Citizen Advocacy Groups Catalyze Change

By Covenant missionary Pete Ekstrand

Citizen Advocacy Group
One of the initiatives of Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision is to train up Citizen Advocacy Groups. Recently I accompanied the CKC team as they visited the first group formed in Gemena. It




God’s Great Love for the Children of Congo

“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!”

-1 John 3:1 (NIV)

 

Allow me to tell you about two beautiful young women. They




On the Ground in DR Congo: A Letter from President Gary Walter

1 Comment » Written on June 19th, 2018     
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By Gary Walter, President of the Evangelical Covenant Church

I just recently returned from DR Congo. I wanted to visit one more time before retirement to see progress on the ground. Choose any of the following words. They are all




From Jericho to Gemena: A Reflection from the CKC 6k Prayer Guide

A reflection from the CKC Six Weeks to 6k Prayer Guide.

By Justin Kazadi, World Vision DRC Ledia Operations Manager

The citizens said to Elisha, “As you can see, sir, this city is in a good location, but the




Read the CKC Six Weeks to 6k Prayer Guide

Spring has begun, and it’s time to lace up your running shoes! The Global 6k for Water is coming on Saturday, May 19th.

On that day, you can walk or run 6k for clean water in Congo! When you register




The Moment God Called Me to Run a Marathon


Photo by Gideon Tsang

In all honesty, I did not expect to be here. Writing my story about how God called me to run a marathon. (Seriously, did I just write that? Gulp.)

I never thought God would call ME




180,000+ Immunizations Administered – and More in the Winter 2018 Report

 

Covenant Kids Congo celebrates several wonderful achievements highlighted in the new CKC Winter 2018 Report. Here’s a glimpse of what’s happened through your faithfulness and the work of our amazing partners in Congo.

  • 180,310 important, potentially life-saving immunizations have




Meeting CKC Sponsored Children

Earlier this fall, CKC sponsored child Moise got to meet his sponsor, Al Tizon!

Watch what it was like for them to meet – and see other CKC kids who got to meet their sponsors this past year.

Moise and




A Triumphant Entry: Clean Water Comes to Merveille’s Neighborhood

Merveille fills her jug with clean water

Merveille, age 12, and her family used to collect drinking water from the murky waters of a local brook. As a result, Merveille often got sick from the contaminated water.

“I suffered bellyaches because of the bad water qualities, and




Give a CovCares Gift for CKC This Christmas

Post a Comment » Written on November 27th, 2017     
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As Christmas approaches, take a moment to explore the new CovenantCares Gift Guide and consider what gift you could give to walk with our brothers and sisters in Congo (and around the world!).

Through CovCares, you can support many of