Missionary Update

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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Water on the Way!

Post a Comment » Written on September 16th, 2014     
Filed under: Ground Update, Missionary Update

Water Update

Contribution from Pete Ekstrand, Covenant Missionary based in Gemena, DR Congo

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At a recent visit to the World Vision warehouse where they are storing supplies, Water Technician Frank was taking inventory of all the pieces that have arrived

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Suzia Water Source

Post a Comment » Written on September 9th, 2014     
Filed under: Ground Update, Missionary Update

The Suzia Water Source

Another update from Covenant Missionary Pete Ekstrand on progress of the Water Project through Covenant Kids Congo.

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Suzia is the name of the spring at the base of IPOK hill, past what used to be missionary

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Not Forgotten

Post a Comment » Written on November 14th, 2013     
Filed under: Child Sponsorship, Ground Update, Hope Sunday, Missionary Update, News & Updates
Written by Christine Buettgen, short-term missionary in DR Congo

On a blistering 100 degree day, we find ourselves in the okra fields under blazing sun on one of the many hills surrounding the town of Gemena. We are joined by

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A Quick Tour of the Bokonzo School

1 Comment » Written on November 11th, 2013     
Filed under: Child Sponsorship, Ground Update, Hope Sunday, Missionary Update, News & Updates
Construction has been progressing quickly on the building of three new schools in Gemena. In this video, you will hear from one of the construction workers onsite as well as see one of the classrooms in the new school located …

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Water & Education: A Progress Report

Post a Comment » Written on September 18th, 2013     
Filed under: Child Sponsorship, Ground Update, Hope Sunday, Missionary Update, News & Updates
Written by Christine Buettgen, short-term missionary in DR Congo

Another sunny day in Congo, and the World Vision office is buzzing as usual. The latest exciting projects address two of the biggest needs in Gemena: Water and Education.

The Ledia

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Reflections from a Missionary in Congo

Post a Comment » Written on June 28th, 2013     
Filed under: Message, Missionary Update, News & Updates
Written by David Williams, short-term missionary in DR Congo

Some days I close my morning prayers with a request from God to make himself clear to me in the day ahead. It helps me look for him throughout the day.

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Where Do Your Sponsorship Dollars Go?

4 comments Written on June 20th, 2013     
Filed under: Child Sponsorship, Ground Update, Hope Sunday, Missionary Update, News & Updates
Written by Christine Buettgen, short-term missionary in DR Congo

It was a joy and encouragement to have a Vision Trip team come at the beginning of June. We were only able to have seven people come due to required use

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Williams’ Basketball Ministry Flourishing in Congo

1 Comment » Written on June 11th, 2013     
Filed under: Ground Update, Missionary Update, News & Updates, Travel
On our recent Vision Trip to DR Congo, we were able to not only hear about David Williams’ amazing ministry in Karawa but also witness it in action as we attended a scrimmage last week. The new jerseys were courtesy …

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Hope Continues to Grow

1 Comment » Written on May 22nd, 2013     
Filed under: Ground Update, Missionary Update, News & Updates
Written by Christine Buettgen, short-term missionary in the DR Congo

Mbote mingi from Gemena! There is lot happening these days, so I will give you a few highlights:

Our big focus is water. World Vision has hired two new folks

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