Impact Uganda
January-June 2018

Lauren+ Date Archive, Impact Uganda, July-December 2017

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. Jinja Connection provides education and shelter for full-time and part-time street kids. Our drop-in centre offers a safe space for kids to come and get something to eat and build relationships. Staff and … Read More

Impact Burkina Faso – CFPC
January-June 2018

Lauren+ Date Archive, CFPC, July-December 2017

Overview CFPC is a vocational construction training centre founded in 2009 on 10 acres of land donated by a village. The centre is the result of a burden that God placed on the hearts of a Canadian couple to meet the need in Burkina Faso to provide young Burkinabe men with trade skills in a Christian environment. Prior to moving to … Read More

Impact Kenya-PACE
January-June 2018

Lauren+ Date Archive, Impact Kenya-PACE, January-June 2017

Overview Impact Kenya-PACE (Pan African Christian Exchange) is a program located in Nyahururu, central Kenya that offers education that is affordable and integrated and available to all – orphans, street children, and those from marginalized tribes are mixed with those from poor, middle and rich families. Impact Kenya-PACE also supports a wide variety of community development projects in Nyahururu District in … Read More

Impact Kenya Shangilia
January-June 2018

Lauren+ Date Archive, Impact Kenya-Shangilia, January-June 2017

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 have … Read More

Impact Zambia
January-June 2018

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 Rwanda
January-June 2018

Lauren+ Date Archive, Impact Rwanda, January-June 2018

Overview Impact Rwanda takes a holistic approach to meeting the needs of those who are desperately poor and vulnerable in Rwanda. Their focus is on empowering and equipping women, refugees, and at-risk children and youth by providing access to improved spiritual and physical health, education, and vocational training. The program has three main projects — the Komeza Women’s Initiative, the … Read More

Impact Ecuador
January-June 2018

Lauren+ Date Archive, Impact Ecuador, January-June 2018

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

Impact Bolivia
January-June 2018

Lauren+ Date Archive, Impact Bolivia, January-June 2017

Overview La Jornada (“The Journey”) is a shared home for former street kids who have left the streets for various children’s homes, graduated from high school and are committed to continuing their education by taking up a skilled trade or gaining a professional qualification. Street kids in Bolivia grow up believing they are disposable, invisible, insignificant, and unloved. Many have ended up … Read More

Impact Burkina Faso – Village of Hope
January-June 2018

Lauren+ Date Archive, January-June 2018, 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 Guatemala
January-June 2018

Lauren+ Date Archive, Impact Guatemala, January-June 2016

Overview Impact Guatemala serves the community of La Pinada through a partnership with Senderos de Luz (Pathways of Light), which was founded by Hilmar and Carmen Avila in 2008 to address the needs they recognized in and around their own community. Senderos de Luz operates a community centre in La Pinada that is a hub for social assistance programs, vocational training, … Read More