November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. “Violence against women continues to be an obstacle to achieving equality, development, peace as well as to the fulfillment of women and girls’ human rights,” says information from the United Nations (UN). Statistics show that 1 in 3 women
Aaron and Erica Kenny are based in Kenya and serve as CBM’s Africa Team Leaders. They provide leadership and support to field staff across the continent and work alongside our church partners. Pray for continued wisdom and guidance for the Kennys as they serve in this capacity. They also direct CBM’s
September 8 is the United Nations’ International Literacy Day. This year, the focus will be on literacy and skills development – for employment, careers and livelihoods. The day will also highlight the need for transferable skills and digital skills. Please join us in praying for the 750 million people around the world
Earlier this week, CBM staff welcomed Laetitia Dusabimana to our Mississauga office for a short visit. Please join us in praying for Laetitia, who is the head of the women’s department for the Association of Baptist Churches of Rwanda, our partner in the region. She implements women empowerment programs and gives
Here are five videos of women who are involved with invaluable work in partnership with CBM.
CBM’s Empowerment of Soura Widows project equips widows in rural India to earn an income. Through microenterprise, savings support and training, nearly 80 widows are finding ways to break the cycle of poverty and better care for their children. Since the early 1900s, Canadian Baptists have been working among the Soura,