Tag Archives: LWR Gifts

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LWR Gifts vs LWR Gifs

Posted on 16. Dec, 2015 by .

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You have probably heard how you can unwrap a better life through LWR Gifts, but have you heard of LWR Gifs? Here are a few reasons why we think giving good is giving better! The Power of Goats View post on imgur.com Goats are well known for their balance, and even are known to climb […]

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How to Give Better This Christmas With LWR Gifts

Posted on 03. Dec, 2015 by .

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Have you ever struggled to find a gift with just the right meaning? A gift that says to your spouse or significant other, “I’m so thankful you’re in my life”? Or one that tells your parents “Thanks for putting up with me all these years and teaching me to be a good person”? Or how about […]

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How Far Out is “the Future”? Different Perspectives from Burkina Faso

Posted on 20. May, 2014 by .

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When you read the word “future,” what comes to mind? 10 years? 20 years? 50 years? While visiting with women in Burkina Faso last week, I gained a new perspective about how different people view that word. I met with women in the village of Piaga, a village of approximately 1,239 people in a country […]

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10 Last-Minute Halloween Costumes That Show You Care

Posted on 30. Oct, 2013 by .

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Are your kids tired of trick-or-treating in a costumes that don’t reflect the passion they have for fighting global poverty? Are they constantly asking how they can show love to both the next-door neighbor and their neighbor overseas?  Have you searched high and low for that perfect outfit to wear to this year’s Halloween party that […]

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Why I Chose to work as a Volunteer for an Entire Year

Posted on 13. Sep, 2013 by .

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I live in a world of abundance, where more is more and less is…why would you want less? Yet, I knew I could do more with less (fewer possessions and things in return). Not that I am referring to being in need; for I have learned to be content with whatever I have. I know […]

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Abdullah Daccay with a young goat

Adbullah Daccay and his LWR Goats

Posted on 12. Jun, 2013 by .

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There’s always been a special bond between a dad and his kids. To Abdullah Daccay, kids are a double blessing. A farmer on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines, he received two LWR Goats. They’ve gone on to have seven kids. With the income he earns he can provide for his kids, including sending […]

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LWR Gifts and Plush Goat Excitement

Posted on 26. Nov, 2012 by .

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As I mentioned in an earlier post, my parents are actively involved in LWR Gifts. Every year my brother and I guess which of us will get the pigs, making obvious jokes that have not matured with our age. Another thing you need to know about my parents is that they love cheesy, stuffed animals. […]

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Happy World Egg Day

Posted on 12. Oct, 2012 by .

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Apparently today is World Egg Day. (Don’t take our word for it, here’s the proof!) I’m a big fan of eggs. They are what you might call my “default food.” You know, that food you can eat for any meal on any given day. I love them hard-boiled, I love them poached, I love them […]

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Why I work for LWR

Posted on 13. Sep, 2012 by .

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As long as I can remember, Lutheran World Relief has been in the background of my faith life. My home church, All Saints Lutheran Church (ALSC) in Phoenix, Arizona, stays very involved in the Lutheran communities, highlighting LWR’s work whenever they can. Every year at Christmas, my dad buys me a goat through LWR Gifts. […]

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To Cut, or Not to Cut? Iowa Teen Runs Dread-ful Fundraiser

To Cut, or Not to Cut? Iowa Teen Runs Dread-ful Fundraiser

Posted on 23. Feb, 2012 by .

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I never have liked haircuts. While growing up, I always dreaded the buzzing of the clippers and the close calls with my ears and the scissors.  At the end of eighth grade, I finally gained the permission to grow out my hair.  As I started high school, I wanted to set myself apart in my […]

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The Goat

The Goat

Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 by .

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Guest post by Jonathan Ernst When you’re talking sports, being the “goat” is generally not a good thing. It means you missed a tackle, you botched an easy double play — you let the other team win. The goat gets booed, and everybody knows it. But not here in Kashenye, Tanzania, on a soccer field […]

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