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Nikki Massie is Lutheran World Relief's Staff Writer

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Celebrating International Women’s Day – Meet the Women Farmers of PRADAN

Posted on 04. Mar, 2015 by .

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March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD). Throughout the month of March, celebrate IWD with Lutheran World Relief. Visit lwr.org/women for free resources to share with your family and friends how your support uplifts women around the world.  You may already know about the amazing women of the PRADAN project in Bihar, India – especially if […]

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Celebrating International Women’s Day – Meet Noali and Lankwande

Posted on 03. Mar, 2015 by .

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March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD). Throughout the month of March, celebrate IWD with Lutheran World Relief. Visit lwr.org/women for free resources to share with your family and friends how your support uplifts women around the world.  Lankwande and Noali live in the village of Piaga in Burkina Faso. Over the past several years, a […]

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Celebrating International Women’s Day – Meet Maria

Posted on 02. Mar, 2015 by .

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March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD). Throughout the month of March, celebrate IWD with Lutheran World Relief. Visit lwr.org/women for free resources to share with your family and friends how your support uplifts women around the world.  Maria del Cid Aguilar is a coffee farmer who lives in the community of Las Marias, in El […]

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Why Fighting Poverty Means Investing in Women

Posted on 24. Feb, 2015 by .

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March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD). Throughout the month of March, celebrate IWD with Lutheran World Relief. Visit lwr.org/women for free resources to share with your family and friends how your support uplifts women around the world.  Why does it matter if LWR and other organizations work to uplift women living in poverty around the […]

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3 Reasons Punxsutawney Phil is not one of LWR’s Trusted Partners

Posted on 02. Feb, 2015 by .

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Ok, I’ll admit it. I’ve always been a bit confused by Groundhog’s Day. Do we hope Phil sees his shadow? Do we hope he does not? What does this all mean? I decided to do a little research to find out. The first recorded reference of Groundhog Day was made in 1841. Back then it […]

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A few degrees make a big difference for Nepal citrus farmers

Posted on 14. Oct, 2014 by .

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We’ve probably all had this experience. You make a purchase of beautiful, fresh produce with every intention to use it at the peak of its glory. Then, some weeks later, after life has happened, you stumble upon your neglected piece of fruit or vegetable and realize that it’s been called home. Indeed, preserving fresh food is a […]

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A teenage girl leans over an LWR Mission Quilt, working intently on tying it together

These summer campers did more than just sing and swim

Posted on 09. Sep, 2014 by .

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Over the summer Lutheran camps across the country opened their doors to youth for fun, activity and learning about God’s creation. As a part of many summer camp programs, children and youth get to take part in a service opportunity. This summer, Lutheran World Relief offered small grants to 12 camps to help make LWR […]

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