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Donated iPads Open Up New Worlds for Kids with Disabilities

April 6, 2015

“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t being said”.                              ~Author Unknown Most of us never think about what a gift it is to be able to communicate using our words. That’s not possible for some of the children […]

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Changing Fear into Confidence

March 24, 2015

Thanks to Youth Mobilization’s Loving Approach, a Once-Fearful 5-Year-Old Has Blossomed into a Star Student Youth Mobilization (Youth Mob), an ER partner near Manila, Philippines, helps further the education of children through its Abot Pag-ibig (Reach Out with Love) program. Ramil is one such student whose life is being changed by the program. Youth Mob […]

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Tunnels to the Future

March 6, 2015

By Gerrit Kleynhans, Farm Manager, Living Hope Living Hope is a longtime ER partner located near Cape Town, South Africa. The following story reflects how its Agriculture and Business Training Programme is creating sustainability by teaching students tunnel farming (tunnel-shaped greenhouses) along with successful business practices. This story first appeared in Living Hope’s February 2015 […]

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A Fighter With A Future

February 22, 2015

Kenyan Teen Overcomes Extreme Circumstances to Graduate from Secondary School By Hilary Wolfe, ER Contributing Writer   Salome faced long odds as she entered adolescence. Growing up in poverty, losing a mother and living with an alcoholic father will do that to a person. But a fighting spirit, big dreams and a loving support network […]

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Jordan Anderson does face painting at an ER Christmas celebration in Quito

True and Lasting Hope

December 21, 2014

 By Jessa Anderson, Extreme Response Volunteer Recording artists Jessa and Jordan Anderson have made six trips to Quito to work at ER Christmas celebrations. What inspires them to return every year, while juggling two kids and a hectic touring schedule?   This year my husband Jordan and I took our sixth trip to Quito, Ecuador, […]

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Dawn with Masi Girl

Bringing Hope to People in Africa, Asia & Latin America

November 23, 2014

By Jerry Carnill, President & CEO , Extreme Response International I’d like to share a personal experience that shook me to my core, an event so powerful that I think about it often. During my first visit to Malawi I met with potential Extreme Response partners. Malawi was in the midst of severe drought and famine, […]

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