Stories

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Our Stories of Lasting Change are filled with hope, inspiration and love in action. They reflect the experiences of Episcopal Relief & Development partners, staff, participant communities, volunteers and friends who are moved to make a measurable difference in the lives of vulnerable women and children and help communities adapt to the effects of a changing climate. Join us on this life-changing journey. Subscribe below!
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Tuesday, Dec 01, 2015

World AIDS Day 2015 – Thoughts from Mozambique

December 1st is World AIDS Day. It’s an opportunity to demonstrate international solidarity for people living with HIV and to commemorate the spirit of those who have died battling the deadly disease. Below is a dispatch from Rebecca J. Vander Muelen, the Director of Community Development for

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Monday, Nov 23, 2015

Responding to Global Need, Hunger Program Legacy Lives On

Over the course of the 75th Anniversary Celebration, our 75 Stories Project has given me the opportunity to hear from many of Episcopal Relief & Development’s supporters and friends.  This very special blog post comes from two people whose work with the Hunger Program of The Episcopal C

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Thursday, Nov 19, 2015

Be Not Afraid

Our Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry, calls us to “Be not afraid.” I take his words to heart in these tense times.  Terrorism is not an abstract risk around the world and certainly not in New York City where I live with my family. If you let it, fear can paralyze you.  However

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Monday, Nov 02, 2015

New Kid on the Block

As one of the newer staff members at Episcopal Relief & Development, there has been much for me to learn about the organization. From our life saving work post
disaster, to our community development programs around the world, I truly feel that I am just one small piece of a much larger purpose.

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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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