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Transformation in Tanzania

As our team travels from village to village, a common theme we hear is that we are making history. The village leaders say that the problem of disease and…

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Iraq Update

Saleem is your average ten-year-old boy who likes playing soccer and running around. But three years ago, while his family was fleeing from Mosul, IS fighters caught up to…

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Gleaners impact Syrian refugees and IDPs

“I’m still in shock; the situation was very, very, very bad,” Simon* told me, the day after their first visit to Debaga Camp at the end of July. “Yesterday…

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Giving a Gift to Make a Difference

This Christmas, give a gift of meaning that can change a life.

Written by Sarah Casimong - 
 

As the holidays approach and Christmas displays go…

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Update from the ground in Iraq

This letter is to update you on the situation in Mosul, Iraq since the battle to liberate Mosul began on October 17th.

We have been able…

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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…

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May deadliest month of 2015 in Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the deaths of more than 6,600 people has made May the bloodiest month so far this year in Syria.

The monitoring…

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Skills for a Lifetime

On May 21, Professor Sabina Cantero taught a course for the Development of Cleaning Products in Marquetalia, Paraguay. The teacher, who was very kind and hardworking, shared, “15 years ago, I learned to make…

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Sectarian Wedge Pushes From Syria Into Lebanon

LABWEH, Lebanon — Recent outbreaks of fighting and growing sectarian tensions in northern Lebanon have heightened fears that the civil war in neighboring Syria is spilling over with new…