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Epic Outcome: Five Boys Reunite With Families

Epic Outcome: Five Boys Reunite With Families

Are you ready for some truly great news? In March, five boys in ER’s Manila Children's Home (MCH) were reunited with their families. We’ve been praying for this awesome outcome for eight years. When the MCH launched in 2014, Executive Director Pastor John and Gela...

Coaches Invest in Leaders for Kingdom Impact

Coaches Invest in Leaders for Kingdom Impact

One of ER’s core pillars is to develop leaders to help vulnerable people break free from generational poverty and have greater kingdom impact. In late March, we hosted our 16th Annual Leadership Summit in Georgia. Fifty-five men gathered from 14 different countries...

After the Mud: Hope, Supplies, Repairs

After the Mud: Hope, Supplies, Repairs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rJ0WctaJjM On Jan. 31, 2022, a huge mudslide triggered by the heaviest rainfall in Ecuador for nearly 20 years killed 26 people in the Quito, triggering disaster response from Extreme Response. Dozens of were injured and scores were...

Veggie Tales And Miracles

Veggie Tales And Miracles

Steve and Anne Haag epitomize the concept of using your passions to help others through life skills training. Could God use a pole climber (fiber optics) and a greenhouse worker with prior addiction issues? That's a resounding "yes". Today they are ER staff running...

Truth Trumps Kids’ Insecurity

Truth Trumps Kids’ Insecurity

Insecurity – 1. uncertainty or anxiety about oneself; lack of confidence. 2. the state of being open to danger or threat; lack of protection. (Oxford Online Dictionary) Insecurity feels like a dirty word and yet it is something I’m certain we have all faced. It’s far...

Silverbacks Rise at L327-Fitness Camp

Silverbacks Rise at L327-Fitness Camp

In 2021, ER's Gabe Fisher launched L327-Fitness to mentor young men in South Africa to lead successful lives. To end the year, he invited six "Silverback" boys (interns) to participate in a fitness camp. This took place at a community farm in Beaufort West operated by...

Quito Dream Center Graduates Two Kids

Quito Dream Center Graduates Two Kids

Until recently, kids whose parents work in the Quito Trash Dump rarely made it through high school. Most drop out early to become recyclers themselves. This cycle is breaking and dreams are coming true. Thanks to your support, we celebrate the success of Cristina and...

COVID Grinch Fails to Cancel Christmas

COVID Grinch Fails to Cancel Christmas

By Dawn Carnill, Director of Christmas Outreach No, the COVID grinch did NOT cancel Christmas in South Africa. In fact, ER's Christmas outreaches were a huge success, despite the hoopla that surrounded the country when the Omicron strain was first detected by...

Rayne Dance: From Tragedy to Triumph

Rayne Dance: From Tragedy to Triumph

Investing in vulnerable children gives us a front row seat to seeing incredible life change. Take Rayne*, who experienced a severe childhood accident that could have left her crushed and hopeless. Instead, Rayne dances with joy. By Amy Townsend, Fish Hoek Dream Center...

COVID Craziness: Visas Finally Renewed!

COVID Craziness: Visas Finally Renewed!

ER Staff Overcome COVID Hurdles (Part 1) October 19 update: Great news! Two ER staff members in south Africa just got their official credentials renewed. Ron Townsend and Nick Carnill have waited many months to learn if they would be able to continue on serving in...

Bethany Shoots Video on Two Continents in One Summer

Bethany Shoots Video on Two Continents in One Summer

It was a whirlwind summer for volunteer Bethany Johnson, who took her camera to South Africa and Ecuador during a hectic 10-week trip. A student at King's College in NY, Bethany had previously served with ER through our partner Living Hope in South Africa. Bethany...

Find Your Fulfillment by Volunteering

Find Your Fulfillment by Volunteering

Hannah Pours Into Dream Center Kids Hannah Townsend spent her formative years helping her family serve vulnerable kids at what is now the Fish Hoek Dream Center. Her parents, Ron and Amy Townsend, oversee the Center. After graduating high school in South Africa, she...

Cycles For Life Mobilizes Barber

Cycles For Life Mobilizes Barber

Barber Overcomes COVID Hurdles Through Pay-It-Forward Program Yman was stuck. The 23-year-old was studying and working at a barber shop during COVID and it wasn't going well. He couldn't use public transportation to get to work or school. In fact, the barber shop was...

Be a School Pack Hero

Be a School Pack Hero

Kids worldwide are heading back to school with their backpacks, uniforms and supplies. But some kids won't be returning because their families cannot afford the cost of these items, especially following COVID lockdowns that resulted in parents losing income. Sadly,...

Kindle Health Clinic Gets Electricity

Kindle Health Clinic Gets Electricity

Would you seek help at a health clinic that lacked power? When we first encountered the Katawa Clinic in 2017, it was the only rural clinic providing women's health services in Malawi. ER partner Kindle Orphan Outreach oversees the clinic and asked for our help. The...

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