Four Years of Discipleship Groups in Hamilton

Lauren Anderson, Friday August 3, 2018

Recently a group of pastors in Hamilton reflected together on the impact of the discipleship groups that they have been part of through TrueCity over the past four years. A number of them shared how rich this has been for their own personal growth as followers of Jesus. Others talked about the way that this has equipped […]

The Lighthouse Keeps Its Promises

Lauren Anderson, Monday July 30, 2018

Villa Altagracia is a community in the Dominican Republic that has no access to clean water and few educational opportunities available for its residents. Impact Dominican Republic has begun to work in this community, using the lessons we learned in Los Alcarrizos to bring transformation to Villa Altagracia as well. We are excited to share that […]

Hope for Harriet

Lauren Anderson, Wednesday July 25, 2018

South Sudan currently finds itself in the midst of turmoil. The ramifications of the most recent violent conflict which erupted in December 2013 continues to dictate the reality of the majority of South Sudanese. Children are no exception and continue to be some of the most vulnerable in the heart of this protracted crisis. The […]

Mbangu’s Willing Spirit

Lauren Anderson, Sunday July 15, 2018

Impact Zambia was established in 2012 with a vision of working in partnership with indigenous leaders to help some of the poorest communities in rural areas of southwestern Zambia. Mbangu is a young man from one of those communities. During the past six months, the opening of the training centre has become the primary focus for […]

Stalin & Maria

Lauren Anderson, Tuesday July 10, 2018

Impact Ecuador supports the ongoing ministry of Carmen Bajo Church to serve the people of Carmen Bajo, a marginalized neighbourhood in Quito, Ecuador. The community struggles with high levels of teenage pregnancy, dysfunctional families, poverty, child mistreatment, malnourishment, and alcoholism. Stalin and Maria are part of the Quito community. Their three children have been part […]

Delphine’s Story

Lauren Anderson, Tuesday July 10, 2018

The people of Kiziba Refugee Camp in Rwanda have experienced very difficult times in the last 3 months. After their monthly cash allowance was reduced by 25% at the beginning of the year, their leadership council organized a series of protests to reclaim their rights. Unfortunately the protests did not bring any solution to their […]

Updates from our Scholars in Ecuador

Lauren Anderson, Friday July 6, 2018

We recently received updates from the students Impact Ecuador is supporting as they obtain post-secondary education. Here are a few excerpts: Carolina I attend the Central University of Ecuador, studying Social Work. I am currently in the 8th semester and taking 2 subjects: 1) Link with society (pre-professional practical placement) and in this semester I am […]

A Better Future for Eunice

Lauren Anderson, Monday July 2, 2018

Eunice is a young student in the CP2 (grade 2) class at Impact Burkina Faso – Village of Hope who has not allowed her circumstances to limit her future. Despite growing up without a father, Eunice received the wonderful prize of a bike for getting the best grades at the end of the 2016-2017 school […]

Surviving Gender-Based Violence

Lauren Anderson, Wednesday June 27, 2018

A good number of girls currently brought to Confident Children out of Conflict (CCC) are survivors of gender-based violence (GBV). They have suffered from extreme trauma and do not have sustainable livelihood skills. Impact South Sudan, in partnership with CCC, aims to train them with some skills so they are able to support themselves once they return home […]

New Opportunities for Victor

Lauren Anderson, Sunday June 24, 2018

In partnership with local organization Senderos de Luz, Impact Guatemala operates a community centre in La Pinada that is a hub for social assistance programs, vocational training, and a feeding program for local children living in poverty. Victor is a young man who lives in a nearby community, a 45 minute-1 hour walk away from […]