Women’s Literacy

Although the literacy rate among young women in Rwanda has improved over the last decade, about 50% of women living in the Association of Baptist Churches of Rwanda (AEBR) communities are illiterate. Many are in this situation because of the events surrounding the 1994 genocide that further eroded the ability of families to send their

Clean Water Drinking Project

Faith Evangelical Baptist Church (FEBAC) South Sudan was founded in 2007 and currently operates in upper Nile State, Northern Bahr El Ghazal state, Unity State, Eastern Equatoria and Central Equatoria States where they have churches. Presently, there are 57 churches part of FEBAC across South Sudan. FEBAC's capacity to design and implement projects has been

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Victims of Sexual Violence

The war in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between 1998 and 2003 involved several African countries and armed militia groups. It is considered one of the greatest humanitarian crises in the world, yet received little international media attention even during the height of the conflict. The violence has continued intermittently since 2003

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SKILD (Smart Kids with Individual Learning Differences)

Being a special needs child is very challenging in Lebanon. There is a cultural taboo about having a child or being a child with special needs. As well, there are very few institutions or services o ered to children with special needs within the public or private education systems. The result is that these children

Chagas Disease

Chagas disease is a silent killer among the poor in Bolivia. It is transmitted by the Vinchuca insect, which thrives in adobe walls and thatched roofs, common materials used in Bolivian homes. The parasite enters the victim’s bloodstream and can live undetected for decades while quietly destroying their internal organs, especially the heart. If caught

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Jireh

Jireh is a program that focuses on the social, physical, spiritual and emotional needs of street children and teens in the populous city of Cochabamba. The program is run by CBM’s partner in Bolivia, the Bolivian Baptist Union (UBB). Together we are working to address the challenges vulnerable youth face each day. About half of

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Food Security

The unspeakable violence and loss of life that occurred in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) during the 1998-2003 civil war and afterward, left millions of people displaced and traumatized. The atrocities of this conflict deeply marred civil society. People lost loved ones, their homes, land, livelihoods and suffered horrendous human rights violations and

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Guardians of Hope

Guardians of Hope (GOH), is CBM’s strategic response to the global HIV and AIDS pandemic. HIV targets people during their most productive years, making economic progress in many developing countries an even greater challenge. People with AIDS do not su er alone - the disease also impacts their families and communities. Because it cuts down

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