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Wednesday, Oct 08, 2014

A Reason to Go Out

Day of the Girl is on October 11th, a great time to remember the importance of empowering girls and women. In this story we learn that sometimes the simplest things can help. When I went to central India in August to visit a new agriculture program we have started there with CASA

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Friday, Sep 26, 2014

St. Francis’ Day: Animals as Blessings

On St. Francis’ Day, many Episcopal churches open their doors to animals of every kind. Fuzzy, furry, feathered and scaled. Slimy, soft, cuddly and jumpy; people and their animal companions come to church on that day for the animals to be blessed. A beautiful gesture to be sure, and in my mind

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Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014

Responding to the Ebola Crisis: A Collective Effort

On a cloudy day in September, Agnes, Boima, Siah, Weedor and Harry gather at the Bong County Health Office in Liberia. They make up the Core Development Program team for the Episcopal Church of Liberia. Together, they support community advancements in agriculture, gender-based issues and health.

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Monday, Sep 22, 2014

Fostering Sustainable Livelihoods in Mozambique

In this captivating video, we can see how Asset-Based Community Development is used to empower remote communities in Mozambique. One example of the partnership between Episcopal Relief & Development and the Diocese of Lebombo is the brick making program. 

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Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014

Microfinance Program Empowers Women to Create Their Own Sustainable Income

In this week’s featured story, you will learn about one of Episcopal Relief & Development’s programs in partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of Honduras. The program provides micro-credit loans to help people start or expand their businesses.  The video is a 

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Thursday, Sep 11, 2014

Drawing Strength and Vision from the One Who Came to Serve

One of the most significant events during my years as Presiding Bishop was the transformation of The Presiding Bishop’s Fund for World Relief into Episcopal Relief & Development. The change in title signified a whole new understanding of the nature and purpose of the Fund. Two things were 

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