Impact Canada is working hard to pull together all of the details for the TrueCity Conference that will be happening on April 29 & 30 and are so excited as we anticipate being able to gather together for this year’s event.
Pastor John Baptist Sebgo is the new primary school director, who started working at Village of Hope last year. He has brought a lot of creativity and new ideas to the school and there is excitement around the expertise and passion he brings.
The kids enrolled at Katie’s Preschool in La Pinada returned to the classroom at the beginning of February, following a two-month winter break. Last week we celebrated another exciting milestone for Hilmar and Senderos du Luz — a new preschool class opened in La Pinada!
As many as 53,000 families lost their homes, making them even more vulnerable during a time of uncertainty in the country due to gang violence, political upheaval, and COVID-19. Women especially are at risk without a safe place to sleep. Impact Haiti has been hard at work, helping to build houses for 20 of these families in the South of the country
Sheila shared about her experience with the internship: “The Forge changed my life — it afforded me opportunities to get face-time with internationally respected theologians and practitioners. It equipped me to test my textbook knowledge out of the classroom, and gave me opportunities to taste what it takes to make a career out of development."
After approximately 12 years of participation and engagement with the work of Impact Romania, Emil began to volunteer and was very committed to helping in whatever way he could. Emil now works at the Family Farm! He has seen his own life transformed into one where he has a clear purpose, passion, and a true place to call home.
Zoungrana Yabre Esther was one of the first children to come to the Village of Hope in 2002, brought to the school by Pastor Michel and Lydia. As a child, Zoungrana constantly battled illness, which kept her at home and out of school.
As Christmas approaches, many of us are making plans to spend time with family. For kids like Karim, family is a source of trauma. Patrick, the Ugandan leader of Jinja Connection, believes that many of the challenges associated with children migrating to the streets are a result of a lack of support in households and the community at large.