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Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018

Helping children build brighter futures in Zambia

Episcopal Relief & Development would like to extend a great big THANK YOU to everyone that supported our recent campaign to help children thrive. We are delighted to report that we surpassed our $250K goal—enabling us to reach so many more of the world’s most vulnerable children. In this blog, Vice President of Advancement, Betsy Deisroth, shares why we are driven to make a difference in this critical area.

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Tuesday, Jun 05, 2018

Fulfilling God’s Dreams in Zambia

“What I love about this program is that it speaks both to my head and my heart,” says Rob Radtke as he reflects on his recent visit to Early Childhood Development centers in Zambia.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Puerto Rico is “The Diocese of Hope”

Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico last fall, but communities are recovering bit by bit and are preparing for the upcoming season.

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Families have an impact on the world

Betsy shares what she feels is the power and purpose of close-knit relationships with a renewed perspective, having just returned from Zambia and experiencing great loss.

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Monday, May 07, 2018

Celebrating Mother’s Day at Azraq Camp in Jordan

Experience a Mother’s Day celebration in the Azraq Syrian refugee camp in Jordan.

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Communities Take the Lead in Development

The In Conversation series offers up an opportunity for people to gain a deeper understanding about how Episcopal Relief & Development partners with communities around the world. In this blog we capture a conversation between long-time program officers Nagulan Nesiah and Abiy Seifu on the merits of Asset-Based Community Development.  

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