Sister Annie - "What will become of us? We are entirely in God’s hands."

This ordinary woman is doing extraordinary things in Syria, but the circumstances are difficult and the terror continues each day.

You can’t imagine in what kind of circumstances the family was living. It was damp and cold in that cellar. It is like a catacomb. You can hardly breathe. The girl lost her teeth, one by one, because of the perpetual darkness down there. It was horrible when I saw it. They lived like that for three years.

"We are really surrounded by evil. However, as time goes on it becomes ever more apparent to me that the Lord is with us.”

You will certainly be working through Him with a gift today.  Your donation will provide clothes and shoes to orphans; enable the building of schools so that children can return to their education; provide food, shelter and medicine, and so much more.  May God bless you for whatever you can give.

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Sister Annie with Children in Need - Aleppo, Syria

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