Posts Tagged ‘DR Congo’

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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Running the Race of Faith

By Christine Tharseo

When my pastor first showed us a clip of the Global 6K back in February, she asked for help to make this event happen at our church. I immediately was drawn to being part of the 6K

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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