Volunteers from a Malaysian company and an NGO provided assistance recently to the Chewong village at Kuala Gandah. According to a news post last week in The Sun Daily, a Malaysian English-language news source, personnel from 7-Eleven Malaysia, a branch of the international chain of convenience stores, and people from the organization NGOHub Asia cooperated […]

The media often report how the Amish form work groups after disasters strike in order  to repair and reconstruct buildings that have burned down or blown away. The Amish in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, exceeded even their own high standards over the past two weeks by rapidly rebuilding structures destroyed by a tornado. On Wednesday evening, […]

Last week, a newspaper in Rochester, New York, reported that some Amish men are helping fight fires with a couple of volunteer fire companies in the Finger Lakes region. The reporter spoke with William Palmer, Sr., at the Croton Engine and Hose Co. No. 1 in the town of Ovid, and with Dale Standard at […]

Storms in New Market, Alabama, did about $100,000 of damage to the farm of Susan Ayers-Kelley early in June, but a large Amish crew from nearby Tennessee helped clean up her property. As neighbors and participants in her Plowboy Produce Auction facility in Ethridge, Tennessee, they were eager to help. According to a news account […]