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Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015

Take an Immersive Trip Through Ghana!

See the sights and hear the sounds on this immersive trip through Ghana. In February 2015, Episcopal Relief & Development awarded two seminarians, Lisa Jacoby and Charles Bauer, with the Ghana Pilgrimage Seminary Fellowship. Using a story mapping tool, Lisa shares their journ

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Thursday, Oct 15, 2015

The Next Moonshot – Food Security for All

Today is World Food Day, a time when people around the world come together to declare their commitment to eradicate hunger in our lifetime. In this blog we follow Sara Delaney’s experience at the Global Food Security Conference at Cornell University. #WFD2015  ___________________

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Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015

World Food Day – A Community Volunteer Helps to Eradicate Hunger in India

World Food Day is October 16. A time when people around the world come together to declare their commitment to eradicate hunger in our lifetime. In this blog we meet Seema, a community volunteer doing her part in India. #WFD2015  _________________________________ I met Seema on a hot, muggy a

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Monday, Oct 12, 2015

International Panel of Experts Share Experiences on Day for Disaster Reduction

International Day for Disaster Reduction is October 13, and the theme for 2015 is how communities are using traditional, indigenous and local knowledge to prepare for and respond to disasters. For Episcopal Relief & Development and its partners worldwide – including in the United States

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Tuesday, Oct 06, 2015

Empowering Women and Girls: The Rule, Not the Exception (and it’s not just a women’s issue)

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action
one of the most comprehensive and progressive global agendas for women and girls’ equality and empowerment. The momentum for ensuring that gender is at the forefront of national and international social,

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Thursday, Oct 01, 2015

Creationism: Franciscan Style

I’ve taken to calling myself a creationist these days, in part (grinning impishly) because I like to see how people react and in part because I have come to believe. (Still grinning impishly.) But really – because of St. Francis – I have come to believe in creation.

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