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Daily Progress at Project Gulu's School for War Orphans in Uganda

If you haven't visited Project Gulu's project page, why not take a minute to catch up on the latest happenings at their school for orphans? Robyn Yamaguchi and her team have been busy as they continue building and upgrading new class rooms and staff housing, but that's just part of what they experience working in this remote area of Uganda. Click here to read more. 

 

9/11 - Day of Remembrance and Service

Did you know that 9/11 is a National Service Day? What better way to commemorate the 9/11 victims, survivors, and those who rose up in service in response to the attacks than by making it a day to do good and to serve others?

New Updates from the Saharaui Refugee Mission

New updates just in from Jose, Maria and the Haciendo Un Mundo Mejor team in Spain who organize an annual mission to nearly 5000 Saharaui refugees in the Sahara Desert. Although we didn't include their 16 page report of all their desert adventures, this time around these guys really had be persistent to get this mission off the ground. Shortly prior to their departure date, foreign aid workers were kidnapped in another part of the country which made it difficult for them to get approval and visas for their mission.

2014 College Scholarship Deadline is nearly here!

In case you haven't heard, our In Recognition of Service Scholarship (IROS) program is available to all children of longtime volunteers and missionaries. Our cutoffs dates are March 15 for summer and fall semesters and September 15th for Spring semesters. 

So, if you are planning on applying for funding for your 2014 Spring Semester, get your package ready today and submit it before the September 15th. Get information on the program and download the application form by clicking here. 

Showing Survivors of the 2011 Japan Tsunami They Are Not Forgotten

The enormous earthquake and subsequent tsunami that flattened large portions of the coast in Northern Japan in 2011 was a big deal when it happened. Millions of dollars of disaster relief and aid flowed in, volunteers were on hand to help and governments vowed to rebuild and restore devastated areas. Now, over 2 years later, the volunteers are mostly gone, worldwide attention is focused on the latest unfolding disasters and troubled situations and, sadly, many families and individuals who lost everything are still living in temporary housing waiting for their lives to be rebuilt.

Check Out The Latest Updates from Project Gulu...

Have you been keeping up with the latest from Family Care Uganda's Project Gulu and their newly completed home and school for war orphans? If not, why not take a few minutes this weekend to catch up on the latest. Robin Yamaguchi and her dedicated team of staff, teachers, volunteers and donors have been working hard to get the new structures up and running and all that hard work's paying off.

Great Adventures - Making Bible Lessons Fun for Kids

Want a fun, simple way to give your children ages 3-10 a basic knowledge of key Bible stories and characters? Check out the “Great Adventures” audio CD set designed to walk your kids through the key Bible stories using a mix of child narration and storytelling and fun, catchy Bible songs.

The Perfect Quotebook - Mottos for Success Perpetual Calendar

In today's fast-paced world, taking time out for anything other than the immediate work at hand can be a challenge. Unfortunately, the times when we are busiest and get going fast are also the times we find ourselves getting short with others, feeling swamped and overwhelmed by the pressures of our everyday lives and losing track of what's really important in life.  That's when a Mottos for Success Calendar Quotebook can be a life saver, or, at the very least, a sanity saver.

How Activated Ministries is Helping Filippino Children Get an Education

Quality teaching materials and curriculums are hard to come by for daycares and preschools in low income parts of the Philippines. Since once of the best ways to fight poverty is educating our children, Activated Ministries is happy to be able to work with Jonah Bishop and his team of volunteers in the Philippines as they locate needy schools and teaching facilities for young children and donate teaching materials and the STEPS curriculum at Back to School Events.

See What Values In Education - India Has Been Up To in 2012!

Catch up on the latest updates from Values in Education in India, a holistic educational program which is focused on teaching children of all ages much needed courses on morals, character and social development. To date, over 11,500 Indian children ranging in age from Preschool to Highschool have benefited from the Values in Education program.

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