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 […]

Welcome to Shangilia, Precious!

Lauren Anderson, Friday June 22, 2018

Welcome to Shangilia, Precious Mkothe. She is the latest child at the home, arriving late April 2018 aged 12 years old. Precious used to stay in Nairobi with her step-mother. It’s alleged that she was badly abused and being put to work that did not allow her to attend school. Her step-mother then traveled with […]

Pastoral Training has Started in Uganda

Lauren Anderson, Monday June 18, 2018

Impact Uganda feeds, teaches, and reunites children living on the street with their families, and trains pastors in transformational church leadership so that whole communities are transformed. We’re excited to share that in partnership with Pan African Christian Exchange, pastoral training started in Kampala and in Kasese in May! This training will equip rural pastors […]

Art Lessons Are Changing Lives in Guatemala

Lauren Anderson, Saturday June 16, 2018

Art is one of the four classes offered by Impact Guatemala’s partner organization Senderos De Luz. The students receive weekly instruction from Teacher Wilder and the results are impressive! They are so talented. Program leader Cindy Muncaster is hoping to bring back some works of art when she visits Guatemala in July. Stay tuned for details […]

Transformed Into a Leader & Advocate

Lauren Anderson, Tuesday June 12, 2018

Impact Haiti continues to partner with the Micah Scholars program. Drawing from Micah 6:8, Micah Scholars is developing a new generation of pastors and leaders who do justice, love mercy and walk humbly with God. In partnership with three Haitian seminaries, we’re providing young leaders with full scholarships to seek a Bachelor of Divinity degree. […]