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, September 23, 2015
This week, New York City—and especially the neighborhood
where the Episcopal Church Center is located—is buzzing with
activity. The Pope is coming to town, along with hundreds of
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
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Throughout the year people come up with creative ways to raise
money for Episcopal Relief & Development. One popular and fun
way has been during major sporting events like the World Series or
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
With picture postcard landscapes, rich agricultural possibilities,
and a people committed to a sustainable future, Mozambique is a
place of great beauty and potential. But intense seasonal...
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...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
By Mike Smith ------------------------ Tiny shafts of sunlight dot
the mud walls of Margaret Atieno Juma’s small bedroom—just enough
to illuminate the mosquito net that was hung there a year ago....
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Today I am in Nairobi, where Episcopal Relief & Development and
NetsforLife® are co-sponsoring GBCHealth’s Business Engagement
Roundtable on Malaria in Kenya. This is an opportunity to
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
In the next week, two emerging leaders will embark on Episcopal
Relief & Development’s pilgrimage to Ghana, Africa. One will
bring with her a passion for civic engagement and education seeking
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
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
“Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you
may be in good health, just as it is well with your soul.”
Sunday, April 7, 2013
On World Health Day, we check in with Kikala Isabel Tomas,
Mothers’ Union worker and Coordinator of the Anglican Diocese of
Angola’s Child Survival Program. Since 2011, Episcopal
Monday, November 12, 2012
November 12 is World Pneumonia Day, established in 2009 to raise
global awareness and advocacy around a disease that is the leading
killer of children under age five worldwide. The event is led by
Saturday, October 27, 2012
It was “In-House" this week at Episcopal Relief & Development,
which is when all of our staff, including from the Ghana regional
office and satellite locations around the US, get together at...
Friday, September 14, 2012
The Episcopal Diocese of Chicago worked with Episcopal Relief &
Development to pilot a diocesan team to run the Chicago Half
Marathon with the NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund as an official
Thursday, August 16, 2012
High-school senior Emma Wright is a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal
Church, Arlington, and a lay leader in the Diocese of Virginia. She
is the lead youth representative for the Bishops’...
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Last week, people from around the world converged in Washington,
D.C., to participate in the 19th International AIDS Conference.
Through this year’s theme, “Turning the Tide Together,”...
Friday, June 22, 2012
MORO, Kenya – On a recent visit to this community in western Kenya,
near the shores of Lake Victoria, I found inspiration in an
integrated approach to the area’s numerous development