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Covid-19 Virus Reflections and a Call to Prayer

Covid-19 Virus Reflections and a Call to Prayer

  I had planned to use this quarterly message as an opportunity to celebrate the opening of Hope Community Primary School in Uganda, which many of you generously helped us to achieve.  We will come back to that story later. As with so many other things, the...

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Covenant Mercies exists to serve orphans in collaboration with indigenous local churches in the developing world.

A Bird’s Eye View of Our New Primary School

A Bird’s Eye View of Our New Primary School

Extreme poverty is a multifaceted issue. In order to address the various challenges facing our sponsored children in a well-rounded, culturally appropriate and sustainable way, Covenant Mercies partners with indigenous local churches and communities. Through these...

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Stories of Hope: 2018 Annual Report

Stories of Hope: 2018 Annual Report

We are pleased to share our 2018 edition of Stories of Hope, the Covenant Mercies Annual Report. Click here to view the report, and learn how our sponsors, donors, and partners are making an impact in Uganda, Zambia, and Ethiopia.

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Living Generously as a Family

Living Generously as a Family

God has a tender heart for the vulnerable, and one way He calls His children to be imitators of Him is by giving generously and caring passionately for widows and orphans. Covenant Mercies allows us to do just that, and we are so grateful to partner with them to...

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Breaking Ground in Kiburara

Breaking Ground in Kiburara

When speaking about our sponsored children, you may often hear us say: we seek to restore them to everything God has created them to be as His image bearers. This aim has implications for how we view our children, and how we serve them. We are not only seeking to...

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A Special Visit in Addis Ababa: Meeting Tinbite

A Special Visit in Addis Ababa: Meeting Tinbite

A few months ago I took my friend, Nora (10 years old), to see one of her favorite artists in concert. During the intermission they had a ministry present sponsorship opportunities for orphans in other countries. Nora, with her soft heart, turned to me and asked,...

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An Encouraging Story from Ethiopia: Meet Abreham

An Encouraging Story from Ethiopia: Meet Abreham

As a young boy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Abreham Gashaw lost his father in an automobile accident. Now widowed, his mother struggled to keep various jobs in order to make ends meet. Abreham describes this time in his life: "The time that I had lost my father, that was...

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2018 Covenant Mercies Impact Infographic

We are delighted to share our 2018 Impact Infographic, highlighting the ways our partners and donors made a difference in Uganda, Zambia, and Ethiopia this year. 2018 Impact Infographic Facts: This year, we developed a site plan for our brand new primary school in...

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How Does Covenant Mercies “Do Justice?”

How Does Covenant Mercies “Do Justice?”

When we introduced our beautiful new Do Justice, Love Mercy t-shirt on Covenant Mercies Sunday at our founding church, a great question was raised at the sales table. One person asked, “How is Covenant Mercies doing justice?” There are many ways to answer this...

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