Beauty Out of Ashes

Story by Angelika S. There are places you would never choose to call your home. There are lives you would never choose to live. There are destinies you would never choose to experience. All of these seem to be combined in a place called Camp Moria: 17,000 to 20,000 people crammed together in a place […]

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Waiting for Fruit

Reverend John Kamara has lived in Musaia – a large town in northern Sierra Leone, 10 miles from the Guinea border – all of his life. He has served there as a pastor since 1964, and has been around long enough not to be discouraged when he doesn’t see immediate fruit on the vine! Prior […]

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Slow But Steady

In Sierra Leone, when a person speaking the Krio dialect wants to indicate that they are moving forward at a slow but steady pace, they express it by saying, “Small small.” For the past year, this is how the pace of forward movement has seemed as we have been seeking the Lord for His means […]

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GAiN Is Responding to COVID-19

Thank you for keeping Global Aid Network (GAiN) in your prayers. You have been on our minds and hearts, and we continue to pray for those of you who are experiencing a challenging and stressful time. COVID-19 has changed the lives of people across the world, leaving many of us to deal with an evolving […]

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Update on GAiN’s Response to COVID-19

Undoubtedly, this is one of many emails you have received this week regarding the spread of the coronavirus and the corresponding COVID-19 respiratory disease. We appreciate your prayers and support for Global Aid Network (GAiN) as we continue to step forward daily into the unknown. In all the uncertainty, we are leaning on Jesus and His word. […]

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Global Aid Network (GAiN) Canada’s Response to COVID-19

Earlier this week, WHO declared COVD-19 a pandemic. We recognize that we are living in a time of anxiety and stress, and wanted to provide an update on our current operations and response to the situation. How does this affect GAiN? The Government of Canada recently advised Canadians to avoid all non-essential international travel. As an […]

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Coronavirus and WASH

With the first case of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Sub-Saharan Africa confirmed by local authorities in Nigeria, it’s worth thinking about how to reduce the spread of this disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) has consistently said the best way to protect yourself and others from getting sick is to wash your hands with clean […]

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Proud of Their Water

In Benin, when visitors come to your village, you welcome them by offering a drink of water. The village of Wession Camp Peulh in Northern Benin had a problem with this custom. The only water they had available was dirty and unsafe to drink. They would collect it from holes that they dug in the […]

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A Flourishing Community Health Centre

Elvie is the head medical doctor at the health centre in the village of Woria in Northern Benin. She runs a team of nurses to provide health services to the community. The team, more than anyone, knows how essential clean water is to health. Clinic staff used to have to ride motorcycles to purchase water […]

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More Life, Joy And Vigour

After spending a week in Benin on a LIFE Team Vision Trip with Global Aid Network (GAiN), Rachel Botma had visited enough villages to see the contrast between communities with access to clean water and those without. “Just to see the enormous impact that having clean water has on a community was really something. You […]

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