Impact Haiti
July-December 2018

Lauren+ Date Archive, Haiti Partners, January-June 2017

Overview Haiti’s brutal history of colonization, slavery, and exploitation has traumatized its people and created a culture of authoritarian leadership that all too often results in the abuse of power and a scarcity mindset. The abuse of power stifles the positive evolution of institutions: families, organizations, businesses, government. Leaders that abuse power create and perpetuate conditions that inhibit people from … Read More

Impact Romania
July-December 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
July-December 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 Uganda
July-December 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
July-December 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 Shangilia
July-December 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
July-December 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 Burkina Faso – Village of Hope
July-December 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 Ecuador
July-December 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 Guatemala
July-December 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