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Coronavirus FAQ: ER Staff, Programs and You

Coronavirus FAQ: ER Staff, Programs and You

At ER headquarters in Snellville, GA, we are monitoring the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the regions where our staff are located. While staff safety is our utmost priority, we also are working to show compassion for the women and children in our programs....

Diaper Duty Lifts ER Volunteer

Diaper Duty Lifts ER Volunteer

To help celebrate Linguava's 10-year anniversary, we've reposted this Newsfeed item originally posted on Aug. 10, 2017.  By Tim Fausch, ER Communications "'The secret to living is giving'. That concept has really impacted my heart." - David Brackett While in his early...

Dream with South African Kids as a Short-Term Volunteer

Dream with South African Kids as a Short-Term Volunteer

ER has openings for short-term volunteers July 7-Sept. 18 and Sept. 29-Dec. 2 at our Fish Hoek (Cape Town) Dream Center after-school program. If you love working with kids and would enjoy a cross-cultural experience in beautiful South Africa, then this opportunity is...

KIDStory Teacher Training Inspires

KIDStory Teacher Training Inspires

ER's Robyn Wallace of the Quito Dream Center shared her team's excitement regarding KIDStory training they received, along with other like-minded organizations, in early January 2020. "ER hosted a two-day training on the art of storytelling with the most important...

Raising Human Trafficking Awareness

Raising Human Trafficking Awareness

There is an atmosphere of evil when you enter Beaufort West, South Africa. This city of 45,000 is plagued by human trafficking. According to Justice International: *600,000 women and children are sex trafficked every year in Africa. *80% of their first contact with a...

Lovable Rogue Shocks with Turnaround

Lovable Rogue Shocks with Turnaround

Fast Stat: 46 kids in the Quito After-School Program receive 7,500+ hot meals annually, providing valuable nutrition and energy to learn. Miguel* is no newcomer to our Quito Dream Center. This 12-year-old has been with us for four years. He’s a lovable rogue, one of...

Ed Newman’s Legacy: Service and Generosity

Ed Newman’s Legacy: Service and Generosity

The following stories are tributes to ER heroes - those who have lived sacrificially in order to serve others. We hope you are inspired by their lives. On Saturday, Dec. 14, Ed Newman went to be with his Lord. He had been visiting family in Colorado when he was struck...

Belwop Kids Demonstrate the Value of School Packs

Belwop Kids Demonstrate the Value of School Packs

School supplies are hard to come by in Nyeri, Kenya. That's especially true for the Belwop kids who depend on the kindness of others for nutrition, clean water, shelter and educational support. Long-time ER partner Belwop Child Rescue Center serves children in an...

A Star Pupil is Born

A Star Pupil is Born

Fast Stat: 33 kids who attend the South Africa Dream Center received 3,078 instructional hours from ER staff and volunteers during one 90-day term. Aziza* was born into a broken family in a settlement in South Africa. Aziza survived, somehow, despite her mom’s...

Haiti Orphans Overcome the Odds

Haiti Orphans Overcome the Odds

  Food Arrives in Haiti! If you've been following the unrest in Haiti, you know shortages of food, water and fuel are creating frightening conditions throughout the country. ER's two partners in Haiti, Lemuel Ministries and House Of Hope (Children's Home for...

Volunteers Experience Life Impact in Ecuador

Volunteers Experience Life Impact in Ecuador

Every short-term team has a unique experience based on the country, culture and timing of its trip. This serendipity is one reason why joining a team of volunteers is so rewarding. Team members think they are traveling to help others, but often return surprised at how...

Connect with ER

Connect with ER

So many ways to communicate...so little time. We want to connect with you using your favorite platform, whatever that is. Help us understand! We want our communications to be fun and engaging, but on which platforms? We have inspiring life-change stories guaranteed to...

Meet The Overcomers

Meet The Overcomers

We'd like to introduce you to three people who are working to escape generational poverty and oppression. We call them “The Overcomers”. They have the spirit, drive and perseverance to overcome huge obstacles – but they need love and support to get there. You’ll see...

Venezuelan, Colombian Refugees Overcome

Venezuelan, Colombian Refugees Overcome

Like you, we have deep compassion for the people of Venezuela and Colombia who have left their countries in order to survive. These desperate refugees are scattering throughout South America. Thousands of hurting and hungry people are streaming through Quito, Ecuador,...

Short-Term Team Impacts Community

Short-Term Team Impacts Community

Four years ago, a short-term team from Bridge Church, Easton, PA, traveled to Quito, Ecuador to help build a home for a family who gleans its existence from the trash at the Quito Dump. After many hours of work, the home was completed and one family of recyclers had a...

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