Posts Tagged ‘Agriculture’

Overcoming Obstacles to Empowerment in Cameroon

Post a Comment » Written on April 15th, 2015     
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Bellow_womenThe Hope for All community organization in Belo, Cameroon, has been empowering women in small groups through chicken-raising in a CWR-funded project called Pass on the Gift. Two of the newly hatched chicks must be passed on to other women …


Thanksgiving Package

Post a Comment » Written on March 4th, 2015     
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chicken ladyCovenant World Relief was able to give a “Thanksgiving Package.” This package included a chicken cage and 22 three-week old chicks that are now ready for the market. With this present this woman has been trained on how to take …


Change happening in Haiti

Post a Comment » Written on December 22nd, 2014     
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Fond-des-Blancs is a rural town in Haiti that has been agonized by a lack of care and education, unemployment, and natural disasters.  Several years ago, CWR was able to partner with the Haiti Christian Development Fund and through them help …


A Water Buffalo Provides New Hope

2 comments Written on December 8th, 2014     
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How a gift from the Covenant Cares catalog changed a family’s future

Shiv Chandra with his family and new water buffalo in India.

Shiv Chandra with his family and new water buffalo in India.

My name is Shiv Chandra and I am from Bihar, India. Born in a low-caste family, I 



Sustainable Development

Post a Comment » Written on September 1st, 2014     
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P1280397Part of effecting truly sustainable community development is the commitment of the local communities to the project. Without this, a community-development project looks like any other charity and may not be well received by the local community. Without investment in …