Monday, November 23, 2015
Over the course of the 75th Anniversary Celebration, our 75 Stories
Project has given me the opportunity to hear from many of Episcopal
Relief & Development's supporters and friends. This...
Monday, November 2, 2015
As one of the newer staff members at Episcopal Relief &
Development, there has been much for me to learn about the
organization. From our life saving work post-disaster, to our
Monday, October 12, 2015
International Day for Disaster Reduction is October 13, and the
theme for 2015 is how communities are using traditional, indigenous
and local knowledge to prepare for and respond to disasters....
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Are you ready for an immersive journey through Kenya? That’s what
it feels like when listening to Major Gifts Officer Mike Smith
share his in-depth experience of visiting families, savings...
Monday, June 15, 2015
So, what is a Presiding Bishop? And, what is The Presiding
Bishop's Fund for World Relief? I was attending my first conference
after being selected as President of what was then the organization
Monday, June 1, 2015
As part of its Ensemble Nous Pouvons (Together We Can)
program, the Anglican Church of Congo (PEAC) is mobilizing members
to create and develop initiatives that use existing resources to
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A movement is afoot in Angola that is empowering women and families
to improve their lives and it involves an innovative
community-based Savings with Education program. Using an integrated
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Being in New York, I live some 2,500 miles away from my mom.
She is in Seattle embracing an active retirement with my dad and
creating a wonderful second ‘career’ that involves living out a
Friday, April 24, 2015
The World Health Organization reports that “we are winning the
fight against malaria,” but warns there is the risk of resurgence
if we don’t take care to sustain the gains made so far against...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Imagine a classroom where there are no desks, and where students
are encouraged to write directly on the table in front of them.
Imagine a classroom where students are given the latest technology
Monday, February 23, 2015
Tanner Tennyson grew up in a small town on the peninsula, across
the water from Seattle, Washington. He’s always had a heart for
kids and people he could sense were hurting inside. At birth...
Friday, January 30, 2015
Last May, we shared a blog by Angela Siele, the first student to
participate in our agriculture program in Burundi as part of our
exciting new partnership with Cornell University. This blog is a
Monday, December 1, 2014
By Faith Rowold and Ximena Diego. ------------------------------
Today's feature story explores the vital work of our partner
Siempre Unidos. It started with an Episcopal priest in Honduras...
Monday, November 24, 2014
My family tradition for Thanksgiving was, like many others, built
around a spectacular communal meal. At least 15 members of my
extended family would gather around the oval oak dining room table
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Day of the Girl is on October 11th, a great time to remember the
importance of empowering girls and women. In this story we learn
that sometimes the simplest things can help. ...
Friday, September 26, 2014
On St. Francis’ Day, many Episcopal churches open their doors to
animals of every kind. Fuzzy, furry, feathered and scaled. Slimy,
soft, cuddly and jumpy; people and their animal companions come...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
On a cloudy day in September, Agnes, Boima, Siah, Weedor and Harry
gather at the Bong County Health Office in Liberia. They make up
the Core Development Program team for the Episcopal Church...
Friday, July 18, 2014
By Mike Smith ---------------------------- The Reverend Deacon Gail
Ganter-Toback gives away a lot of what she has. “I don’t need
twenty sweaters,” she told me recently at lunch in midtown
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
By Nagulan Nesiah. ----------------------------------------- In
partnership with the Amity Foundation, Episcopal Relief &
Development began a program in China to combat pollution and
improve health in...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
By Kellie McDaniel ------------------------------ This is the
second half of our Microfinance Workshop blog. The first
blog by Episcopal Service Corps Intern Angela Kim describes
the experience of...