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Saying Grace for the World

This Thanksgiving, as we each reflect on our blessings and the bounty we have, will you join me in also praying for the world? Below are five table graces incorporating prayers of thanks and prayers for service and justice. If you have a special Thanksgiving table grace, share it with us in the comments! May […]

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SIA SBF Coordinators in the DRC

Don’t know much about the DRC

What have you heard about the Democratic Republic of Congo? Maybe you know that it’s one of the places where the Spirit in Action Small Business Fund gives families the opportunity to expand their livelihood. Or maybe you’ve heard about the many women there who are raped in the ongoing conflict over minerals. Did you […]

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DRC Coordinators using laptop

Old Laptops Gain New Life in DRC

Last year, just before Christmas, Jacob Lipandasi, the SIA Small Business Fund (SBF) Coordinator in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) received a gift in the mail – a laptop computer. Since then, Jacob has used the laptop, which was donated to SIA, to greatly benefit his community and SIA. As a SIA SBF Coordinator, […]

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woman has fresh fish for sale

Businesses Thrive in Rwanda

I am always so impressed with how a $150 grant can not only give a family a chance to learn a skill or trade, but also improve their quality of life. In June, I received One-Year Reports from the ten Rwandan small businesses started with SIA Small Businesses Fund grants in 2008. These reports detail the […]

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