Ground Update

CKC Begins Groundbreaking New Water Project at Karawa Hospital

By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

Karawa Hospital

Covenant Kids Congo is excited to announce a new project in Karawa, DR Congo. The Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) for Improved Health at Karawa Hospital Project is about to be launched, scheduled to

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Mama Kodemo’s Story: A Women’s Agricultural Group Profile

By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

Like many of the women in her agricultural group, Mama Kodemo has lost children to malnutrition. Only seven of her ten children are living. But recently, she’s learned critical skills that have drastically improved

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New CKC Fall 2018 Report: Nutrition, Sanitation, Advocacy, and More

Post a Comment » Written on November 8th, 2018     
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By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

Photo copyright Miriam Cameron

When you sponsor a child through Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision, you become part of the long-term transformation of a whole community in Gemena, Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Preventing Malnutrition Through Positive Deviance

Post a Comment » Written on November 6th, 2018     
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By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

With a child mortality rate higher than the national rate of 119/1,000, families in the community of Gemena, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, are greatly impacted by malnutrition. In Gemena, 6% of

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The First Five Years: Signs of Health and Progress in Ledia

Post a Comment » Written on October 30th, 2018     
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This past year, the World Vision Ledia office in Gemena, DR Congo conducted an evaluation to measure progress since the Covenant Kids Congo partnership began in 2012. We on the CKC team were greatly encouraged to see that this

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Fish Farms Become Valuable Source of Protein and Income

Post a Comment » Written on October 1st, 2018     
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By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

A growing fish is a metaphor for the Astog Fish Pond Association in Gemena, DR Congo, said one association member. Just like the fish that are grown in their ponds, the association started small

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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

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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

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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

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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

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