical topics on marriage, Francis and Lisa dive into Scripture and experience to understand what it means to have a relationship that satisfies the deepest parts of our souls.

Jesus was right. We have it all backward. The way to have a great marriage is to not focus on marriage.

Whether you are single, dating, or married, this book will help you discover the adventure that you were made for ­­and learn how to thrive in it.

You and Me Forever brings to light the remarkable story of the birth of Crisis Aid International. Out of the ashes of Pat and Sue Bradley’s marriage came something special.

Will you help others in whatever way you can today?
Contact us for more info or accept Pat Bradley’s Challenge:

“REFUSE TO DO NOTHING”

Watch this short video – hear Pat and Sue’s journey of adventure and answering God’s challenge to save lives, save souls, and the change futures. Footage from You and Me Forever – Marriage in Light of Eternity Authored by Francis and Lisa Chan.

For More on Francis, Lisa, Pat, and Sue’s experiences – WATCH  “In Light of Eternity” – an original documentary created by RightNow Media

Water Well Advancements In East Africa

Background water advancement post

In order for any community to thrive, access to clean water is a must.

In East Africa where we have now installed more than 42 wells (12 in 2017 alone), we are looking at additional ways to make a positive and lasting impact on the community.

After installing a traditional well in heavily populated areas, the amount of time spent to gather water at the well was still way too long. We’ve chosen to do something about it so that people may not simply survive but truly thrive by having access to clean water but more time in their day for school, family and work – together, we are making a difference.

As a partner of Crisis Aid, thank you for making these water wells and advancements in serving others possible!

Will you give today to help others in need?
Learn More: https://www.crisisaid.org/water/

Crisis Aid is ranked in the top 2% of charities by Charity Navigator after receiving 9 consecutive 4-star ratings. We are a Platinum-level, top 1% viewed GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency. We are also accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability and an active member of the Accord Network, Certified Graduate of Ministry Ventures‘ Group Coaching Program, as well as registered with the ACNC in Australia. Crisis Aid International is a public charity classified as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The tax ID number is 30-0060905

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Give Clean Water and Save Lives

New Water Well

Give clean water today.

Together, we can bring clean water to people in immediate need in East Africa.

By providing clean water, the positive effects are endless!

• Increased Education  •  Decreased Disease  •  Increased a family’s opportunity to support themselves  •  Decreased Extreme Poverty

Will you join us?

A gift of water today means life tomorrow for so many in need.

Together we are saving lives, saving souls, and changing futures.

Crisis Aid is ranked in the top 2% of charities by Charity Navigator after receiving 9 consecutive 4-star ratings. We are a Platinum-level, top 1% viewed GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating our commitment to transparency. We are also accredited by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability and an active member of the Accord Network,DONATE Certified Graduate of Ministry Ventures‘ Group Coaching Program, as well as registered with the ACNC in Australia. Crisis Aid International is a public charity classified as exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The tax ID number is 30-0060905

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