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3 things and a newsletter

1. Fall newsletter is here! The newsletter is off to the printers! You can get early access to the stories and photos of local empowerment (in FULL COLOR!) by downloading a copy here. 2. Grant impact continues in Ghana In 1992, even before SIA was officially born, Del Anderson sponsored Newton Amaglo to learn about […]

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Local Action Shapes Lives in Ghana

“Even though you might not see face-to-face how lives are changing, I want to let you know that your support is transforming so many lives in our community,” began Alexander Kedje of Shape Lives Foundation, Ghana in a recent email to me. When we think of charity in Africa, big name organizations are probably the […]

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A Phone Call from Ghana

Ring, ring…. “Hello?” “Hello, it’s Newton from Ghana! The world just got a lot smaller…” So began my Skype conversation yesterday with Newton Amaglo, one of Spirit in Action’s partners in Kumasi, Ghana. Using Skype to “call” me for free online, Newton could see and hear me in real time! It was an exciting experience […]

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SIA grant helps prisoners in Ghana

‘I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’ –Matthew 25:40 Part of our mission at SIA is to serve God by empowering others. The passage above clearly states that, indeed, the best way to serve God is to help others, especially […]

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Children's book about micro-finance

The best part about talking to librarians is that they know about books on almost any topic! It was through a librarian friend that I heard about the children’s book One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference by Katie Smith Milway and Eugene Fernandes. This beautifully illustrated book tells the inspiring story […]

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