Early in the Caleb
Ministry history it was determined that any assistance
and helps program should be designed to give the
recipients more than immediate relief. The goal became
helping others to help themselves. Starting with the
pea patch gardens,
designed programs to teach trades, skills or vocations.
In Africa, the Biafra program is teaching
at the Chelsea House (Polio victims home) and to teach
gardening and harvesting in villages, and teaching
marketing skills in the towns using abundant local
The average annual income
in Romania is approximately $60 per year, to purchase a
cow - about $200.00, often an unobtainable number So,
Caleb began the "Buy a piece of the Cow" campaign.
the farmer's family can use the milk, make cheese, sell
eggs, the offspring and still have food left for their
own families. And animal husbandry, unlike tilling
the soil, is often an acceptable form of earning a
living in cultures where farming is not.
In Romania, we have
fostered computer learning and technology, bible skills.
pea patch gardening, sewing classes, Braille bible
reading programs, bee hiverey, auto repair, and other
In Mexico and the
Philippines, we have provided knitting machines, sewing
machines, school textbooks, computers, clothing, medical
supplies and assisted peace corps
programs with resources.