International Projects

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  • Cambodia, 2023

    After receiving training on proper sewing and business practice from Samaritan’s Purse staff members, Sokun is now able to provide critical income for her family.

  • Cambodia, 2023

    In Cambodia, Samaritan’s Purse is teaching people, including touch, how to raise and sell crickets to earn much needed income for their families. Each day touch tends to the crickets she is raising to help support her family.

  • Kenya, 2023

    Samaritan’s Purse helps impoverished families with the resources and training they need to provide a stable income to feed their families and take care of other critical needs like education and medicine.

  • Vietnam, 2022

    In Vietnam, mothers are learning about prenatal and postnatal care, as well as proper nutrition and how to keep themselves healthy during pregnancy. This training is helping to reduce mortality rates among women and children.

  • South Sudan, 2022

    In October, 2022, the Samaritan's Purse team performed 442 cataract surgeries in a week. We praise God that many patients not only received physical sight but also spiritual sight.

  • Vietnam, 2021

    Samaritan's Purse equips vulnerable households with livelihood assets, such as livestock, along with skills needed to generate income and move towards economic stability. In the past three years alone, this project has assisted 1,500 people across the country.

  • Ethiopia, 2021

    In 2021, Samaritan's Purse provided water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programming to communities across 15 countries—coupling health and hygiene education with the construction of more than 2,000 latrines and nearly 1,200 clean water points constructed or repaired. These clean water programs provided safe drinking water for more than 380,000 people worldwide in impoverished communities, refugee camps and schools.

  • Liberia, 2021

    Around the world, Samaritan's Purse is conducting projects to promote sustainable development through avenues such as agriculture. In 2021 alone, the ministry trained over 60,000 individuals in improved agriculture practices across 11 countries.

  • Liberia, 2021

    The Samaritan's Purse Cleft Lip and Palate Program first began in 2011 and has since changed the lives of more than 1,000 people across six countries. Through the program, patients are able to receive free, high-quality consultations and surgeries— greatly improving their lives forever.

  • Liberia, 2021

    Through the Samaritan's Purse Cleft Lip and Palate Program, children and adults alike are able to receive quality medical care through corrective surgeries that act as tangible reminders of God's love for them—all while ensuring the hope of a brighter future.

  • South Sudan, 2020

    Samaritan's Purse doctor Ben Roberts assesses a cataract patient in South Sudan. Since the program began in 2017, medical staff have performed more than 3,700 cataract surgeries in Liberia, Mexico, and South Sudan.

  • Colombia, 2020

    Five million Venezuelans have fled their homeland over the past several years due to hunger, a collapsing healthcare system, and violence. Since 2018, Samaritan's Purse has provided relief to hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan migrants seeking a new life in Colombia through our shelter facilities, food distributions, prenatal health services to migrant women, and primary health services through our mobile medical unit—all free of charge and all in Jesus' Name.

  • Kenya, 2020

    In Kenya and around the world, the ability to earn a livable income can often mean the difference between living in poverty or rising above it. Samaritan's Purse has been actively partnering with families in need across numerous countries to assist them with learning new trades and skills while also supplying them with start-up materials to operate their own businesses.

  • Kenya, 2020

    Above all else, Samaritan's Purse strives to proclaim the Gospel around the world. In 2021, more than 321,000 people were presented with the Good News of Jesus Christ in addition to receiving physical aid such as solar lamps, emergency shelter materials, and hygiene kits.

  • Sudán del Sur

    For many around the world, being visually impaired with cataracts is not only physically debilitating, but also socially isolating. Samaritan's Purse has provided thousands of life-changing cataract surgeries for individuals around the world who have limited access to essential medical care.

  • Cambodia, 2020

    Since 2007, Samaritan's Purse has constructed 40 school buildings for rural students ranging from preschool to secondary school throughout Cambodia. Through this program, we have trained faculty and staff within schools on improved education practices along with giving over 6,300 children the opportunity to receive a quality education.