New video from Impact Guatemala

Lauren AndersonUncategorized

Interested in learning more about the work of Impact Guatemala? A student at Fanshawe College recently created a brief video for us as part of an assignment.

Stories of Transformation: Cristine

Lauren AndersonIT Tender, Updates

“Poverty is not a hindrance but it should motivate us to work hard to achieve a better quality of living.” These are words of encouragement that 18-year old Cristine shared with children who are struggling in school because of their financial situation. Cristine was part of the first batch of IT Tender’s Sponsor-A-Child program back in 2011. In her first … Read More

Impact Rwanda: Teaching Literature in Kiziba

Lauren AndersonImpact Rwanda, Updates

When planning to start a secondary school in Kiziba Refugee Camp, Oscar and those around him knew they were going to be doing a lot of work with very little. In the early days of the school they had no textbooks of their own and would have to send teachers to walk fifteen kilometers to another school to borrow books. … Read More

Impact Kenya-PACE: God showed up!

Lauren AndersonUncategorized

As you may already be aware, the boys’ dormitory at PACE burned down this spring as a result of an electrical fire that broke out early in the morning while the primary school boys were still asleep. After screams from the girls alerted the high school boys to the fire, they rushed back to the dorms and carried out the … Read More

Stories of Transformation: Mario

Lauren AndersonImpact Bolivia, Updates

La Jornada (“The Journey”) is a shared home for former street kids who have left the streets for various children’s homes, graduated from high school and are committed to continuing their education by taking up a skilled trade or gaining a professional qualification. Andres, one of the staff members at La Jornada, shared this story with us while visiting Canada in June. “We have a … Read More

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

CFPC has a new woodworking instructor!

Lauren AndersonBurkina Faso - CFPC, Uncategorized, Updates

We thank God for Deni Kaboré, our new woodworking shop instructor! A good instructor makes a huge difference to the program. Deni joined our staff at the beginning of the school year in November. He has more than 5 years practical experience as well as training at the top vocational training centre in Burkina Faso, but his best qualification is … Read More

Impact Rwanda: Stories of Transformation

Adam FaberImpact Rwanda, Updates

Impact Rwanda takes a holistic approach to meeting the needs of the desperately poor and vulnerable people of Rwanda by engaging with spiritual and physical health, and education and skills training. We focus on women, refugees, and at­ risk youth and children. Community Bible Church Breaking the mold of traditional Rwandan church leadership, Community Bible Church (CBC) is the country’s … Read More

Bringing 110 Street Children to Disneyland was a Huge Success!

Adam FaberIT Tender, Updates

We’re so grateful for the help of the Sunrise Community Church, Extreme Response, Action International and all of the individuals like you who generously supported IT Tender’s Disney themed Christmas Party this year. Several mothers said that it was the first time their children had played on a bouncing castle and that they were so happy. Celebration and fun together is so … Read More