Stories

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 prepare for and recover from climate-influenced events. Join us on this life-changing journey. Subscribe below!
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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Mission Possible: Youth and the Power of the Holy Spirit

Last year, I told the sixty teenagers gathered in our parish hall that today was the day we would travel to the North Pole. They looked at me quizz...

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Friday, May 08, 2020

Moments That Matter: One Mother’s Story

Millicent, a 29-year-old local community leader, lives with her family in Kasirere, a small village located in Kisumu County, Kenya. Her husband, G...

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Friday, Apr 17, 2020

Volunteering is Ministry: Celebrating Our Volunteers

I accidentally stumbled upon volunteer management as a profession over six years ago. After graduating from seminary, a job description caught my e...

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Friday, Apr 03, 2020

Palm Sunday: Our Hope Is For Nothing Less Than Life Itself

Palm Sunday is the gateway into Holy Week, and, perhaps, on this day, the most anxious Palm Sunday many of us have ever known, we might relate all ...

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Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020

Meet our Gender Initiatives Director: Chiseche Mibenge

Dr. Chiseche Mibenge joined Episcopal Relief & Development in Fall 2019. She reflects on her new role and how a chance meeting with a bishop dr...

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Wednesday, Mar 04, 2020

Under the Mango Tree: A Savings Group is Born

Twenty-five men and women from the farming community of Kuladaboog in Northern Ghana were meeting for the second time under the shade of a huge man...

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