Tag Archives: children

bundles of Mission Quilts

Father Tarimo says “Thank You” for Mission Quilts

Posted on 06. Jun, 2013 by .

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On a recent visit to Dodoma, Tanzania, some of our U.S.-based staff got to visit the Mlali Children’s Rehabilitation Center. Father Sergi Tarimo was happy to greet them and all the the people who have so generously made and donated Mission Quilts and Personal Care Kits. He and the children wanted to take a moment […]

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Tausi Juma and her daughter Nurudi

We’re Helping End Malaria – Usa River Lutheran Parish

Posted on 16. Apr, 2013 by .

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The Usa River Lutheran Parish in Tanzania serves more than 2,500 members who worship in three congregations. The church is deeply committed to reaching out to those most in need, and founded the Child Survival Program to serve mothers and children at risk due to extreme poverty. The program currently serves 40 mothers and their […]

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a young girl and boy in Peru hold a Personal Care Kit

Photo Friday – Personal Care Kits in Peru

Posted on 22. Feb, 2013 by .

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This week’s Photo Friday comes from a distribution of LWR Personal Care Kits in the communities of Magdalena and Chelita, Peru. These children hold up Personal Care Kits distributed by the Ecumenical Centre for Promotion and Social Action (CEDEPAS), one of Lutheran World Relief’s partners in Peru. Learn more about Personal Care Kits The very […]

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Page 7a: Stories You May have Missed

Page 7a: Stories You May have Missed

Posted on 03. Feb, 2012 by .

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This week in the world of nonprofits, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure controversy has dominated news coverage. Even just reading new donor reviews at GreatNonprofits.org gives quite the insight into the debate. (Shameless plug: while you’re at GreatNonprofits.org, why not write a great review for Lutheran World Relief?) In other news, here are […]

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Malaria Deaths Declining

Malaria Deaths Declining

Posted on 09. Jan, 2012 by .

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A few weeks before the Christmas season, the World Health Organization released its most recent findings on malaria in the World Malaria Report 2011. We are pleased to say that, because of campaigns like the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI), malaria-related mortality rates  have dropped more than 33% since 2000 in sub-Saharan Africa! Here are some […]

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A New Mom’s View

A New Mom’s View

Posted on 22. Aug, 2011 by .

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I’m a new mom. To twins. A boy, Max, and his little sister, Elly. Because Max and Elly were born five weeks premature they have a lot of growing to do. So they eat a lot. And often. Sometimes I can’t keep up with their hunger, and while I’m frantically preparing their next bottles and […]

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