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Hope Is in the Details: A Story from Malawi

Ntchisi, a district located in the heart of Malawi, is among the most vulnerable places where World Relief works. Forty percent of the population lives on less than $1 a day. Most people make their living as farmers, but the difficult conditions they work against make for poor harvests and profits. Preventable diseases like malaria…

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3 Ways to Give on #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is in full effect, so we’re keeping it simple and sharing three ways you can be a part of this movement of giving. You can give your time. You can give your talent. And you can give your treasure. Time. Are you a college student who can barely afford a nice meal, let alone…

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“Resurrection Rescue”: Reflections on Easter in Malawi

Roberta Nagel, volunteer Church Partnership Coordinator for Malawi, shares her reflections on Easter and the work of the Church in Malawi. We are just a few short days from Easter. As I remember and reflect upon relationships formed half a world away from my birthplace, I am captured by the intimate analogies between what I…

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Fingerprints.

by Maggie Utsey fingerprints.They tell a story all by themselves. Anointed and blessed are my days. His fingerprints are all over them. This week began in a 15-passenger van packed with 8 languages and 7 eager faces ready to put their best foot forward. Hours and interviews later, I’d picked up new words in each…

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So Much Happening in Twenty-Thirteen…

by Larissa Peters, World Relief Communications Liaison I don’t know about you, but I have an especially good feeling about 2013. I admit, I keep a journal, and on the first of every year, I wonder what will fill its pages. The same is true in managing this blog – what will be the stories,…

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A quiet, yet brave mother

At her upstairs apartment, Fardowsa greeted us at the door — a young Somali lady, tall, dressed in a flowery hijab. She invited us into the living room of the apartment she shares with her mother, Rukiya, who was seated on the carpet and covered with a pile of blankets in the chill of February.…

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M. Chey – A Story of Transformation

M. Chey has witnessed Cambodia’s many changes over the past few decades, and his own story of transformation is a powerful witness to what the Lord can do with a committed life. As a young man, Chey says that Buddhist teachings showed him he was a sinner, but even though he prayed to the gods…

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