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A Social Place

Women love to talk, that is a universally shared characteristic of women in community. It is certainly true of the women in the village of Chipunda in southern Tanzania. The…
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Faithfully Serving

Mrs. Clotilde Haedo (pictured on the right), 57 years old, is a hardworking mother of seven, currently living with two of her kids in Isla Bogado, Paraguay, in the neighborhood…
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Shaped for Eternity

When Rajalini was a young girl, she would visit a nearby hospital run by a Christian Mission. She would watch, fascinated, as the nurses cared for patients, taking note of…
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Allowing Creativity to Flourish

When Benita found out she was sick and began to grow weaker, she could no longer clean houses for a living. She began to sell traditional Paraguayan foods from her…
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Dance for Joy, Water and Jesus

The women in Barou (Badekparou), Benin used to have to walk upwards of 10km to fetch dirty water from rivers and swamps and then carry the heavy jugs back home.…
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Grateful Every Day

Telma is 12 years old and lives with her mother Liz, her grandmother Esperanza and her sister Sara. For the majority of her life she has been under the care…
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Growing Faith and a Business

Irene is a woman of many talents. Though her profession and passion is cosmetology, she began selling perfumes and clothing 22 years ago. She always dreamed of opening her own…
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Hope Through Gifts

Another year has passed since the Syrian Civil War started in 2011 and the country remains unstable. Our partners on the ground are still working faithfully to bring hope and…
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The Family Business

Fifteen years ago, Rosalina knew her life was about to drastically change. When her youngest son was born with mental disabilities, she immediately searched for a way to work from…
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Working Together for Gender Equality

“The gender training has had a huge impact on our households,” one woman from the village of Fignonhou, Benin, told us after we had conducted a gender sensitivity training in…
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Rekindled Dreams

Alex P., Paraguay LIFE Team Participant, shares his experience below. I was expecting to simply do some business workshops and that was it – but God had greater plans. I…
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The Impact of a Donation

  Q&A With Salome, WFLI Benin Vision Trip Participant Salome from Germany recently participated in Global Aid Network (GAiN) Canada’s 2018 Benin Vision trip. Q: How did you first hear…
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Water Gives Lift to Chilaile’s Local Economy

Brick making is a significant source of income for the people in Southern Tanzania as the soil is strong. The process of making bricks involves creating a pit of mud,…
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Learning to Respond Under Pressure in DART Training

When participating in a DART (Disaster Assistance Response Team) mission you need to work through any physical, mental and emotional challenges that may arise -- and that’s just what DART…
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No Longer Just News Stories

  Guest blog by Pam W., Two-Time Lebanon LIFE Team Participant Geopolitical crises and wars have become typical news items. Following the coverage of the war in Syria, the images…

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