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It’s been a year of incredible change. But at World Relief, we believe you were made for change. And the truth is, we can make more change when we come together in unity. In today’s story, World Relief DR Congo’s Berger Bireo shares how he came to understand that a unified Church has the power…

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World Humanitarian Day Every year on August 19, we celebrate World Humanitarian Day — a day that commemorates humanitarian workers who, despite all odds, continue to provide life-saving support and protection to those most in need. Around the world, people suffer daily from extreme poverty, violence, famine, displacement and much more. At World Relief, we…

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History Today marks the 26th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi, a grim moment in my country’s history and one that I remember vividly. I grew up in Rusizi District on the western side of Rwanda. The genocide was carried out in my home village the same way it was throughout the rest of…

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Pastor Orr is the Senior Pastor at Brown Missionary Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee. In July 2019, he traveled to Rwanda with a group of pastors to learn from World Relief’s peacebuilding and racial reconciliation efforts in Rwanda.  Q: Tell us about your trip. How did it compare to your expectations? I’ve always been impressed…

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The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is home to 200 ethnic groups who speak nearly 250 different languages. Its ethnic diversity is matched only by its biological diversity.

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  Writing in 1921 after the first World War, English poet WB Yeats wrote a poem entitled “The Second Coming,“ in which he wrote: Things fall apart, the center cannot hold;Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world.The blood dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhereThe ceremony of innocence is drowned;The best lack all conviction, while the…

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In 2008 my wife and I were in her childhood home of Kenya when violence after the country’s election broke out—resulting in the death of over 1,100 people and the displacement of thousands more. As we witnessed the devastation in the lives of our friends and the Kenyan people, we felt called to act. And…

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DRC: The Conflict in Context “Conflict spares no one,” writes Cyprien Nkiriyumwami, World Relief Africa Director for Peacebuilding. The context in which he writes is that of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). For twenty years the DRC has experienced continuous and brutal conflict, originally a result of the tribal animosities unleashed by the…

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by Maggie KonstanskiWorld Relief Middle East Programs Technical and Operations Coordinator Last month, I stood in Iraq while looking out over Syria. My heart was heavy. New challenges emerged by the hour and all of our efforts felt insufficient when compared to the immense and ever-growing needs. As I stood in one land and looked…

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