Tag: life teams

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Freed to Lead

“I received hands-on experience [with] an organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of needy and destitute girls and women in the world.” – Bob, India LIFE…

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Seeing God's love at Mukti

“I don’t think I have quite enjoyed worship and prayer as [much as] I have with the residents of Mukti. Seeing their simple faith has inspired me and the…

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Embracing the Unexpected

Team member is blessed by the change in plan - 

As someone who has been on mission trips every year for six years, Jenny knows that you should…

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Serving Haiti, the Resilient Country

“I held a baby who had been left in the dump, being eaten by rats, and my heart broke again; this time seeing starving children and animals [in] the…

Posted by Lindsey Schacter
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Why Should I go to Paraguay?

Summer is coming. Days of sunshine and BBQ’s and time to relax with family and friends. As you look ahead and eagerly anticipate this season, I'd like…

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Five Years Later

Many individuals participated in one of the LIFE Team projects to Haiti and/or they gave to the rebuilding of the Ca-Ira Orphanage.

As an organization, we could not…

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Anita And The Bathroom

Steam seemed to rise from the ground, fall from the sky and stick to me like an unwanted blanket. Summer afternoon heat in south-central India can be brutal. 

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A Treasure

by Mark Forman and Merita Scott -

Three-year-old Jitu was born into a life of poverty and sadness.

When he was only one month old, his mom…

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What Would It Be Like?

by Mark Forman and Merita Scott -

“Come, girls. It’s time to walk to the train station,” called out their mommy. This was the normal morning conversation for…

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A brighter day

After yesterday's little hick up. I am glad today went a whole lot better.

We ended up using two GAiN vehicles and also rented an eight-seater suv for…

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A day in the field

It was quite a special day today. It's funny because the day before, the LIFE Team was talking about holding things with an open hand and practicing flexibility.

Posted by Myra (LIFE Team Member)
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Journeying through Haiti

- Stark poverty or abounding richness?

That’s the question I asked myself during my week in Haiti. The moment I stepped onto the hot, bustling streets of Port…

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The Power of Presence

This past November, GAiN held their first project to Mexico. Working alongside a local team of seven nationals, a layer ofdepth was added to the team of five; contributing…

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Mukti recognized for their work in social justice

"Your tireless efforts to provide a Christ-centered home where destitute women and children irrespective of their background are accepted, cared for, and transformed and empowered to liberate them from…

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Mukti Wins Mother Teresa Award

Did you know that Mukti Mission (a home that we are involved with under our Women and Children area) just received the Mother Teresa Memorial Award for SocialJustice (on…

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Worthwhile Investment

GAiN helps create future for young man at Ca-Ira

Rene, eldest of five, grew up living on a riverbank in a rural part of Haiti.At the age of…

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A Chance To Love On Others

LIFE Team cares for Indian residents at Mukti

Global Aid Network (GAiN) sent their first LIFE Team to Mukti Mission in India.

Tony Vanderwal, retired dairy farmer,…

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The Girl in Orange

Some of you may remember the story of Rosemile, a twelve week old girl had been brought to Global Aid Network (GAiN) Canada’s medical clinic in Chambrun, Haiti in…

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The Lifeless Bundle

An anxious LIFE Team member treats Haitian woman

Just before noon one day in November 2010, Michael Peirone, a physician assistant from Barrie, Ontario, watched a young lady…

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A Surprise Blessing

GAiN staff moved to look beyond her skepticism

While Lindsey Schacter, the LIFE Team Manager for Global Aid Network, and Walter Isaak, a LIFE Team member helping with…

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Ca-Ira Orphanage

Did you know that GAiN is involved with an orphanage in Haiti?

The Ca-Ira orphanage, situated in Leogane and established in 1988, receives and cares for orphans and…

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What is a LIFE Team?

Most people have a specific passion or interest. Usually those same people also have a component of their “LIFE” (whether Labor, Influence, Finance or Expertise) that they could contribute…