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Volunteers

From Dassel to Rumipamba

Last week, our team in Ecuador served alongside Dassel Covenant Church of Dassel, Minnesota and partnered with the church in Rumipamba. Rumipamba is a Kichwa community outside of the city of Ibarra. Dassel Covenant has partnered with this church before,

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Women serving women

This week the Santiago Partnership had the privilege to partner with a group of women who served the women of Ecuador in Ambato and Las Delicias, near Santo Domingo. The group was made up of three Nurse Practitioners, a nurse,

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Thank you Vanessa & Janelle!

Thank you to our friends Vanessa Alleruzzo and Janelle Fountas as they are heading home after three months of volunteering with us in the area of Occupational Therapy.  They served the Medical Clinic as well as the Home for At

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Thank you Emersons!

A little over a week ago, we received a visit from Brad and Sarah Emerson and their kids from Grand Rapids, MI. Brad and Joel are friends from college.  They took a family vacation to visit Ecuador AND to help

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The Loss of a Dear Friend

Kim and I lost a dear friend yesterday, Pastor Paul Thompson.  Paul was a member of the Board of the Santiago Partnership but more than that he was the pastor of our Home Church, Northwest Covenant Church in Mt. Prospect,

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Oh Canada!!!

Thank you to the Evangelical Covenant Church of Canada and their continued commitment to Ecuador and the Santiago Partnership.  Our friends from Canada joined us again this past week to keep moving forward on the construction efforts of our new

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Thank you Riverside Covenant Church!

Thank you Riverside Covenant Church!  A little over a week ago, Riverside brought a team down to visit with us and their partner church in Cangahua.  It was an awesome week!  They helped us make a lot of progress on

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Serving in Otovalo

The first week of November was SUCH a great week.  Several of the board members from the Santiago Partnership worked on this team, a medical caravan.  We partnered with a church in Otavalo, a town about 30 minutes north of

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Report on Women’s Caravan

Our team for the week was made up of a diversity of women.  All of the missionary women from the U.S., a missionary from Sweden, women from the national women’s organization for the Ecuadoran Covenant church, and three women from

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Women’s Health

Women all over the world often feel more comfortable being open about their bodies, health, and their lives when they are among women.  We have found that to be true here in Ecuador.  Last spring during our medical caravans we

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