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Our conversation this week is with Sr. Marilyn Lacey, RSM, Founder of Mercy Beyond Borders. Get ready to be challenged, inspired and moved to tears! Mercy Beyond Borders is a global organization that is forging ways for women and girls in extreme poverty to learn, connect and lead. Sr. Marilyn shares incredible stories of courage, determination and divinity in this conversation. It was a priviledge to provide a platform for Sr. Marilyn to share her story and the stories of so many women who are changing their lives through education and advocacy. Sr. MARILYN LACEY, a Sister of Mercy, is passionate about making the world a more welcoming place. She's been working with displaced peoples since 1981. Although she holds a Master's Degree in Social Welfare from UC Berkeley and 4 honorary doctorates, she insists that the poor have been her best teachers. In 2001 Marilyn was personally honored by the Dalai Lama as an “unsung hero of compassion.” For two decades Marilyn directed the refugee and immigration programs for Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, CA. She has also worked in refugee camps overseas. (:45) Sr. Marilyn shares her story with us and why she has chosen this work.(10:29) We learn about actionable tools that Sr. Marilyn shares to educate people on the impact they can have in the world.(13:49) Sr. Marilyn shares with us the experience(s) of little girls, from South Sudan, that illustrates the positive impact her organization is having on people.(23:24) How did the system get set up that put her organization, Mercy Beyond Borders, on a path to make a difference in other countries?(29:42) Sr. Marilyn shares another example, from the region where MBB works, that embodies the powerful impact their school is making in South Sudan.(31:48) We learn more details about the infrastructure, and the relationship with local government(s), that allows MBB to be impactful.(35:16) What is the importance of understanding that there is no “over there”? Helping others has an impact on us locally since we are so interconnected around the world.(40:42) A discussion about the “wrap around services” that MBB offers to ensure the girls are safe and can continue to get the education in their local countries.(52:05) Who in Sr. Marilyn's life are sources of support and motivation as she continues her work?(54:22). How does Sr. Marilyn see Mercy Beyond Borders making an impact in the future?Connect with Sr. Marilyn Lacey, RSMhttps://www.mercybeyondborders.orgSubscribe: Warriors At Work Podcasts Website: https://jeaniecoomber.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/986666321719033/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jeanie_coomber/Twitter: https://twitter.com/jeanie_coomber LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeanie-coomber-90973b4/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbMZ2HyNNyPoeCSqKClBC_w
What are the most pressing issues women and girls still face today? What progress has been made in recent years? How are gender equality champions driving change around the world? In this special episode, host Anna travels to Kigali, Rwanda for the Women Deliver 2023 Conference, the largest convening for gender equality in the world, to find out! Through conversations with conference organizers and participants, hear stories from gender equality trailblazers from around the world, be inspired to take action in your own life and community, and learn why Rwanda is the 9th best place in the world to be a woman. About the conference: Women Deliver convenings catalyze conversations with stakeholders from around the world, break barriers, address challenges, and identify opportunities to advance gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights, and improve the wellbeing of girls and women, in all their intersecting identities. You'll hear from: Leeza Mangaldas - founder of Leezu's, and partner of The Pleasure Project - 1:06, 32:07, 51:14 Kim Lufkin - Director of Communications at Women Deliver - 4:50, 8:43, 29:13 Kathleen Sherwin - Chief Strategy Engagement Officer at Plan International, Board Member of Women Deliver - 5:30, 16:02, 28:48 Paul Kagame - 6:58 Malala Yousafzai - 7:25 Stacey Abrams - 7:47 Brittany Evans - Women Enabled International - 9:24 Charles Kabiswa - Regenerate Africa - 12:27 Vinitha Venkatraman - founder of VIVA Development Strategies - 12:48 Cora McGuire-Cyrette - CEO of Ontario Native Women's Association - 12:57 Right Hon. Eunice Oyella - youth delegate for Plan International and speaker for Children Young Peoples Parliament in South Sudan - 17:16 Francis Oppong - Director of Programs for Plan International in South Sudan - 18:07 Lydia Wilbard - Executive Director of Learning and Engagement at CAMFED - Campaign for Female Education - 22:03 Lindsay Camacho - Acumen - 25:08 Nyakuok Juok - South Links Trending - 26:06 Praise Manze - Saathi - 30:58 Ryan Borcherding (Head of Methodology and Training) and Grace Panda (Project Manger in Malawi) - Theatre for a Change - 31:17 Ani Ejay - FP2030 - 31:39 Cristina Ljungberg and Wendy Anderson - co-founders of The Case for Her - 31:52 Connie Lim / MILCK - 44:01 Benita Keza - Rwanda Cooperation - 46:32 Transcription is available here -- Become a Patron for access to bonus content and to support the podcast, or buy me a (metaphorical) coffee Follow us: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | Tik Tok | Youtube | LinkedIn Subscribe to our newsletter for a weekly dose of all things WOMAN We need more women's stories in the world!. If you've enjoyed this episode, please share, subscribe, rate and review on Apple, Spotify or wherever you listen to your podcasts Explore The Story of Woman book recommendations in the US and the UK - purchases support the podcast AND local bookstores
Christopher Allen was trying to make it as a war reporter when, aged just 26, he was shot and killed on the frontline in South Sudan. But as news of his death began to spread, suspicion grew. Some claimed he was really there as a mercenary, a fighter. Others said he was a reckless freelancer, in over his head. And there was another question: was he killed on purpose, or was this another accident of war? From Tortoise and the team behind Sweet Bobby, Pig Iron is a dark adventure in war and journalism – and into what really happened to Christopher Allen. Listen to the full series today. For the premium Tortoise listening experience, curated by our journalists, download the free Tortoise audio app. For early and ad-free access to all our investigative series and daily and weekly shows, subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts.If you'd like to further support slow journalism and help us build a different kind of newsroom, do consider donating to Tortoise at tortoisemedia.com/support-us. Your contributions allow us to investigate, campaign and explore, and to build a newsroom that is responsible and sustainable. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Five years after his death on a distant frontline in South Sudan, the truth about what happened to Christopher Allen is still a mystery. Was he a reckless freelancer? A mercenary? Or a young and ambitious reporter, caught in the crossfire? Approached by a family member looking for answers, journalist Basia Cummings begins investigating.Listen to the full series today. For the premium Tortoise listening experience, curated by our journalists, download the free Tortoise audio app. For early and ad-free access to all our investigative series and daily and weekly shows, subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts.If you'd like to further support slow journalism and help us build a different kind of newsroom, do consider donating to Tortoise at tortoisemedia.com/support-us. Your contributions allow us to investigate, campaign and explore, and to build a newsroom that is responsible and sustainable. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Basia traces Chris's career as a young freelancer. By now, it's clear his death is tied to his life as a reporter. But who was he trying to be? Just how close was he to a group of fighters? And after years in Ukraine, how did he end up in a remote corner of South Sudan?Listen to the full series today. For the premium Tortoise listening experience, curated by our journalists, download the free Tortoise audio app. For early and ad-free access to all our investigative series and daily and weekly shows, subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts.If you'd like to further support slow journalism and help us build a different kind of newsroom, do consider donating to Tortoise at tortoisemedia.com/support-us. Your contributions allow us to investigate, campaign and explore, and to build a newsroom that is responsible and sustainable. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
There is a new layer of horror to Chris's story – and in trying to understand it, Basia investigates the evidence that Chris was killed on purpose. The team figures out how to get to South Sudan – and how to finally meet the essay-writer.Listen to the full series today. For the premium Tortoise listening experience, curated by our journalists, download the free Tortoise audio app. For early and ad-free access to all our investigative series and daily and weekly shows, subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts.If you'd like to further support slow journalism and help us build a different kind of newsroom, do consider donating to Tortoise at tortoisemedia.com/support-us. Your contributions allow us to investigate, campaign and explore, and to build a newsroom that is responsible and sustainable. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
The team tries to understand the connection between Chris's trip to South Sudan, and one taken by a group of American fighters just weeks before. Could this explain why Chris was called a white rebel? And after months investigating, Basia finally speaks to the fighter who fascinated Chris, and she asks – how close really were you? Listen to the full series today. For the premium Tortoise listening experience, curated by our journalists, download the free Tortoise audio app. For early and ad-free access to all our investigative series and daily and weekly shows, subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts.If you'd like to further support slow journalism and help us build a different kind of newsroom, do consider donating to Tortoise at tortoisemedia.com/support-us. Your contributions allow us to investigate, campaign and explore, and to build a newsroom that is responsible and sustainable. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Your emotional health matters as you join God in His work among the nations. There are four proven biblical keys to receive your emotional healing and use to minister to others. Using these keys will help you to stay emotional healthy as you serve others.
In this session, It will seek to help guide you on how to respond to God’s Command and Commission, The quest for discovering and following God’s will and purpose for one’s life is often an illusion to many children of the Living God, Many believers resorts to imitating others and or live a hypocritical phantom life as they are tied down to daily engagements and undertakings of everyday life, It is hoped that discovering the reason for living your life with purpose is made easier. You will discover the purpose for which God design you and gain the confidence to fruitfully be where you belong, through the power of the Holy Spirit. You will be guided through a biblical process and principles to seeing exactly God’s intent for your unique being and person, as Gods design, where you will discover that It all began with God before the foundations of the earth. Ever since, before the fall of humanity, God has you in mind, and he designed you for a purpose and through a process, but as a result of the departure of humans from God, through disbelief, you became blind and were kept ignorant of His plans for you. However, you will discover that His Deep love and Great Mercy, God called you to salvation, you became a new creature and adopted as His Child, hence He qualified you, by being a new creature in His image, He desires for you to return and rediscover His plan and purpose for your life As He God Intended. Responding to Gods Command and Commission, is a call to be ready, Dressed for service fully equipped and Lacking in nothing as you Respond through Obedience, based on a biblical Principles, These herculean task by helping you identify your uniqueness within the body of Christ, and to enable you walk confidently and victoriously where you belong in the program of God through the enabling power of the Holy Spirit. Finally, through the Scriptures and the Power of the Holy Spirit, You will be exposed and guided to God’s Command and Commission, That you begin to instantly manifest the reality of your purpose for living, Emblemed and empowered with full of Zeal, Passion and Fruitfulness, Genuinely ready for all the good works God has designed you to accomplish – Loving God with all your heart, soul and strength and loving others through your service of obedience to his Commission, Praying, Evangelizing, Discipling, Equipping and living a lasting fruit to the Glory of God. Our focus will be what it does take to be dressed, ready for service from your call to salvation to your call to service, Exploring your Meditational life, Family Life and a life of Obedience to His Command and Commission. AS YOU RESPONDING TO GOD’S COMMAND AND COMMISSION
The team has united the fractured nation behind it with everyone focus on their performance. This brought them to the edge of their chairs with their eyes glued to the screen of TV, Mobile and others means of witnessing the history being made.
NBL Today: World Cup Edition | Boomers Vs Japan Pre-Game Pete Hooley and Ryan Broekoff talk the South Sudan historic win and New Zealand's crazy win before turning their attention to the Boomers must win game, tonight against Japan. What do the Aussies need to do to make sure their dream of World Cup glory continues. Pete and Rowdy break it down just for you.
It's been 135 days since the start of the conflict in Sudan. Four million people have been displaced since the Sudanese armed forces and the Rapid Support Forces turned their guns on each other, according to the UN Refugee Agency. More than 700,000 people have left the country, crossing the border to neighbours like, Egypt, South Sudan and Chad. Around 3.2 million are displaced within the country, making their way to areas that feel relatively safer. So, what has it been like for those who made the decision to leave? And how are they trying to rebuild their lives elsewhere? #AfricaDaily
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In this episode, Nate and Rachel interview Adhieu Arok. A native of South Sudan, Adhieu immigrated to Utah as a child from a refugee camp in Kenya. She spent much of her childhood adjusting to the cultural differences she encountered in her new home. She earned a Bachelor's in Public Health at BYU and a Master's of Public Health at Boise State University. In this episode, she shares her experiences around important topics such as colorism, sexism, and nationalism.
Are you comfortable asking people for money? Do you understand the critical areas you must address if you are going to ask people to invest in you? This session will give you an understanding of the basics in fundraising that is fundamental to anyone in ministry. You will learn 5 critical things you must do in order to raise your own support. There is a solution to the obstacle of educational loans which often prevent many from going due to the amount of money that must be raised – MedSend. Additionally, you will understand how to qualify for a MedSend grant and what the Board is looking for in those who apply. Finally, you will gain and understanding of what you need to be doing right now if you are hoping to go to the field soon, next steps.
James Achuli is a refugee student studying International Relations at the University of British Columbia. He first arrived in Calgary, Canada in February 2022 as a refugee. At the immigration office, James was asked about his identity and where he came from. He shared his experiences of being born during the civil war in Sudan, growing up as an internally displaced person, and witnessing the destruction caused by war. Despite the hardships, James was determined to receive an education and received a scholarship to further his studies. He faced another war in South Sudan in 2016, where he witnessed the death of a friend and was then taken by armed men. With the help of a kind woman, James managed to escape and joined a group of refugees walking towards safety in Uganda. Eventually, he arrived at a refugee camp and faced the daily challenges and struggles that refugees endure. James acknowledges the difficulties faced by refugees, such as forced displacement, persecution, and lack of basic necessities. Through his experiences, he strives to shed light on the struggles faced by refugees and advocate for their rights and better opportunities.
Join America's Roundtable (https://americasrt.com/) radio co-hosts Natasha Srdoc and Joel Anand Samy with former Senior FBI Official Debra LaPrevotte, a principled leader fighting international corruption, adversely impacting America and its trusted allies. Debra LaPrevotte is the Senior Investigator for The Sentry (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cI_1l_8qTiE). The Sentry is an investigative and policy organization that seeks to disable multinational predatory networks that benefit from violent conflict, repression, and kleptocracy. Debra LaPrevotte served as a Supervisory Special Agent on the International Corruption Unit at FBI Headquarters. Debra was instrumental in initiating the FBI's Kleptocracy program and seized more than $1 billion dollars from foreign corrupt officials. Debra retired after 20 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Prior to her FBI career, Debra LaPrevotte worked for the Department of Defense for five years. Debra has an undergraduate degree from George Mason University and a masters degree in Forensic Science from George Washington University. Key Topics on America's Roundtable Radio: — The significant impact of international corruption on America and the rest of Western democracies. — Each year corruption and illicit financial flows cost the global economy US$3.6 trillion. — Croatia, the only European Union member put on international money laundering and terrorism financing "grey list." (https://leaderssummit.medium.com/croatia-the-only-eu-member-state-put-on-money-laundering-and-terrorism-financing-grey-list-by-2fa16381c026) | Croatia is also a NATO member receiving US aid via the Pentagon, USAID, and US taxpayer funds backing the World Bank's grants and loans to the Balkan nation. | “U.S. military assistance to Croatia has reached nearly a billion dollars in the form of training, equipment, infrastructure construction, and specialized military education, including $140 million in support just this year for the Croatian Armed Forces” — U.S. Chargé d'Affaires Mark Fleming, US Embassy in Zagreb. — US aid and the West's assistance versus principled efforts to strengthen the rule of law and reform weak judiciaries in poor countries and aid-dependent post-communist Eastern European nations facing rampant corruption. — Focusing on principled solutions. Further reading: Croatia — The Only EU Member State Put on Money-Laundering and Terrorism Financing ‘Grey List' by FATF (https://leaderssummit.medium.com/croatia-the-only-eu-member-state-put-on-money-laundering-and-terrorism-financing-grey-list-by-2fa16381c026) “Yugoslavia's tragedy was not foreordained. It was the product of bad, even criminal, political leaders who encouraged ethnic confrontation for personal, political and financial gain. Rather than tackle the concrete problems of governance in post-Tito era, they led their people into war.” — Richard Holbrooke, US diplomat and author of “To End a War” Take a Listen! | A Nation for Thieves with Debra LePravotte | Lionsgate Sound (https://lionsgatesound.com/shows/a-nation-for-thieves) Trillions of dollars derived from corruption are moved around the world every year. Justin Shenkarow sits down with FBI veteran Debra LaPrevotte, who has spent the last 25 years chasing down kleptocrats and corrupt officials all around the world. Debra single-handedly built the FBI's Kleptocracy division from the ground up - tracking, tracing and seizing over one billion dollars worth of assets. She is one of the world's leading anti-corruption experts. Debra's career began at Quantico, the FBI's prestigious training academy. A Nation for Thieves is a Lionsgate Sound podcast, engineered by Pilgrim Media americasrt.com (https://americasrt.com/) https://ileaderssummit.org/ | https://jerusalemleaderssummit.com/ America's Roundtable on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/americas-roundtable/id1518878472 Twitter: @DebraLaprevotte @ileaderssummit @AmericasRT @NatashaSrdoc @JoelAnandUSA @supertalk America's Roundtable is co-hosted by Natasha Srdoc and Joel Anand Samy, co-founders of International Leaders Summit and the Jerusalem Leaders Summit. America's Roundtable (https://americasrt.com/) radio program - a strategic initiative of International Leaders Summit, focuses on America's economy, healthcare reform, rule of law, security and trade, and its strategic partnership with rule of law nations around the world. The radio program features high-ranking US administration officials, cabinet members, members of Congress, state government officials, distinguished diplomats, business and media leaders and influential thinkers from around the world. Tune into America's Roundtable Radio program from Washington, DC via live streaming on Saturday mornings via 65 radio stations at 7:30 A.M. (ET) on Lanser Broadcasting Corporation covering the Michigan and the Midwest market, and at 7:30 A.M. (CT) on SuperTalk Mississippi — SuperTalk.FM reaching listeners in every county within the State of Mississippi, and neighboring states in the South including Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Tennessee. Listen to America's Roundtable on digital platforms including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon, Google and other key online platforms. Listen live, Saturdays at 7:30 A.M. (CT) on SuperTalk | https://www.supertalk.fm