Month: June 2015

Det Det’s Journey: First Step, First Grade

June 30, 2015

Illiteracy is a big problem in the Philippines, especially among the indigent people and those living in remote areas. John Coffey, director of ER partner IT Tender, shares the story of a teenage boy who is working hard to overcome that deficiency in his own life. By John Coffee, Director, IT Tender Like many teenage […]

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Helping Dump Families Thrive One Home at a Time

June 27, 2015

By Tim Fausch, ER Communications Director “We used to pray to God that he wouldn’t send the rain because we had a dirt floor. Rain was our biggest fear.” It’s bad enough being dirt poor, but when even the dirt turns against you, you’ve reached the bottom. That was the situation that confronted one family […]

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Belwop Playground Creates Laughter Among Kenyan Orphans

June 15, 2015

By Kim Merrefield, Extreme Women Communications Writer “Veronica has such a mother’s love for the children. The kids had never been on a swing or slide. She longed for them to connect with each other, and for it to be another step in their healing. I knew we had to help.” Laughter and smiles fill […]

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Providing Hope to the Littlest Ones at the Dump

June 5, 2015

Extreme Response has worked in the Quito Dump since 1997, starting with a focus helping kids living in extreme poverty. Our commitment to kids has only intensified over the years. Today, ER staff provide strategic programming that allows these kids to catch up to their peers. They do this by supplying nutritious meals and snacks, teaching […]

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