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Mar 29, 2018 by Carol Bremer-Bennett

A Life Without Easter?

Yesterday I realized that I will not have Easter this year. I am currently in Ethiopia, and they are on the Orthodox calendar, which places Easter one week later than the one in North America, which is on April 1st. Since our flight plans involve heading home on Saturday, April 7th, I will experience Good Friday with Ethiopian Christians but will be on a series of flights on their Easter, April 8th.

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Mar 26, 2018 by Jenninah Kabiswa

Renewed Hope

(KENYA) James Mwangi is 20 years old and lives in the village of Mariguiti in Mundoro region of Kiganjo settlement of Kenya. Although he finished high school two years ago, poor high school grades (mostly due to frequent disruptions to his education) and insufficient family finances meant that James could not attend college and therefore stood little chance for meaningful employment.

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Mar 25, 2018 by Daniel Lepp Friesen

What "Enough" Means

(SIERRA LEONE) Farming is what most people do in northern Sierra Leone, where Fatima Mansaray and her family live in the village of Bendukura. In between the growing seasons, Fatima and others in her village buy and sell basic goods to keep earning income.

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