Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

Seeing the community anew

Post a Comment » Written on March 18th, 2015     
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Covenant World Relief partners with Zimele South Africa in empowering marginalized women in Umsinga which is in the Umzinyathi District. The members of this community have launched two different cluster communities with about 10 members per group. Zimele has helped …


Hope for Nyakong in South Sudan

Post a Comment » Written on June 18th, 2014     
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nyakongNyakong Adwok Obach is a widow who has been training with the Hope for Widows project for tailoring and clothes design for six months. She is from the Shiluk tribe and was married to her Dinka husband in Baliet County. …


Learning about CWR and Partnership

1 Comment » Written on January 27th, 2014     
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As a lifelong Covenanter, I grew up being familiar with Covenant World Relief. When I was a child I would put money in the Covenant World Relief soup can offering bank, and knew in general about their work in the …


Zimele: Gracious Zulu Hospitality

1 Comment » Written on December 19th, 2013     
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Recent visit to South Africa by CWR staff and advocates.

Recent visit to South Africa by CWR staff and advocates.

Visiting Covenant World Relief partners is always inspiring for me because I get to see first-hand God’s transforming work in the lives of individuals and communities. Recently CWR advisory team



Standing on One’s Own Two Feet

Post a Comment » Written on June 26th, 2013     
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Zimele Photo 1God is doing amazing things through the work of our partner organization, Zimele. “Zimele” is a Zulu word that means, “to stand on one’s own two feet.”  Currently in South Africa, Zimele is working to empower impoverished women in the …