Exciting News About the Family Farm

Lauren Anderson, Thursday May 10, 2018

Thanks to everyone who has been praying for Impact Romania as we navigated the long, rollercoaster process of purchasing land in Romania. We are so pleased to announce that we officially got the deed for the future site of our Family Farm on Tuesday, April 24!  Already there has been lots of activity and ministry happening […]

La Jornada Gives Back

Lauren Anderson, Sunday May 6, 2018

Impact Bolivia continues to support young men who grew up in the streets and in children’s homes through the work of La Jornada. The nine men currently staying at the house are studying International Relations, Marketing, Psychology, Business Administration, and Industrial Engineering. With education, a home, and the love of God these young men are transforming […]

Back to School for Hamza

Lauren Anderson, Wednesday April 25, 2018

“He cries about school fees.” Without his parents in the picture, Hamza lived with his uncle and his grandfather in Masese, where he also attended school. Two years ago, when his grandfather passed, there wasn’t any money to pay for school. After his uncle spoke with the school, they “showed favour” and allowed Hamza to […]

Celebrating a Graduation

Lauren Anderson, Sunday April 1, 2018

At Impact Kenya-Shangilia, we were so excited to celebrate with our most recent primary school graduate! Jelda Mmbone confidently passed her primary school exams and is looking forward to joining high school. Shangilia received her letter of acceptance for high school admission to Keveye Girls High School commencing on January 9, 2018. Her Shangilia family wish […]

Forge Internship “Perfect Springboard” for Career in International Development

Lauren Anderson, Monday March 5, 2018

Jacob Gaudaur, one of the 2017-18 Forge interns, shared about his experience with the program. “While being a student at both the undergraduate and graduate level, I felt myself being largely restrained by the limitations of theory. I was quickly gaining knowledge yet struggled to imagine how it applied to the “real world”. Questions such […]

Transforming Church & School Life

Lauren Anderson, Tuesday February 6, 2018

As 2018 begins, Kenya is still re-aligning itself after a tumultuous election season during the last five months of 2017. Kenya has a long history of conflict-ridden elections and the ones held in August 2017 were no exception. The election results were contested by the losing party through the court system. The Supreme Court eventually […]

New video from Impact Guatemala

Lauren Anderson, Friday April 7, 2017

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 Anderson, Wednesday July 20, 2016

“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 […]

Impact Rwanda: Teaching Literature in Kiziba

Lauren Anderson, Friday July 15, 2016

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 […]

Impact Kenya-PACE: God showed up!

Lauren Anderson, Wednesday July 13, 2016

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 […]