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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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Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014

Zadock and Luke: A Passion for Fatherhood

By Mike Smith
I visited two dads in Kenya recently. In fact, I stayed overnight in their homes. Both men and their families participate in programs managed by our partner Anglican Development Services (ADS), Nyanza, and I was there to see it up close. The program

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Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014

Age is Nothing But a Number

By Nagulan Nesiah.
In partnership with the Amity Foundation, Episcopal Relief & Development began a program in China to combat pollution and improve health in rural communities such as the Puxi Village. In the Puxi Village, a tiny locale in south

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Friday, May 23, 2014

Academic Partnerships Equip Communities for a Brighter Future

By Angela Siele
This blog was written by Angela Siele, a student at Cornell University, who shares her experience of working in Burundi with Episcopal Relief & Development, in partnership with Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life 

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Thursday, May 22, 2014

To and Within – Savings with Education

By Kellie McDaniel

This is the second half of our Microfinance Workshop blog. The first blog by Episcopal Service Corps Intern Angela Kim describes the experience of being a participant in the workshop. In this blog, Program Officer Kellie McDaniel relays her ex

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Dedicated Few

By Nagulan Nesiah.

The news from South Sudan continues to be troubling. But it's not news I see on our nightly broadcasts or read about in the major newspapers.  South Sudan seems to be all but forgotten by the mainstream media. No, the news I get

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Silver or Gold, I Have None

By Angela Kim.

But Peter said, “I have no silver or gold, but what I have I give you; in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, stand up and walk.”
 Acts 3:6

Acts 3:6 is one of the most well
known verses in the Bible, but one that I never fully

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