Posts Tagged ‘Kyrgyzstan’

A Covenant Cares Challenge!

Post a Comment » Written on January 14th, 2013     
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When “Covenant Cares” was introduced to the Sunday School children of New Gottland Covenant Church, McPherson, KS, they wholeheartedly embraced it, choosing to provide sheep, at $60 each, for families in Kyrgyzstan, the second poorest country in …


In Kyrgyzstan, Shepherding a Self-Sustaining Project

Post a Comment » Written on May 24th, 2012     
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Few people are aware about, much less invested in, the dry and cold mountain frontier of Naryn Province in southern Kyrgyzstan. Ages ago, Naryn was an artery of the Silk Road; today the few visitors to the province are likely …


Kyrgyzstan Animal Loan

Post a Comment » Written on May 3rd, 2011     
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Janish Beck (JBeck in the video) is 34 years old, but he is already the leader of a group of three villages outside of Naryn, Kyrgyzstan. Janish is also the state representative for the wider district comprising seven villages. A …


Creative Bulletin Insert

2 comments Written on December 31st, 2010     
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Redeemer Covenant Church in Beloit, WI has been doing some really creative work to raise money for our sheep project in Kyrgyzstan. This was their last bulletin insert. We’d love to hear your creative ideas for raising awareness about …


Kyrgyzstan Update

Post a Comment » Written on November 8th, 2010     
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In Kyrgyzstan, Covenant World Relief is working with a partner together to create a new future for their community.  They have started a program that allows people to borrow a few sheep from a central herd to create their own …