Summer 2019

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I don't look like where I came from

July 16, 2019

Mathare Valley, Kenya Articulate and confident, yet down-to-earth, Oliver walked along the dirt road in the Mathare Valley slum. Immaculately dressed in a dark suit and bright white shirt—a stark contrast to his surroundings—he acted totally at home. Because it is his home.

Paulette residents say “goodbye” to dirty drinking water

July 16, 2019

Paulette, Haiti Not that long ago in Paulette, Haiti, there were just two options when you needed water—a ravine, filthy with fallen leaves, animal feces and various particles, or the salty (brackish) water that came from the well.

An informal case study on Hope for Today, Tomorrow and Eternity

July 16, 2019

Bugubo, Uganda. Shadia is an ambitious 11-year-old financial manager. Sure, it may only be for her family now, but how many 6th grade financial planners do you know?

How I silenced a room full of grade schoolers with a life-changing message

July 16, 2019

All the kids in my little Sunday School class sat around the table with a $1 bill in their hands. In the center of the table I had a variety of food items—like bread, a bottle of water, a can of fruit, and refried beans.

A Message From C.H. Dyer

July 16, 2019

The last few months have been a roller coaster ride. Earlier this spring was a thrill as we promoted chickens for our microenterprise program. We got a great response to this campaign and I’m not at all surprised. People in our office agree that the chicken photos are really cute, the $6 price point is affordable and the program is fantastic with its multi-faceted benefits.