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Lutheran World Relief through the Stand With Africa campaign just released a new video entitled “Stand With Africa: Banish Hunger.” This 23-minute video visits four communities in East Africa where many struggle with the challenges of hunger. The video demonstrates how Stand With Africa works with local organizations to improve peoples’ lives.

Stand With Africa Resources for Middle School Youth.

NEW Church Bulletin Insert: Hard Times in Tanzania

AIDS Orphans Benefit Hike Along the Pacific Crest Trail
Rev. Chris Sanderson, a pastor for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in
America is hiking the Pacific Trail (2,650 miles) to raise awareness
of the AIDS epidemic in Africa. Read his description of his mission
and meet Chris at one of the tour stops to support his cause

"The Jewels of Katosi"
In August 2002, LCMS World Relief Communications Manager Greg Koenig
participated in a Lutheran WorldRelief study tour to Kenya and
Uganda in conjunction with the inter-Lutheran
Stand With Africa campaign.

Young Girls' Efforts to Raise Funds for Stand With Africa
Young girls from Chicago raise funds for Stand With Africa by hosting a carnival

Quarters for Hunger
A Special World Hunger Challenge
Learn more about this special project for the 2003 Youth Gathering

Stand With Africa journal
Through this online travel journal of ELCA member Erin Farnaes, follow a group of 16 people that went on a two-week tour of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda for a Stand With Africa trip for ELCA leaders.

Lutherans Collect More than $17 Million for World Hunger
An article from the ELCA News Service that reports on ELCA inc
ome in
2002 to Stand With Africa

How One Country Created Its Own Food Crisis
This is not the same old story of hunger in Africa. There are deep-rooted problems in the area. Read how corruption, Western trade barriers and subsides, concerns about gentic modifications, and AIDS effect hunger.

Take a journey through Africa with Stand With Africas interactive calendar.

Picture This: Million Thanks
Picture This: Street Children

2002 Global facts about the HIV/AIDS epidemic

A Stand With Africa Slide ShowHIV/AIDS in Africa

A Child's Poem About AIDS

"Braving Aids: Senegal's Way" Video

"Introducing Stand With Africa" Video

Stand With Africa. Working with campaign partners:

Last updated 06/18/03
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