Hello all! This month's Global eLinks is coming to you from Valparaíso, Chile! I (Steering Committee member Emily Matteson) am about halfway through my semester studying abroad, and so far it has been an incredibly rewarding experience. I arrived here in late August and return to the US in December, and while here I am … Continue reading Greetings from Chile
Global Women's Project would like to thank all of you who stopped by our booth and came to our "Tea Time" at this year's Church of the Brethren Annual Conference in St. Louis. We always appreciate your interest and the opportunity to share about the important work of GWP. One activity we'd like to call … Continue reading Children’s Giving Project and New GWP Steering Committee Member
Dear sisters, Warm greetings to you. We are happy to give you an update of our “Ubuzima Burahenda” “Life is Expensive” This year begun with Joy as the harvest of pineapples is going on. The harvest has been good. With the income from the pineapples, we have been able to assist some members with medical … Continue reading Pineapple harvest, new goats
Update from Life is Expensive in Rwanda: "Apart from growing the ground nuts, this year we have been able to add two more crops: Pineapples: With some of the support that you gave us, this year we have been able to purchase and plant 2000 pineapples. We are planning to harvest them late December up … Continue reading Planting in Rwanda
Can you really live simply this holiday season? At Global Women's Project, we believe that our lives reflect our values. How we live, speaks. No other time of the year than the upcoming holiday season brings such challenge to our commitments to live united with the world's women. As you prepare (and it does take preparation) … Continue reading Simplify your Holidays
A gift from GWP (along with New Community Project) recently turned into sewing machines for the women's cooperative in Narus, Southern Sudan! This gift was made possible by the Northview Church of the Brethren, in honor of Phil and Louie Baldwin Rieman. The women in Narus will share skills, time, ideas and work with these … Continue reading Sewing machines have arrived!