Compassion and Mercy Associates

Joining Hands to Reach a Hurting World


A Mom’s Confession

May 15, 2017 |

This post is written by Becky, a CAMA worker in West Africa. I have a mom confession. Sunday isn’t my children’s favorite day of the week. In fact, typically there is a lot of begging to stay home and do “home church.” I get it, the services in West Africa are three hours long. They’re […]

Veterinarians Demonstrate Compassion in West Africa

March 13, 2017 |

This post is written by Becky, a CAMA worker in West Africa, and was originally published on The Alliance website.   When we host our annual veterinarian work teams, I typically turn into a modern-day Betty Crocker, albeit less skilled. My duties are relegated to keeping hungry team members fed, but I find the bulging suitcases […]

Flood Relief in Boma, DR Congo

January 10, 2017 |

Just as Christmas celebrations came to close massive flooding killed at least 50 people and left thousands more homeless in Boma, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Poverty: A Raw Picture

November 7, 2016 |

Sorrow and hope collide in this glimpse into one of the poorest countries in the world. Will you take a moment and remember the children like these?

One Ebola Widow, One Neighbor, One Village

August 1, 2016 |

Today’s post is written by CAMA worker Stephen Albright serving in Guinea. There are zero active cases of Ebola in West Africa. Yet, there is still a chance the virus remains in the fluids of those who have somehow recovered. This disease could reappear for a survivor at any given moment—even a year after being […]