Making a Visible Difference in Haiti

Traveling with a medical missions team in Haiti, ministry advocate Juli Jarvis expected to have very little involvement with our ministry. She was pleasantly surprised, however, to experience the opposite.

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From Negative to Positive Motivation

Rowel kept telling himself, “I’m going to be rich someday, and when I grow up I am going to show everyone in my neighborhood, especially my father, that I am good for something.”

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A Heart Deeply Stirred

Not everyone experiences the developing world in the same way. How is your heart stirred for those who live in a developing country?

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Blood, Sweat & Compassion: Kilimanjaro – The Ascent

Mt. Kilimanjaro ascent day was epic, to say the least. It was like Ben Hur, The Odyssey and Lord of the Rings all rolled into one.

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What’s So Important About Being First Anyway?

For four days we hiked up Mt. Kilimanjaro, experiencing breathtaking scenery and great camaraderie along the way. Up to this point, the ever-increasing altitude was not a problem. But would we make it to the summit?

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Ministry Highlight: Kenya

We began our ministry in Kenya in 1980, with the Child Sponsorship Program. In 2001, we started the Leadership Development Program began, and the Child Survival Program followed in 2004.

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Small Things that Matter to Children

Children don’t necessarily need the extraordinary from us. They just need us to spend time with them, know them, love them, and be available for them.

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Ministry Highlight: Colombia

We began our ministry in Colombia in 1974 with the Child Sponsorship Program. In 2005, we started the Leadership Development Program.

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Ministry Highlight: Uganda

We began our ministry in Uganda in 1980 with the Child Sponsorship Program. In 1999, we started the Leadership Development Program the Child Survival Program followed in 2006

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Ministry Highlight: Rwanda

We began our ministry in Rwanda in 1980 with the Child Sponsorship Program. In 2008, we started the Leadership Development Program, and the Child Survival Program followed in 2010.

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From “Cry Baby” to Respected Leader

Lawrence, who once was very shy and considered a “cry baby,” now bursts with confidence at Makerere University Business School in Uganda.

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