Posts Tagged ‘HIV/AIDS’

From Death to New Life

Post a Comment » Written on October 15th, 2014     
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WirotWirote’s mother had begun preparing for his death, which seemed imminent. His funeral photograph had been taken and framed. Wirote was succumbing to AIDS. But in his weakened and seemingly hopeless state, he began to receive care from the Center …


A change in plans in Thailand

1 Comment » Written on September 29th, 2014     
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20130911_103157 (2)The city of Ranote in southern Thailand has experienced a season of considerable rain, flooding, and mudslides.  This city is the location of a CWR project with the Sustainable Development Research Foundation (SDRF). Thankfully, SDRF recently finished a joint project …


Conquering her precipice

Post a Comment » Written on October 3rd, 2012     
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Below is the story of Srinuan, the director of CHAC (the Center for HIV/AIDS Affected Communities). Srinuan’s life has been entirely transformed since her involvement at CHAC:

Srinuan, pictured second from left, with the other leaders of CHAC



Community Healing

Post a Comment » Written on June 4th, 2012     
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In Leviticus 13, we are told about the harsh ostracization suffered by Israelites found to have leprosy. They were to wear torn clothes and repeatedly cry out that they were unclean. They were to live outside the camp, alone.…


Tilapia Farm

1 Comment » Written on August 16th, 2011     
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Sometimes community development work takes thinking outside the box, things that you might never think would realistically work.  It takes boldness to envision for the future what is not a reality today.  One of Covenant World Relief’s partners working in …