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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...

Dream Centers

Dream Centers

Extreme ResponseEducation Reinforcement Dream Centers ER Dream Centers enable individuals, families, schools, businesses and groups to partner with us by volunteering and providing scholarships for children. Currently, we have Dream Centers in Fish Hoek and Limpopo,...

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...

L327-Fitness

L327-Fitness

Extreme ResponseLife Skills & Livelihood Training L327-Fitness The L327-Fitness Program builds confidence, physical fitness and character in youth and young adults in Cape Town. Extreme Response’s desire to build godly men and women led to the creation of...