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Cultivating Prosperity in Ghana Cultivating Prosperity in Ghana

Cultivating Prosperity in Ghana

Madame Meery, a dry season farmer in the Ankpaliga community in Ghana, received Seeds, Tools & Training in 2017 through one of our partners, Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization (ADDRO). She and five other women in her community attended classes in Climate Smart Agricultural practices and received 300 Ghana Cedis worth of fertilizer and improved seeds to jump-start their businesses.

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Empowering Families with Support in Jerusalem

Empowering Families with Support in Jerusalem

Sam’s mother was shocked when her son was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at two years old. Sam received gifts For Children With Special Needs — and upon admission to Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre, an institution of our partner, the Diocese of Jerusalem, he got the comprehensive therapy he needed — and his mother found the support to help navigate her son’s diagnosis.

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The Transformative Power of Literacy in Burundi

The Transformative Power of Literacy in Burundi

Donavine dreamed of becoming literate for as long as she could remember, but like many women in Bukemba, in southern Burundi, she never had the chance to go to school with her brothers. When she got married, she thought she might have to give up on her dream — but then she discovered Episcopal Relief & Development’s Literacy Groups, part of an integrated community development program of our partner, the Anglican Church in Burundi.

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