It’s amazing how a new set of wheels helped Maria Theresa and her son, Archie, move and continue with their lives.
Maria Theresa found herself desperate for help because of an issue with the wheelchair of her son, Archie. The wheels on Archie’s wheelchair had rust and it made movement and everyday tasks difficult for the both of them.
“I always carry Archie when he needs to go to the toilet or if he needs to take a bath,” Maria shares.
For 6 years, Maria had to take care of her son who has cerebral palsy. Though it’s hard, she pushes herself to sell dried fish and cook kakanin to provide for the both of them.
Although Maria dreams of buying Archie a new wheelchair, she is unable to do so because her income is just enough for their daily needs.
“I hope that Archie receives a new wheelchair. I hope someone can provide for us because he really needs it,” Maria says.
Have you ever found yourself desperately praying for something you badly needed, but it seemed like it was impossible to happen?
Maria was losing all hope. She didn’t know what to do.
During such moments, God moves, and He amazes those people who firmly believe in Him.
Hope came in the form of Operation Blessing.
With the help of the Capiz local government, Operation Blessing gave new wheelchairs to people with disabilities. They also received hygiene kits and Bibles.
One of the beneficiaries of these gifts was Archie.
Volunteers from Operation Blessing did not miss the chance to minister and pray for their beneficiaries, especially Maria and Archie.
“From the bottom of my heart, thank you to Operation Blessing. I may not know all of you, but I cannot express how grateful I am for what you have done,” Maria exclaims.
Through the generosity of CBN Asia and Operation Blessing donors, many communities, families, and individuals receive the help they need. It may seem simple but to others, but to the beneficiaries, it is life-changing.
The life of Archie was changed for the better because people chose to be a blessing.
“The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed; those who help others are helped.” (Proverbs 11:25 MSG)
You can be a blessing to others, too!
Consider supporting Operation Blessing in their efforts to provide relief and help to those in need. To know more about the ministry and their heart to serve, check www.cbnasia.org. For your donations, visit www.cbnasia.org/give.