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Banish Hunger

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.

 

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This video shows how Farming Systems Kenya helped John Kihaki and his family increase his crop yield; shows the women of Katosi, Uganda hiring men to do their fishing and using the profits to start their own businesses; AIDS orphans Florence and Jimmy in Rakai, Uganda learning skills at the Kiteredde Construction Institute (KCI) with which to support their families and provide hope for the future; and looks at irrigation projects in Ethiopia, part of a three-way partnership of the local Mekane Yesus Church, Lutheran World Federation and Lutheran World Relief.

The video includes a presenter’s guide complete with background information and discussion questions. To borrow a video call 1-800-LWR-LWR2 (1-800-597-5972).


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

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" "Introducing Stand With Africa" Video

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