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Making Safe Water Happen: the Step-by-Step Process of Installing a Borehole in Rural Zimbabwe

Making Safe Water Happen: the Step-by-Step Process of Installing a Borehole in Rural Zimbabwe

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

If you’ve ever taken the Safe Water September challenge or donated to someone who has, you may have wondered about the water projects you’re helping fund. With the help of our Zimbabwean partner, Showers of Blessing, we’ll walk you through the process of how boreholes come to be, from identifying communities in need of safe water, through to drilling and installing wells. 

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Gardening with a Water Pump

Gardening with a Water Pump

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

The Rupemba community is a beneficiary of the Showers of Blessing small project fund. After visiting the garden project, which had a membership of 37 women, I realised the hardships that the women were going through to water their garden. The women had to walk an average of four kilometres to the garden, in the African heat, and had to fetch water from the nearby Ngezi River 200 metres away, and carry to the garden a 20-litre bucket of water on their heads.

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Judge Softly

Judge Softly

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Remember to walk a mile in his moccasins
and remember the lessons of humanity taught to you by your elders.
We will be known forever by the tracks we leave
in other people's lives, our kindnesses and generosity.

 Mary T. Lathrap, Judge Softly

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Partnership, Vulnerability and Power

Partnership, Vulnerability and Power

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Accepting our vulnerability and letting go of our need to be in control creates a special place in which relationships grow and mutual learning can occur...

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New Outreach Opportunities for Women in Bangladesh

New Outreach Opportunities for Women in Bangladesh

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

The Bandarban Hills Churches of Christ (BHCOC) Women’s Ministry was formed in March 2014. The women are supporting their local ministers and Bible translation, as well as distributing songbooks from a small income they receive from handloom weaving...

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United Together to Visit Vanuatu

United Together to Visit Vanuatu

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

A team of 12 from five different churches experienced Vanuatu from June 30-July 15. The team provided spiritual support and guidance to students and staff at Londua Technical College through their leadership of devotions and worship programs twice a day, teaching religious education classes, and encouraging various staff and students...

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Helping Ajok Uogu in South Sudan

Helping Ajok Uogu in South Sudan

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Ajok Uogu feeds a nutritional supplement to her 2-year old daughter Awok. (Image courtesy of ACT Alliance)

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Timothy

Timothy's Story

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Timothy, quiet by nature, let go of his previous life and feelings of shame...

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Mustard Seed Faith

Mustard Seed Faith

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

In January, a team of 13 people from around Australia went on a trip to attend the World Convention Global Gathering held in Damoh, and to visit GMP’s partners in India. Janet Woodlock, Federal Coordinator for Churches of Christ in Australia, shared some of her experiences...

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Mayan Tiit Ox Plough Project

Mayan Tiit Ox Plough Project

Monday, 3 April 2017

Farmers in Aweil East, South Sudan, still cultivate the ground by hand – an exhausting and time consuming task using a stick. Churches of Christ in South Sudan has implemented a program providing ox-drawn ploughs...

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