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World Relief Congo is Building Resilience from Ashes

The Eruption On May 22nd in the town of Goma, DR Congo, Mount Nyiragongo lit up the sky with a red glow. Many of the 2 million residents recognized the signs and feared the worst —  the towering volcano was once again active. By early evening, their fears were confirmed when the volcano began to…

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World Relief Malawi’s New Country Director is a Role Model for Girls

On an early morning in April, World Relief Malawi staff gathered together in Lilongwe for a socially distanced outdoor ceremony. Staff from abroad called in virtually. There was prayer, there were speeches, there was commissioning. The purpose? To welcome Matilda Matitha as the new World Relief Malawi Country Director. Matilda is one of three women…

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Long Distance Love On the morning of February 17th, Rafia woke up and prepared a feast for the arrival of her husband, Abdinasir. But when an unprecedented snowstorm hit the Mid-south, Abdinasir’s flight was canceled and he got stuck in Chicago. Rafia, however, was undeterred. The next morning, she woke up and cooked another welcome-home…

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The Secret Behind The Smile

Never Again April 7th marks the beginning of 100 days of commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. This is a special time to remember more than a million people that were murdered because of the way they were created.  It is a time to grieve but also to unite and rebuild…

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In 2018, World Relief Sacramento volunteers Becca and Luke Voight began connecting with refugee youth at a local park. What started as an informal gathering has now grown into a robust program called The Welcome Club.  The Welcome Club partners with four area elementary schools to serve upwards of 100 students. Itoffers space for immigrant kids to ‘just be…

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