I am just getting home from a long day bringing relief to people who are in desperate need. I am super exhausted, but feel like I cannot compare to the people I met today! They are living in water and most have lost everything! We delivered these supplies to a shelter near Río Lempa, an area where the river flooded and was the cause of many deaths. There were 225 people in this shelter including an 8 day old newborn! (What a rough first 8 days of life!) The people there were very thankful and the donations of 200lbs of rice, 200lbs of beans, 200lbs of suger, 800 bread rolls, 625 bags of water, a pickup truck full of DRY clothes, a few bags of medical supplies and some bags of toiletry items and diapers. We are the ones who get to see first hand what it is like to be in the midst of a disaster, but we are quick to remind that these supplies are not only from us, but many people in many different countries who care for them. God just uses us and many others to bless them and bring them a little hope. Here are a few pictures of today…. We still have many people who are in need, so if you would like to make a donation, please visit the home page of this site to make a tax deductible contribution.
Pickup full of donations
Some people and kids in the shelter
Unloading the supplies
House under water
Flooded crops and fields
Many houses are flooded and destroyed
Amid the flooding and disasters, El Salvador is a beautiful country! Here is a shot of the San Vicente volcano.