Posts tagged ‘Africa’

Covenant Kids Congo Passes 3,000 Sponsorship Mark

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (January 11, 2013) – More than 3,000 children have been sponsored through the Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision initiative, says Reesheda Washington, the project’s leader. Continue Reading »

Covenant Church of Kenya Leader Murdered

KITENGALA, KENYA (January 7, 2013) – Mathew Mchana Tumu, who served as the national treasurer of the Covenant Church of Kenya, was murdered Friday by thieves who stole two goats. Continue Reading »

Miller and PCP: ‘My Life Prepared Me for This Work’

By Stan Friedman

CHICAGO, IL (December 21, 2012) – Byron Miller grew up on a farm, served in Tanzania and Egypt with the Peace Corps, worked with major medical-related corporations doing international business, sat on boards of directors, and started his own companies. Continue Reading »

Artist Pledges CD Profits to Aid Covenant Kids Congo

GRANITE BAY, CA (December 7, 2012) – Lincoln Brewster, one of the most well-known worship artists, is donating all profits from his new Christmas CD, Joy to the World, and the accompanying concert tour to Covenant Kids Congo Powered by World Vision. Continue Reading »

Training Saves Lives of Congolese Babies

By Stan Friedman

KARAWA, DR CONGO (December 5, 2012) – Pediatric intensive care specialist Dr. Eric Gunnoe of Portland, Maine, has participated in mission trips to some of the poorest countries around the world, but said his most recent trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo to teach medical personnel at the Karawa Hospital on how to use breathing techniques to help save infants’ lives also was his most rewarding. Continue Reading »

Call to Prayer Issued in Wake of Congo Violence

GOMA, DRC (November 30, 2012) – An urgent call to prayer has been issued in response to violence in the eastern region of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) near the city of Goma, fighting that has killed many and displaced an estimated 500,000 people, forcing them to flee to refugee camps for safety. Continue Reading »

Kids Lead Way in Support of Covenant Kids Congo

CHICAGO, IL (October 16, 2012) – Small churches and children are helping lead the way as Evangelical Covenant Church congregations conduct their Hope Sundays, which focus on the Covenant Kids Congo powered by World Vision project. Continue Reading »

One Gift Can Change a Family’s Life

CHICAGO, IL (October 5, 2012) – Khiyan Jai-Ping, an elderly woman living in the mountain village of Huay Khaap, was left to fend for her and her husband after their children moved to the city to find work. The couple was barely able to make a living farming rice and often did not have enough to eat. Continue Reading »

Reconstructed Bridge Reopens in Congo

KARAWA, DR CONGO (October 3, 2012) – Travel between Gemena and Karawa became easier last week when reconstruction was completed on a bridge that washed out in August. Continue Reading »

Candidates Sought to Lead Paul Carlson Partnership

CHICAGO, IL (September 21, 2012) – Candidates are being sought for the position as director of the Paul Carlson Partnership (PCP), replacing current Executive Director Byron Miller who is retiring after four years of service. Continue Reading »