Saturday, May 11, 2013
By Cynthia Coe It’s spring planting time! This is the time of year
we plant the tiny seeds we hope will sprout and grow into tomatoes,
cucumbers, beans and many other vegetables we will enjoy later...
Friday, May 10, 2013
By Cynthia Coe It’s spring planting time! This is the time
of year we plant the tiny seeds we hope will sprout and grow into
tomatoes, cucumbers, beans and many other vegetables we will enjoy
Friday, December 7, 2012
I am in Myanmar this week on what is my twelfth visit to the
country. And each of my dozen trips has been unique.
Despite what seems to be a visit to an animal husbandry project and
Friday, March 23, 2012
As yesterday was World Water Day, I’ve been thinking more about how
vital water is to human life. When you’ve always had access to
clean water, though, it’s easy to wonder what all the fuss on...
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Today, March 8, marks the annual celebration of International
Women’s Day. This year’s theme is “Empower Rural Women – End
Hunger and Poverty.” Episcopal Relief & Development has
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Last week, I had the rare treat of talking to an Episcopal Relief
& Development program partner in person. Although our
program officers often meet face-to-face with our local church
partners in the...
Sunday, October 16, 2011
I was standing in a field the other day in rural Honduras, chatting
with a farmer named Alexi. Another farmer and neighbor of
Alexi's passed around freshly shucked corn on the cob for us to
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Immediately upon arrival at the office of the Diocese of Durgapur,
one of our partners in India, I was informed that the proposed
itinerary to visit our project areas would have to be shuffled....
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Today was a good day. It was one of those days where I learned of
the profound impact of our work – it was made crystal clear through
the voices of Episcopal Relief & Development...
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Lately, a number of folks have contacted me for advice about micro
finance organizations that offer sponsorship opportunities.
There are a number of organizations that have websites where you,