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Ministry Profile: Risk and Refuge in Quito, Ecuador
Ministry Profiles / Quito, Ecuador / Students

Ministry Profile: Risk and Refuge in Quito, Ecuador

Roberto chuckles as he rests his arm on a wooden fence post, an amused expression on his face. Two helmet-and-harness-clad middle school boys swing back and forth precariously in front of him, suspended on a tightrope between two tall pine trees. “Vamos chicos!” he cheers as the boys regain their balance and cautiously advance further … Continue reading

Ministry Profile: The Building Blocks of Transformation
Masatepe, Nicaragua / Ministry Profiles / Poverty

Ministry Profile: The Building Blocks of Transformation

What do a church, a school, a pizza parlor, an agricultural non-profit, and a brand-new coffee shop have in common? To most people, nothing at all. But to Brandon and Hannah Weidman, they are the beginning of transformation; building blocks in a small community called Masatepe. “This place has so much to offer,” Brandon explains … Continue reading

Ministry Profile: Breaking the Cycle
A Konduru, India / Ministry Profiles / Poverty / Students / Themes

Ministry Profile: Breaking the Cycle

Joshua remembers what it was like growing up in A. Konduru. “There were so many children,” he recalls, looking out the window as he drives down dusty brown roads of the village he walked countless times as a youth. “They would all come to the same school, maybe 10-15 villages at the same government school … Continue reading

Ministry Profile: Walking with Refugees in Eastern Europe
European Gateway City / Ministry Profiles / Poverty / Refugees

Ministry Profile: Walking with Refugees in Eastern Europe

Aysha* was in trouble, but trouble was nothing new. In fact, for ten years her situation had been a precarious one. For Aysha, an Armenian refugee and mother of two, there seemed no way out of the ever-deepening hole she had dug. Like so many refugees living illegally in major European gateway cities, Aysha had … Continue reading