Impact Bolivia
July-December 2017

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

Hope for the Sold: July-December 2017

Lauren+ Date Archive, Hope for the Sold, January-June 2017

Overview Through writing, speaking, and film-making, Hope for the Sold fights exploitation one word at a time. By making movies, writing articles, and speaking to audiences across Canada, our aim is to help individuals and communities take part in the modern-day abolitionist movement. Over 18 Screenings We’ve now done 300+ screenings of Over 18! In the last 6 months, we’ve also … Read More

Impact Kenya Shangilia
July-December 2017

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 Kenya-PACE
July-December 2017

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

Hope for the Sold: January-June 2017

Lauren+ Date Archive, Hope for the Sold, January-June 2017

Overview Through writing, speaking, and film-making, Hope for the Sold fights exploitation one word at a time. By making movies, writing articles, and speaking to audiences across Canada, our aim is to help individuals and communities take part in the modern day abolitionist movement. Over 18 Screenings After wrapping up our 70-city fall 2016 Over 18 film tour, we booked about … Read More

Impact South Sudan
January-June 2017

LaurenImpact South Sudan, January-June 2017

Overview Impact South Sudan focuses on supporting the vulnerable and displaced. South Sudan is a country that is currently experiencing immense challenges. The civil war has taken its toll on civilians and the infrastructure of the country. Over 1 million South Sudanese have fled their country to seek safety in surrounding countries. This has left farms unattended and food insecurity … Read More

Learning 4 Humanity
January-June 2017

LaurenJanuary-June 2017, Learning 4 Humanity

Overview Learning 4 Humanity (L4H) is an iTeams Canada program that seeks to bring about transformation in communities by providing locally run and managed computer systems. These unique computer systems, called EcoSchools, offer culturally appropriate resources to students and give them the opportunity to learn exponentially more than before. Through partnerships between L4H and Christian schools in Zambia and beyond, … Read More

Impact Kenya Shangilia
January-June 2017

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 Bolivia
January-June 2017

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