God Trapped Us in Houston

What happens when a mission team meets a hurricane: Life is full of unexpected occurrences. Nowhere was this more evident than the week I spent at the Hilton Garden Inn in Houston, Texas. -Matt O’Brien, team member A mission team of 12 people representing several different Portland churches was headed down to Nicaragua to serve […]

 
 
 
 

Walking for Oaxaca

On August 25-26th we’ll have a team walking the world famous┬áPortland to Coast relay race!

 
One of the youngest Joseph granddaughters.

No to Slavery, Yes to Education in Haiti

In Haiti, public school is expensive, and countless mothers are faced with this decision: which of their children will have an education and a future, and which will not?

 
Wendel and his mother, Franchette, stand in front of their home.

A New Opportunity in Vernet, Haiti

Forward Edge has embarked on a new partnership in the southern Haitian city of Vernet, a community of about 3,000 people. As an organization, we feel called to partner with the people of Vernet, to come alongside them in both their challenges and their strengths.

 

Restoring Cuba

We’ve talked a lot about the devastating impact Hurricane Matthew had on Haiti last October, but Cuba was hit hard by this storm as well. There are hundreds of thousands of people who lost their roofs, or had their homes damaged or completely destroyed. And thousands lost their livelihoods because of damage to agriculture.

 
 
Children in Kenya enjoying free lunch at Mama Beth's.

Devastating Drought in Kenya

Your partnership and support is making a very real impact on the lives of children and families in desperate need. Thank you!