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Aid Distribution (2)

Chile Earthquake 2010
Weeks after the biggest earthquake that has hit Chile in 50 years (8.8 on the Richter scale—and the fifth strongest in recorded history) the aftershocks are still being felt strongly in Santiago and Central Chile. The strongest one yet was actually another earthquake (7.
Our second trip to Constitución
Here is an account of our second trip to Constitución, one of the coastal towns of Chile that suffered severe damage from the February 27th earthquake and subsequent tidal wave that totally destroyed the waterfront and central part of the city.

Aid-Homes and Orphanages (1)

Ministering to the Blind
Over the last ten years, our missionary center has carried out a ministry to the blind in Santiago, Chile. We get together to read from Conéctate (Activated) magazines, have Bible classes, fellowship, and enjoy recreational activities.

Performances - School (1)

"Start Early" Project
Our children’s program “Comece Cedo” (Start Early), with its fun and meaningful stories in puppet theater format, has been received with open arms by local school directors, teachers, and students. In our presentations, we challenge the children to do what they can to make the world a better place.

Programs-Hospital visitation (1)

Assistance for children with cancer
For twelve consecutive years, the Family International has supported the Children's Hospital in Caracas, offering comfort and support, as well as physical aid to those battling cancer.

Relief-Disaster (2)

Resiliency for Earthquake and Tsunami Victims
“It’s one thing to overcome adversity, but it’s very different to come out strengthened from it, that’s resiliency.” This basic concept was the starting point of our workshop, “Practical Tools for Resilience.
Description of the TFI works in Chile as of March, 2011
The Family International members in Chile hold weekly in-house Bible studies, as well as retreats, seminars, workshops, and fellowships. They are active in many cities giving Bible studies in homes and offices, as well as offering, prayer, coaching and spiritual guidance.