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...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
By Chad Brinkman As I think on the coming season of Lent, I reflect
on the Baptismal Covenant, the promises made in the presence of God
as to how we are called to live out our faith. In the...
Saturday, December 21, 2013
By Sara Delaney We landed in Tacloban early on a Thursday morning,
setting down on an airfield full of military planes and white UN
tents. On the half-hour drive from the airport to where we would...
Sunday, December 15, 2013
We all know that Mary rode a donkey as she and Joseph traveled from
Nazareth to Bethlehem . And all women who have given
birth can truly appreciate the value of that donkey, given the
Monday, November 11, 2013
When Typhoon Haiyan struck, a colleague and I were packing our bags
for a visit with our partners in the Philippines. Initially, it
wasn't clear if the typhoon would set things back since...
Thursday, October 31, 2013
This All Saints’ Day, I will remember Andrew Maxwell. I never met
him, but we talked on the phone occasionally. He was kind and
quick, enthusiastic and sly. It’s hard to explain how all that
Sunday, July 28, 2013
Greetings from Bolgatanga! I am here in northern
Ghana visiting the programs of our local partner, ADDRO (the
Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization), in the
Anglican Diocese of Tamale. ...