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

Impact Romania
January-June 2018

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

Overview Impact Romania is a program located in the Transylvania region of Romania. The purpose of the program is to value, disciple, and develop Romanian child and young adult orphans to grow in character and influence in their world. The Romanian Orphan Outreach project focuses on the development and support of orphan children who are living in state care either in … Read More

Impact Canada – TrueCity Hamilton
January-June 2018

Lauren+ Date Archive, Impact Canada, January-June 2018, TrueCity Hamilton

Overview Impact Canada is a new program developed to create a way to resource networks of churches looking to collaboratively engage in transformational development in the places where they are rooted. Impact Canada is a response to the growing number of requests that TrueCity has received to share lessons learned over the past 14 years that churches have collaboratively engaged … Read More

Impact Canada – TrueCity Hamilton
July-December 2017

Lauren+ Date Archive, Impact Canada, July-December 2017, 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 whole. … Read More

Impact Romania
July-December 2017

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

Overview Impact Romania is a program located in the Transylvania region of Romania. The purpose of the program is to value, disciple, and develop Romanian child and young adult orphans to grow in character and influence in their world. The Romanian Orphan Outreach project focuses on the development and support of orphan children who are living in state care either in … Read More