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Eh Gyi laughing

The Joy of LWR Mission Quilts (Photo)

Posted on 22. May, 2013 by .

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Mae La is the largest of nine refugee camps in Thailand, sheltering 50,000 Burmese refugees. Eh Gyi, who has lived in Mae La for 16 years, shows two of the LWR Quilts her family has received to keep them warm at night. In 2012, Lutherans around the United States donated and helped ship over 412,000 […]

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Juliet and her baby

A First-Person Account of Living Through Typhoon Bopha

Posted on 13. Apr, 2013 by .

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Juliet Sevilla is a 17-year-old mother living in Anda Barangay of New Bataan municipality in Compostela Valley Province, which was hit by Typhoon Bopha in December 2012. After the storm, Juliet received an LWR Mission Quilt, Baby Care Kit, Personal Care Kit and toothpaste from Lutheran World Relief. She told the following story to our […]

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Woman talking with pained face and hand on her chest.

Photo Friday – Nanette Enriques

Posted on 15. Feb, 2013 by .

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Nanette Enriques is a 3rd Grade teacher in Davao Oriental, a region of Mindanao Island in the Philippines. When Typhoon Bopha hit on December 4, fifty families took shelter in her school. During the storm the roof collapsed, injuring many inside and killing several. Enriques helped the wounded and described the terrifying night of the […]

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