Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

Another Kind of Endurance Needed for This Marathon

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KARAWA, DR CONGO (August 28, 2012) – “Eight hours, three minutes!” declared Pete Ekstrand. “That beats my record of seven hours and 10 minutes!”



Covenant Kids Congo Live Webcast Wednesday

Post a Comment » Written on August 27th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (August 27, 2012) – The Covenant Kids Congo team will host a live webcast at 10 a.m. (CDT) Wednesday to discuss their recent trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo as well as the resources available within the …


Kids for Congo Registrations Moving at Fast Pace

Post a Comment » Written on August 20th, 2012     
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GEMENA, DR CONGO (August 20, 2012) – Since beginning their work less than three months ago, volunteers already have registered 12,000 children for the Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision project.



Live Congo Broadcast Cancelled

Post a Comment » Written on August 15th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (August 15, 2012) – Plans to broadcast a live interview from the Democratic Republic of Congo later today had to be scrapped due to logistical incompatibilities in accessing an adequate Internet connection in Gemena.…


75th Anniversary Mission Celebration Under Way in Congo

2 comments Written on August 13th, 2012     
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KARAWA, DR CONGO (August 13, 2012) – More than 8,700 Congolese men, women, and children gathered Sunday for nearly seven hours on an open field nicknamed “Times Square” to celebrate 75 years of Evangelical Covenant Church ministry



First Visitors Arrive for Congo 75th Celebration

2 comments Written on August 6th, 2012     
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KARAWA, DR CONGO (August 6, 2012) – The first of 24 international church representatives arrived Saturday to help celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Covenant’s ministry in Africa – festivities will take place August 12-15.…


New Solar Panels Lighting the Way in Karawa

5 comments Written on August 2nd, 2012     
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KARAWA, DR CONGO (August 2, 2012) – Newly installed solar panels have enabled the hospital here to have electricity nearly every day.…


Deep Diving Tragedy Opens Door to Sharing Gospel

Post a Comment » Written on July 18th, 2012     
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DAKAR, SENEGAL (July 18, 2012) – Missionary Dan Mulay learned that deep diving fisherman of a coastal tribe south of here were suffering high mortality rates after they had received a gift of older scuba equipment. The deaths were due …


CWR Sending Funds to Aid Fleeing Congolese Refugees

Post a Comment » Written on July 16th, 2012     
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By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (July 16, 2012) – Covenant World Relief is sending aid to long-time partner Medical Teams International (MTI) to help them respond to a growing crisis as 20,000 refugees flee a breakout of violence in the



CWR Grant Assists Effort to Help Victims of Violence

3 comments Written on July 11th, 2012     
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CHICAGO, IL (July 11, 2012) – A new Covenant World Relief grant will enable HEAL Africa, a ministry in the most dangerous area of the Democratic Republic of Congo, to integrate multiple disciplines to help individuals