People Helping People: Ways To Help People In Need

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An ancient Chinese Proverb says: 

“If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap, if you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.”

When People Helping People…

You may be silently trying to find answers as to how you can help people in need. There are ways to help people you probably already know, but there are certainly ways you might not know or do yet. This is how the process usually starts:

  • By opening your eyes to the needs in your immediate community. There are so many people in need of help all around you. The first and most important step is simply to notice them.
  • In whichever small way, play your part. Even if you may not be able to fully solve a situation, move in, and help in the best possible way. Patiently assess the need, offer some help, and seek other options that may also be of help.

There is a price…and there is a reward!

  • Be willing to joyfully pay the price. Helping other people and helping poor people always costs something. This might be in terms of finances (donations), time, or even energy. Understand the price and pay it either way.
  • Do not expect any favors in return. Clear your mind from the “what’s-in-it-for-me” mentality that sadly motivates many people in their dealings these days. Help wholeheartedly with no expectation of favors or repayment. Eventually, you will reap joy and fulfillment through other countless avenues.

There is an unexplainable sense of peace, satisfaction and joy that comes to you when you take a step towards helping others because in all that you’ll be doing God’s work! 

Through helping others rather than seeking personal gain, you will definitely experience great joy and freedom in your life.

Free of frustration and anxiety

You will also begin to live a life free of frustration, stress and anxiety. You will feel more complete and relaxed in life. 

Helping other people and help poor people, completely lifts a huge burden off your shoulders since you will no longer seek recognition, power and dominion over others but you will serve for the glory of God.

Helping the vulnerable doesn’t only make you feel good. Research has shown that there are numerous  physical and mental health benefits related to helping the needy in society such as a reduction in depression, blood pressure and elongating your lifespan.

Putting other people’s needs before yours also helps in establishing and strengthening relationships. It creates a strong connection with the one you’re serving.

Why not join our charity cause

At Operando, we believe that through holding each other’s hands, we can all live in a world free of poverty and injustice, a world laid on a foundation of equality and reconciliation and a world free of prejudices.

people helping people

We strive to be on the side of an individual or a group in distress, experiencing injustice, lacking material or suffering social insecurity.

With open hearts, we work towards helping the poor to live decent lives with our primary activity being financial assistance to vulnerable individuals and groups. 

You can do something right now!

While there are many ways to help people; as a volunteer or via different ‘people helping people’ programs, there is something you can do right now for the people in need, for those who are left behind, overlooked by society, and pushed aside.

Below you can read about our current cause. This is your opportunity to help. Let’s do it together!

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Missionaires in Colombia

In the area of Chocó there is a wild war. On the one hand, illegal guerrillas, on the other, army and police. The worst victims of the war are not the soldiers, but the communities of Indians and Afro-Colombians, native people living there. Click ‘Donate Now’ to read more.

$1,958 of $10,000 raised

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$1,958 of $10,000 raised

In the area of ​​Chocó there is a wild war. On the one hand, illegal guerrillas, on the other, army and police.

The worst victims of the war are not the soldiers, but the communities of Indians and Afro-Colombians, native people living there.

New casualties are reported daily in these territories. In the forests inhabited by natives, the illegal army chases them out of their territory; burning their homes, killing men, raping women, bombing houses so they need to move out, elsewhere - always where the land is poor and living conditions impoverished.

People flee their homes to the settlement of Riosucio, where they live in extreme misery, poverty, desperate because they cannot return home. Missionaries want to help these people, but unfortunately, they often lack the resources to work effectively.

They want to rebuild their missionary library, to provide people with space for music and theater activities, where young people will be able to get in touch with their roots and culture.

Two of our missionaries spent one whole month in Riosucio and they wrote a lot about the situation there. If you are interested to know more, check out their articles here >>

Thank you so much for every dollar dedicated to missionaries in Chocó and the people they live and work with.

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Missionaires in Colombia

In the area of Chocó there is a wild war. On the one hand, illegal guerrillas, on the other, army and police. The worst victims of the war are not the soldiers, but the communities of Indians and Afro-Colombians, native people living there. Click ‘Donate Now’ to read more.

$1,958 of $10,000 raised

Charity Donation For Missionaries in Colombia

$1,958 of $10,000 raised

In the area of ​​Chocó there is a wild war. On the one hand, illegal guerrillas, on the other, army and police.

The worst victims of the war are not the soldiers, but the communities of Indians and Afro-Colombians, native people living there.

New casualties are reported daily in these territories. In the forests inhabited by natives, the illegal army chases them out of their territory; burning their homes, killing men, raping women, bombing houses so they need to move out, elsewhere - always where the land is poor and living conditions impoverished.

People flee their homes to the settlement of Riosucio, where they live in extreme misery, poverty, desperate because they cannot return home. Missionaries want to help these people, but unfortunately, they often lack the resources to work effectively.

They want to rebuild their missionary library, to provide people with space for music and theater activities, where young people will be able to get in touch with their roots and culture.

Two of our missionaries spent one whole month in Riosucio and they wrote a lot about the situation there. If you are interested to know more, check out their articles here >>

Thank you so much for every dollar dedicated to missionaries in Chocó and the people they live and work with.

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