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Links to Hello, I’m Hunger

Hello, I’m Hunger

Hello, my name is Hunger. You may know my voice. I am a part of the human experience, sending signals to you to help keep you alive. For many people, I am a helpful reminder to pause and provide their bodies with what they need to thrive. However, I must admit that I take my […]

date: August 1, 2022
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Links to Two are better than one: celebrating International Day of Friendship.

Two are better than one: celebrating International Day of Friendship.

Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor. For if one falls down, his companion can lift him up; but pity the one who falls without another to help him up! (Ecclesiastes 4:9-10) In a world where division is rife and the love of self is rampant, true friendship […]

date: July 25, 2022
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Links to What’s next after 2 years of COVID-19?

What’s next after 2 years of COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic changed all of our lives in ways both big and small. For some people it was a time to slow down from the busyness of everyday life, but for other people it brought devastating ramifications to their ability to work, feed their families and for kids to go to school. Although the […]

date: July 18, 2022
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Links to Day of the African Child: Empowering communities through education

Day of the African Child: Empowering communities through education

As an African child myself, I was raised in the culturally diverse country of Nigeria with a consciousness that formal education is a privilege. Albeit, not in a way that I ever had reason to fear that this access to education could ever be taken away from me, but in a way that allowed me […]

date: June 14, 2022
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Links to How child labour destroys childhood joy

How child labour destroys childhood joy

The sound of children laughing and shrieking as they jump through front lawn sprinklers while their bare feet run freely through freshly cut blades of grass. The tune of the ice cream truck hearkening boys and girls on their scooters and bikes as they follow the familiar melody with the gusto of that “just-out-of-school” joy. […]

date: June 10, 2022
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Links to Martin’s story: A life of service and giving back

Martin’s story: A life of service and giving back

One of the beautiful things about children is their pure and contagious joy. Their ability to see goodness and experience happiness in the small, seemingly insignificant things around them. Childhood naivety can be a gift from God, especially when the circumstances surrounding a child’s life are not the best. It’s as if the harsher realities […]

date: June 2, 2022
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Links to Hit by a truck: tragedy to transformation

Hit by a truck: tragedy to transformation

When night falls and Isabela slips into sleep, she can feel her two feet touching the ground. In her dreams, she can run fast. In her dreams, she can jump and catch butterflies and enjoy her favourite games with her friends. But when the 11-year-old wakes up, her reality is different. Something is missing. Isabela’s […]

date: June 1, 2022
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Links to Period privilege and empowering girls to bleed with dignity

Period privilege and empowering girls to bleed with dignity

Ladies, what’s your day like when you’re on your period? I know it may be somewhat of a personal question or something you honestly don’t give much thought to when you’re not on it, but honestly, pause and think about it for a moment because it matters. If you’re not currently experiencing poverty and are […]

date: May 26, 2022
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Links to Part of our story: Haiti update

Part of our story: Haiti update

I’ll let you in on a secret: this is a part of our story. Unforgettable. Life-altering. Traumatic. These are words that describe August 14, 2021 for the country of Haiti. 650,000 Haitians were thrust into a humanitarian crisis—260,000 of whom are children—due to the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that is now known as the world’s deadliest […]

date: May 18, 2022
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Links to Part One: Protecting what matters

Part One: Protecting what matters

Of all the work we do for and with children, there is a substantial argument that child protection is one of the most important parts of our program. Why is this? Because a child that is not protected is a child who is vulnerable to suffering and loss. The efforts we make to give them […]

date: May 5, 2022
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