First Year of Interns Forging Ahead With Important Work

iTeams CanadaImpact Kenya PACE, Impact Programs, Updates

The Forge Internship is a new initiative of International Teams Canada, specifically designed for graduates with knowledge and passion in international development. The 8-month program, which launched in September 2014, gives emerging leaders the opportunity to integrate their faith with their vocation while making a major contribution to International Teams Canada’s transformational development programs. Greg Reader, iTeams Canada’s Learning and … Read More

Generous Donors Help Solve PACE’s Water Woes

iTeams CanadaImpact Kenya PACE, Impact Programs, Updates

The availability of clean water can be a real challenge or a source of joy for developing countries. At the PACE Academy in Kenya, it has been both. Phillip Sheldon, Canadian champion for Impact Kenya-PACE, says that the construction of a new girls’ dormitory has been greeted with a lot of excitement, especially surrounding the indoor showers. “The 100 female … 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

Interns in Action: Stories from Kenya – PACE

iTeams CanadaImpact Kenya PACE, Impact Programs, Updates

Three of the interns from the new Forge internship program are currently living and working in Kenya, in order to gather information that will enable International Teams Canada to better understand and describe the context in which PACE is working, and the difference that is being made. Stephanie sent an update on how the first half of their trip has … Read More

Kenyan Schools Celebrate Exciting Milestones

Karl GingerichImpact Kenya PACE, Updates

After a short visit with his supporters in Canada and the United States, Pastor Wachira Ngamau, founder of Pan-African Christian Exchange (PACE), shared that he was excited to return to Kenya to welcome back the PACE High School students who will be in the very first Form 4 offered at PACE. This final year of high school is an achievement … 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

School Days in Kenya

Karl GingerichGeneral, Impact Kenya PACE, Impact Programs, Updates

PACE Academy in Kenya welcomed 13 new 6-year-old students to the primary school this past February. Phil Sheldon, Canadian Program Leader for Impact Kenya-PACE, shared his excitement that these kids were the first students from the Victory Nursery School in Maina, a very needy community and a school supported by PACE Ministries. “Under Pastor Francis and his wife Beth’s tutelage, … 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

Bottled Water for the Children

Karl GingerichImpact Kenya PACE, Impact Programs, Updates

We have written about how we get our water here. During our time in Kenya, more than ever, we have come to appreciate the value of water. Water isn’t something to be wasted. Canadians are privileged to have so much fresh water that isn’t available in other places in the world. When we lived in Waterloo, we didn’t think twice about … Read More

Education Brings Hope to Children of Kenya

Karl GingerichImpact Kenya PACE, Impact Programs, Orphans

NYAHURURU, KENYA – When the Pan African Christian Exchange (PACE) ministry was founded in partnership with International Teams Canada, one of the primary concerns they wanted to address was the issue of education for the orphans of Kenya and neighbouring countries. Phillip Sheldon, Canadian Program Leader for Impact Kenya – PACE, explains that the government pays for education up to … Read More