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Evangelical Church of Liberia – COVID-19 Crisis Update

April 23rd, 2020|COVID-19|

COVID-19 Crisis Response During the time that ECOL’s Christian schools in Liberia are closed we are trying desperately to provide enough financial support for their 93 teachers (at 9 schools) so that they can feed their families. Since 2018, we have been assisting them with a small amount of salary subsidy from September to June when most of the pay comes from student fees and then provide their income for July and August. Annually, 74% came from student fees and 26% came from generous donors until the schools were mandated to close. Now we are relying fully on the [...]

Shelter El Savador – COVID-19 Crisis Update

April 23rd, 2020|COVID-19|

COVID-19 Crisis Response In 2001 a series of earthquakes shook El Salvador. The devastation from the earthquakes created critical and life-threatening situations. The country had been crippled by natural disasters and civil war, leaving poverty and its struggles as a lingering burden on its people. Since 2002 Shelter Canada has been working in El Salvador.  With missionaries, local churches, representatives from local communities, Shelter Canada continues to build relationships through the provision of sustainable housing, all in the name of Jesus Christ. Over these years, God has enabled us to develop a growing team of indigenous, in-country staff that [...]

RSVP Ministries – COVID-19 Crisis Update

April 23rd, 2020|COVID-19|

COVID-19 Crisis Response The greatest invitation in history, in or out of crisis, is to follow Jesus - all the way to eternity. RSVP means the response to an invitation and we share the ultimate invitation to receive the gift of salvation, paid for by Jesus’ death. We must never forget that our ultimate sickness is spiritual and the ultimate cure is faith. Eternity grabs our attention when the news reports worldwide numbers of COVID deaths daily and when our regular distractions have been removed. What an opportunity to minister to the soul. We continue on our spiritual mission, [...]

Galata Ministries Ethiopia – COVID-19 Crisis Update

April 22nd, 2020|COVID-19|

COVID-19 Crisis Response Desperate people living in desolate locations have always been the most vulnerable. The people of South Omo, Ethiopia know this is true! COVID-19 placed them in even greater jeopardy! Having lived without clean water and the subsequent health risks, they are now in a desperate fight for their lives. Personal hygiene and proper protective equipment and supplies will be their only chance to survive the coming pandemic. They are our friends, family, and ministry focus. Help us get them the life-saving supplies they need. These people, particularly the outlying rural villages and tribal areas where we [...]

Encountering Hope Ministries Canada – COVID-19 Crisis Update

April 22nd, 2020|COVID-19|

COVID-19 Crisis Response In Winnipeg, we have been practically helping hundreds of newcomer refugee families in the last few years with furniture, jobs, coaching, food, as well as spiritual guidance.  Now with this COVID-19 crisis many of these families are being laid off from work or struggling to make ends meet.  Many may not even able to collect government assistance because they have not been able to secure full-time work, or they were working cleaning contracts for friends. Many do not have much extra income to pay for rent, food, or safety items. We still get daily requests for [...]

The Stoplight Approach – COVID-19 Crisis Update

April 22nd, 2020|COVID-19|

COVID-19 Crisis Response Families all over the world are suddenly spending a whole lot more time with each other.  That’s great! Until it isn’t. The stress of being out of routine, not being able to spend time with friends, having to do school in a new and different way, perhaps facing financial difficulties, health concerns - these all take their toll. The Stoplight Approach has a lot to offer parents as they learn how to cope with this new family life. Urgent Needs Using the science of how the brain works, how it responds to stress, and translating [...]