Roadblocks to thriving

  • 35% of renters in New Orleans devote 50% or more of their income to rent and utilities (National average is 25%).

  • 27% of New Orleans lives in poverty compared with only 16% nationally.

  • Minority-owned businesses represent 27% of businesses in New Orleans, yet only account for 2% of gross receipts.

Our SOLUTIONs

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George Müller ran an orphanage that cared for 10,024 orphans. He never asked anyone for help. Instead, he prayed and, without fail, God’s provisions appeared. Please pray for effectiveness in our efforts and the provision to sustain our work. E-mail, pray@strochcdc.org to get prayer updates.

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