Impact South Sudan
July-December 2016

LaurenImpact South Sudan, July-December 2016

Overview Impact South Sudan focuses on refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who have witnessed incredible violence, fled their homes, and suffered immensely because of lack of food, clean water, and shelter. Our primary goal is to bring sustainable development through economic empowerment, education, and programs for children at risk. Detailed Implementation Plan Windows of Opportunity Lots of activities have … Read More

Impact Zambia
July-December 2016

Lauren+ Date Archive, Impact Zambia, July-December 2016

Overview Impact Zambia was established in 2012 with a vision of working in partnership with indigenous leaders to help some of the poorest communities in rural areas of southwestern Zambia. Its primary ministries are operated through New Life Tabernacle (founded in 1994 and headquartered in Itezhi-Tezhi, Zambia) and its 20+ branch churches. Impact Zambia’s first project was to build a facility … Read More

Impact Uganda
July-December 2016

Lauren+ Date Archive, Impact Uganda, July-December 2016

Overview The Impact Uganda program focuses on helping street kids get off the streets and find hope and a future by providing housing, a sense of family, and discipleship. Jeremiah House provides housing and the love of family for homeless young men while they continue their education. The project is named after the verse Jeremiah 29:11, telling of God’s promise of a … Read More

Impact Ecuador
July-December 2016

Lauren+ Date Archive, Impact Ecuador, July-December 2016

Overview 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. Carmen Bajo Church meets both the spiritual and practical needs of the community through three main projects: a children’s … Read More

Haiti Partners
July-December 2016

Lauren+ Date Archive, Haiti Partners, July-December 2016

Overview Haiti Partners was founded in 2009 by John Engle and Kent Annan to help Haitians change Haiti through education. Many people have shaped who we are through their generosity and work. Our experience and programs go back to when John first moved to Haiti in 1991. Kent moved to Haiti in 2003. Several of our core Haitian and American staff … Read More

Impact Kenya Shangilia
July-December 2016

Lauren+ Date Archive, Impact Kenya-Shangilia, July-December 2016

Overview Impact Kenya-Shangilia partners with Shangilia Children’s Home to care for orphaned and underprivileged children in the Kisumu area, Kenya. Shangilia Children’s Home, in Vihiga County in Western Province, supports over 60 children, aged 0-18 years. At Shangilia, children receive holistic care that includes their basic needs and a safe environment to play and develop. For the many children who … Read More

TrueCity Hamilton
July-December 2016

Lauren+ Date Archive, July-December 2016, TrueCity Hamilton

Overview TrueCity is a network of congregations working together for the good of Hamilton. We share a calling to authentic involvement in our neighbourhoods and across the city, and cultivate cooperation and collaboration between churches on specific projects to be a blessing to Hamilton. TrueCity aims to share tangible congregation-based models of involvement in neighbourhoods and the city as a … Read More

IT Tender
July-December 2016

Lauren+ Date Archive, IT Tender, July-December 2016

Overview IT Tender empowers children in Metro Manila, Philippines to become educated and responsible leaders in their community. This is accomplished through educational programs and community-based initiatives which create lasting transformations in the physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual aspects of each child. The result is sustainable health and wholeness in the community. IT Tender provides education for “street children” and their … Read More

Village of Hope
July-December 2016

Lauren+ Date Archive, July-December 2016, Village of Hope

Overview The Village of Hope School, which has educated thousands of students since opening in 2002, began out of compassion for impoverished and orphaned children living in Burkina Faso’s isolated rural communities. Situated just outside of the capital city of Ouagadougou, it has grown to provide quality education, healthcare, and nutritious food to over 500 children each year. Many of Burkina Faso’s … Read More

Impact Dominican Republic
July-December 2016

LaurenImpact DR, July-December 2016, Lighthouse

Overview Impact DR works in partnership with Lighthouse Projects in the Los Alcarrizos community in the Dominican Republic. Los Alcarrizos has a growing population of more than 320,000 people, most of whom live in poor conditions with little infrastructure. Thousands of children receive no education because of extremely limited space in the public schools. To address this, iTeams Canada partnered with Juventud … Read More