75th Anniversary International Symposium



We were thrilled to have our partners share their successes and challenges at the 75th Anniversary International Symposium on Wednesday, November 11, 2015.

75th International Symposium Program

The afternoon opened with a keynote address from Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group. It also included presentations and panels from partner agencies, development professionals and Episcopal Relief & Development staff. Workshops focused on the strengths and complexities of local partnerships and offered opportunities for engagement and reflection on how to end extreme poverty.

Article – Episcopal News Service: Episcopal Relief & Development celebrates 75th anniversary”

Case studies shared included program work from Angola, Burundi, Kenya, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Zambia and NetsforLife® partner countries. 

Case Studies

Angola | Savings & Empowerment

Burundi | Sustainable Livelihoods

Kenya | Integrated Economic Empowerment

Philippines | Transforming from Receivers to Givers

Sri Lanka | Disaster Risk Reduction

Zambia | Early Childhood Development


Watch the videos that were shared:

Disaster Preparedness and Response – Fr. Manoruban

Guatemala: Women’s Empowerment through Micro-finance Program 

Catherine’s Story | Early Childhood Development Program