Hope is a Decision

Hope is a Decision

Jim Wallis of Sojourners community and magazine visited the Collegium last week and reflected with a group of about 30 community members. He took time out of a busy book tour to visit Vista Hermosa Foundation, the Center for Sharing, and Jubilee Foundation, Read Full Story

Te Veo, Te Escucho, Te Honro

Te Veo, Te Escucho, Te Honro

At a recent gathering of six Vista Hermosa Foundation grantee partners near Mexico City, one of the participants from Amextra, a Baptist pastor, opened our time together with this simple exercise: ‘Te veo, Te escucho, Te honro.’ We all stood in a circle, and each person said Read Full Story

Celebrating World Holidays

Celebrating World Holidays

In honor of International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (August 9) and International Youth Day (August 12), we are spotlighting two of our partners working on these important issues. Tierra Nativa provides accompaniment, legal and technical advice to indigenous pueblos  Read Full Story

Restoring hope at the border.

Restoring hope at the border.

In these moments when we’re bombarded by images of suffering and death at the southern US border, it’s hard to have any hope or know what to do or how to respond. Sojourners, a national faith-based organization whose mission is to ‘seek to inspire hope Read Full Story

International Day of the Girl

International Day of the Girl

Today is International Day of the Girl!   A day to remember the 1.1 billion girls in the world, the adversities they face, and the unique potentials they hold for solving some of the world’s biggest challenges.  Pause for a moment and think about the girls in your life.  See their bright eyes, their curious minds,… Read Full Story

Building Relationships in India

Building Relationships in India

Ajitson Justus of World Vision recently submitted this blog from the Vidarbha Farmer’s Livelihood Project in central India, an initiative VHF has supported since 2007.  Entitled “A Farmer is Alone – Why We Need to Form Close Connections,” this story explores deeply held mindsets of farmers in the difficult cotton-growing region of Yavatmal and why… Read Full Story

Ways to Empower Women and Girls

Ways to Empower Women and Girls

Happy International Women’s Day!  To celebrate this important day, World Vision offers seven easy ways to make a big difference in the lives of our daughters, sisters, and mothers, both at home and around the world. Tell the women in your life that you care.  Empowering women starts right in our families, workplaces, and neighborhoods. Write… Read Full Story

Celebrating Mama Maggie

Celebrating Mama Maggie

Stephen’s Children Founder Mama Maggie Gobran was recently recognized with an Arab Hope Makers Award. The award, given by Emirati Vice President, Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, recognized five leaders from among 65,000 nominees. The happy news comes as Stephen’s Children finishes a successful academic year in its more than 95 schools, and prepares… Read Full Story