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Nonprofit Says It Laid Off More Than 140 People After Refugee Ban

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 02.16.2017 | Home

International humanitarian aid organization World Relief says it has been forced to lay off more than 140 staff members in the wake of President Donal...

Inspiring Change: International Women's Day Through the Eyes of a 14-Year-Old Boy

Belinda Bauman | Posted 05.07.2014 | Women
Belinda Bauman

What if we stopped seeing these adolescent boys as part of the problem and began to invest in them -- really invest in them -- as a powerful part of the solution?

Oscar Night in the Congo

Belinda Bauman | Posted 05.05.2014 | Impact
Belinda Bauman

Tears. No, sobs actually. Yep, I will own that. I sobbed when Lupita Nyong'o took the stage and accepted an Oscar for portraying, in her words, "so much pain in someone else's life." Pure and unadulterated empathy. She took on the pain of Patsy.

Interview: Why Josh Garrels Is Giving Away His Music to Support Peace-Building in Congo

Belinda Bauman | Posted 03.26.2013 | Impact
Belinda Bauman

Walking on the edge, Josh and Noisetrade are near the end of a two-week free download including all five of his albums -- his entire life's work -- with all tips going to World Relief's peacemaking effort in the DR Congo.

Crisis in Congo

Belinda Bauman | Posted 01.27.2013 | Home
Belinda Bauman

I felt that helpless feeling wash over me. I felt the weight of an ocean and miles of separation. Before I looked at a screen, I did something I haven't done for a while. I slipped out of my bed and got down on my knees.

Turning the Tide Together: How the Local Church Helps Fight the Aids Epidemic

Don Golden | Posted 07.24.2012 | Impact
Don Golden

In the past the Church has unfortunately missed many opportunities to reach out in compassion to those living with HIV/AIDS. But now that is changing; the Church is accepting and loving them and using their local organizational influence to make a difference.

South Sudan One Year Later: Indicators of Hope

Don Golden | Posted 07.10.2012 | Home
Don Golden

This month, as South Sudan celebrates its first year as an independent state, a great feeling of expectation lingers at the beginning of this all-important rainy season.

Are We Still Dedicated to Peace in South Sudan?

Don Golden | Posted 04.25.2012 | Home
Don Golden

If we continue to stand now for peace in South Sudan, then their first chapter as a nation could read of new schools and children living past their 5th birthdays, instead of burned marketplaces and displaced refugees.

Turkana: Looking Into the Face of Starvation

Don Golden | Posted 11.06.2011 | Impact
Don Golden

2011-09-06-Screenshot20110906at4.16.38PM.jpg There are no words to capture death by starvation but I bear witness to the fact: the young and old of Turkana are starving to death.