Thursday, May 24, 2012
I have been an international program officer with Episcopal Relief
& Development since February 2012, leading our global
agriculture and food supply programs. I have been working in the
Sunday, January 26, 2014
When I got on the plane in New York for Manila a few weeks
ago, I had in the back of my mind the generosity of the many, many
people across the country who had donated to our Philippines
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...
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
"This is a gift." That is what the 27-year-old Omar Isaias Lazo
said to me in late August about the agriculture and environmental
exchange program run by our partner, the Council of...
Monday, October 7, 2013
The following blog was originally posted on the CEPAD (Council of
Protestant Churches of Nicaragua) website. -----------------
Last week farmers in Nueva Guinea signed an agreement with the...
Friday, June 28, 2013
Access to clean water is a critical issue facing the most
vulnerable communities around the world. In this blog Program
Officer, Sara Delaney, reminds us that the solutions to accessing
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Last week during my second visit to Burundi, we went up to the
north of the country, just near the border with Rwanda, to a
community called Rwibikara. The story we heard from the people our
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Last week, World Food Day was internationally recognized in a
number of ways . However, the biggest celebration (to my knowledge)
kicked off in Des Moines, Iowa, on Tuesday, with the World Food
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Last week, the streets around our office were buzzing with all of
the action from the 2012 United Nations General Assembly. Walking
outside, you could run into anyone from the President of Haiti to...
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
I ate rice every day during my recent 10-day visit to the
Philippines. Most days, I ate it two or three times. So when I
think about my trip, rice is one of the first things that comes to
Thursday, May 24, 2012
On a recent program visit to Nicaragua, the stories, people and
experiences came together and made me think of some books I hadn’t
thought about since high school – the Chicken Soup for the...
Friday, April 20, 2012
Recently, my colleague and I were sitting in the offices of the
Anglican Diocese of Harare in Zimbabwe, discussing a new type of
community development program called “Umoja.” Our host told us...