There is a road in Congo. A road that connects several cities, towns and villages as it runs north and south through the DRC province of North Kivu. Our team travels this road from Butembo south to Lubero each morning and then return to Butembo at the end of each day. We work in Lubero, but stay here in Butembo at night.Read More
This past October, I had the privilege of going to Uganda and visiting a settlement called Rhino Camp through Global Refuge. There are about 400,000 refugees in this camp, comprised mostly of South Sudanese and Congolese. These people have been fleeing their homes because of war.Read More
This year, 2018, will be our 13th year of working as an organization with displaced people. As I look back at those years, I remember them with joy and sorrow. They were full of rejoicing and mourning. This is life. This is how the EKG reads that we are alive; the sharp ups and downs.
Last week actress and UN Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett spoke of how her life has been “shaken and enriched” by hearing the stories of refugees.
Sometimes you come across people in your life who are survivors. There is no other way to describe them because looking at their trials, you question how they even keep going.Read More