Impact Ecuador earthquake update

Lauren AndersonImpact Ecuador, Updates

Although the news coverage of Ecuador has mostly disappeared, there is still great pain and suffering resulting from the April earthquake, which killed at least 663 people. Entire towns have been flattened and very little help has reached the people, many of whom are sleeping in tents or on the street. Responding to the great need, a team of 13 … Read More

Thank You – Your Support Has Changed Lives

iTeams CanadaCity Connexions, City Connexions Winnipeg, General, Impact Ecuador, Impact Kenya PACE, Impact Kenya-Shangilia, Impact Programs, Impact Romania, Impact Rwanda, Impact Southern Sudan, Impact Zambia, TrueCity, TrueCity Hamilton, Updates

Each year, amazing stories happen in our programs all around the world. Here are just a few highlights from 2014. None of this would be possible without your steadfast financial and prayer support. Thank you! Impact Rwanda Once economically vulnerable and living on the edge of poverty, the women of J Lynn’s Bakery now have steady employment in a family-like … Read More

Thank You — Your Support Has Changed Lives!

Karl GingerichImpact Ecuador, Impact Kenya PACE, Impact Kenya-Shangilia, Impact Romania, Impact Rwanda, Impact Southern Sudan, Orphans, Refugees, Updates, Welcome Home, Widows

Each year, amazing stories happen in our programs all around the world. Here are just a few highlights from 2013. None of this would be possible without your steadfast financial and prayer support. Thank you! The PACE High School was only started 2-1/2 years ago and has already grown to over 120 students in three grades. The students are excited … Read More

Carmen Bajo’s Hot Lunch Program is About More than Just Food

Karl GingerichImpact Ecuador, Impact Programs, Updates

Carmen Bajo is a poor neighbourhood built on the side of a hill in the capital city of Quito, Ecuador. It is also home to the Impact Ecuador program, which partners with Compassion International and the local church to offer a kindergarten, after-school tutoring and hot lunch program for approximately 200 kids. Sarah Marr, Program Champion for Impact Ecuador, says … Read More

Thank you – You made so many things possible!

Karl GingerichGeneral, Hope for the Sold, Impact Ecuador, Impact Kenya PACE, Impact Romania, Impact Rwanda, Impact Southern Sudan, TrueCity Hamilton, Updates, Welcome Home

Each year, amazing stories happen in our programs all around the world. Here are just a few highlights from 2012. None of this would be possible without your steadfast financial and prayer support. Thank you! “Simona, a widow, was overjoyed to hear the news that she would get a new two-room, concrete block house with a tin roof for herself, … Read More

At the River

Karl GingerichImpact Ecuador

Last Sunday was a time to celebrate the baptisms of 8 people. The team from Canada, along with at least 100 people from Carmen Bajo, boarded 3 big buses and drove 4 hours to a river in a town called Pachijal (pronounced Patch-e-hall). It was amazing to hear the testimonies of those being baptized and remember that in the midst … Read More

Grand Opening!

Karl GingerichImpact Ecuador

I have been waiting for this day for more than 6 months. That’s how long it took for the idea to become reality. The idea …. what if we could start a thrift store in Carmen Bajo? What if people could have the dignity to look through a rack of clothes and actually choose what they want and when they … Read More

Day of the Child

Karl GingerichImpact Ecuador

You might not realize that this past Wednesday was the Day of the Child. Here in Ecuador, they take their “days of ..” very seriously. It seems like we are always celebrating the “day of” someone/something (mother, child, love etc.). This year, Carmen Bajo decided that on the Saturday after the Day of the Child, they would put on a … Read More