Posts Tagged ‘Gemena’

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

Post a Comment » Written on October 30th, 2018     
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By CKC Project Manager Cat Knarr

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

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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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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

By CKC Project Manager Cat Knarr

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.

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Meeting CKC Sponsored Children

By CKC Project Manager Cat Knarr

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

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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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My Visit to Congo: Dean’s Experience

Post a Comment » Written on August 18th, 2017     
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Dean Honnette is the senior pastor of Hope Center Covenant Church in Pleasant Hill, California. He recently traveled to DR Congo on a CKC Pastoral Vision Trip. These are his reflections on the experience.

Dean meets Saverine, his sponsored child.

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See the Impact: Read the New Covenant Kids Congo Report

By CKC Project Manager Cat Knarr

If you’ve ever wondered what kind of impact you’re making when you sponsor a child through Covenant Kids Congo, read this new report. In it, you’ll read stories about families whose lives are being

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