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In the Footsteps of David Livingstone

Angela Mischke

In a joint effort, volunteers of Project Cartwheel in Pretoria and Change the World in Johannesburg, headed out on an outreach trip to Zambia and Botswana in January 2011. We visited 6 institutions and gave out 500 Activated magazines, 150 Christian inspirational booklets, and sets of Feed My Lambs, Early Bird Reading Programs, Foundations of Faith and Character Building curriculums of the Steps Program.

Lots of smiles on Mandela’s Day

Natalie Emery

“So what are you doing for Mandela’s Day?” After hearing this question several times, I determined to do something special to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s birthday! What better way than giving underprivileged kids a fun and happy time? We targeted two different institutions in Johannesburg, a HIV orphanage and a boarding school for physically disabled children that we collaborate with weekly. They were adopted as the focus of our program.

Christmas programs and assistance to remote mountain communities in Peru

Astrid Navaja

Our basic goal in our community in Huarez, Peru is to combine physical help and practical training with spiritual counseling in order to better the lives of the people we are here to help. The Activated materials are perfect as they achieve all three aspects of our goal!

THE NEED

Empowering an impoverished community through education

Luz Teresa Solá

Arriba las Manos would like to thank Activated Ministries for its donation of educational books and audio/visual resources. These materials have been an invaluable contribution over the last year to the activities of Arriba las Manos in the impoverished community of Ararca.

Ararca is a small island enclave 50 kilometers from Cartagena, Colombia. The village was formed over 200 years ago by runaway slaves, and since then this community of over 1,200 people has struggled to meet its most basic needs.

According to a recent study on Ararca:

Counseling and comfort to ship crewmembers in Melborne, Australia

Irene Glase

The Activated magazines have been a wonderful source of encouragement and inspiration to countless seafarers whose ships arrive in Melbourne each day of the week. Having an assortment of magazines creates a library for the ships so that any new crewmember can be encouraged as the ship docks at ports all over the world. Thank you, Activated Ministries, for fulfilling a need for spiritual and emotional encouragement for these seafarers, who are often separated from their loved ones for long periods of time.

Counseling and comfort to the ports of Melbourne, Australia

Irene Glase

For the past three years, Family International volunteers have been conducting spiritual counseling to seafarers in Melbourne, Australia.

Love Heals in Brazil

Luiz Eduardo Whately

100 families helped in Maranguaqe, Brazil

Luiz Menezes

The partnership of Association CEEU with Activated Ministries has brought wonderful results in the city of Maranguape, in the State of the Ceará, Brazil. Our social assistance to one hundred families who live on the peripheries of the city been greatly aided by the sponsorship of Activated Ministries.

Project Descubrete at the Cervantino 2010 Festival

Shelly Guild

Shivering slightly, she stood at the front of the line of eager faces, hand in hand with a perfect stranger. What gave this quiet young woman the courage to enter a tent marked “Carpa del Destino” with someone she had never met, to pray and to listen for the voice of God? Was it curiosity? Desperation? The compelling play we had both watched, or the meaningful songs that followed?

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