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
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The following is an interview with Adriana Embus, winner of the
2012 World Malaria Day Essay Contest held by the NetsforLife®
Inspiration Fund and Episcopal Relief & Development. Adriana is
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
I am an avid tea drinker. Seriously, I love tea. So
recently when I came into the office and found that the hot
water function on our water cooler was broken… I was forlorn. The
hot water function was...
Thursday, March 22, 2012
In Nicaragua, our partner El Porvenir is working with communities
on integrated water, sanitation and hygiene programs that are
notably impacting people’s health. Zeneyda, a resident of the...
Thursday, March 22, 2012
It is World Water Day, and the theme this year is “Water and Food
Security” – a chance to think about the relationship between water,
food production and food supply. Our daily water usage for...
Friday, March 9, 2012
Earlier this week, I had the privilege of attending a function
where Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the U.S. Agency for
International Development (USAID), outlined key points for USAID’s
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Deacon Philip Dunbar teaches the adult forum each Sunday at All
Saints Episcopal Church in Enterprise, Florida. His group is a cozy
one most weeks and, they have a familiar routine – reading...
Friday, October 7, 2011
Here in the Episcopal Relief & Development Marketing and
Communications Department, we try to work a season ahead. Over
the summer, we were working on resources for churches to use in the
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
“Look!” said Susana* as she danced for us, feet and hips moving
vigorously under the multicolored wrap around her waist, a huge
smile illuminating her face. My colleague Maria and I stood
Monday, March 14, 2011
The first Sunday of Lent is the often the only time of year when
The Great Litany is sung or said in The Episcopal Church, which is
perhaps why I relish the opportunity so much. As I was walking...
Monday, December 27, 2010
It is the time of year when all of the news outlets—television,
radio, newspapers, etc.— call us to remember the past year.
They remind us of all the things we have witnessed and the
Monday, December 20, 2010
The secret of pregnancy is that it’s an in-breaking reality that
promises new life and promises hope—and yet it remains
hidden. Even before a mother-to-be first suspects her
condition, she carries...
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
After 30 years of civil war, Sri Lanka is now into its second year
of peace. However, in many parts of the country the reality
is that the effects of the conflict are still present. There
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
This guest post is the third in a series by Episcopal Relief &
Development Volunteer Network members. Michelle Boomgaard, Seminary
Coordinator at Yale’s Berkeley Divinity School, poses...