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Nikki Massie is Lutheran World Relief's Staff Writer

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5 Things You May Not Know About Coffee (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted on 12. May, 2015 by .

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(Reading this via email? View the entire graphic here.) An estimated 54 percent of Americans over the age of 18 consume coffee on a daily basis. We are so passionate about it we’ve even fashioned a whole dialect around ordering it from coffeehouses. 1. The United States is not the largest importer of coffee While […]

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Why “42” is Good News in the Fight Against Ebola

Posted on 09. May, 2015 by .

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Liberia was one of the countries hard-hit by the most recent outbreak of the Ebola virus, which the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Africa regional office first reported in March 2014. [Source] Since then, more than 10,000 cases of Ebola have been investigated in the country and there have been more than 4,600 deaths [Source]. With […]

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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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