This Mother's Day

May 04, 2016

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching.  Like many of you, I spent time over the weekend scavenging the special occasion greeting card aisle to find the perfect combination of words to express love and appreciation to the special women in my life.  I must have read 25 cards before finally putting a few in my basket.  I did not want to send long poems or short jokes.  I simply wanted to say, “Thank…

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Last filming for our upcoming economic development video

Mar 11, 2016 | Economic Development

Today our board president, Kristin Rogers, is filming the last segment of our soon-to-be released video. Read her reflection on her recent trip: It’s good to be back home and finally recovered from jet lag. It’s good to reflect on my good friends in Myanmar. It’s good to remember all of the amazing women with whom we partner and the good work they do…

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It's International Women's Day

Mar 08, 2016

It is International Women's Day! For women and girls around the world, I pray that you have... The courage to speak up and challenge inequity and injustice.Stand up and confront oppression and hate. The resilience and support…

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Our president is in Myanmar

Feb 02, 2016 | Economic Development

Kristin Rogers is in Mynamar (Burma) with Lantern Vision filming a video on economic development. She is posting some wonderful photos and stores on Facebook - don't miss them! Log on often and please re-post so your friends can learn about GW too!

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Announcing good news!

Jan 06, 2016

You made this celebration possible if you donated to GW during our end-of-the year campaign. THANK YOU! We are excited to share the we exceed our goal of $50,000! Please continue to give, and…

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Because GW made a connection

Jan 06, 2016

For years we have talked about the value of “connections” within GW. Join us in celebrating God at work in our midst. Last July GW was contacted by Beverly Hill, Founder/President of the nonprofit Gendercide. She was searching for women’s sewing groups in Myanmar to make baby booties, at $3 a pair, for an art exhibit to generate awareness and action regarding…

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Why I support Global Women

Dec 30, 2015 | Donate, Testimony

      My husband Mark and I love to support Global Women because it keeps us connected to the needs of vulnerable women around the world; there is accountability and communication between GW staff and the fund recipients; and there is diversity in the types of projects that are meeting real needs.…

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Here Am I

Dec 22, 2015

During these final days of Advent, I have been re-reading biblical narratives of Jesus’ birth. I have particularly been drawn to the account in the book of Luke and Mary’s response to a holy encounter. In the first chapter, the angel Gabriel appears to Mary and tells her she will become pregnant with a boy who will become the

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Excited About Her Future

Dec 10, 2015

My niece recently turned the big 1-0.  When I called her on her big day I asked, “Do you feel anything different today-- having reached double digits?”  She quickly responded “I think I’m taller and I’m more excited.”  “About what?” I asked.  She energetically squealed, “About everything.” When I hung up the phone,…

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Don't Look Away

Dec 02, 2015

My morning routine usually starts with prayer and deep breathing and is quickly followed by list making and a cup of coffee while watching the news.  Some days, I take it all in very casually.  Other days, I am absolutely overwhelmed by the sights and sounds of the human condition. While sipping a dark roast, it is easy to change the channel when a disturbing…

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