Archive for January, 2014

Jonathan Magee Reports on Guatemala Youth Corps Project

January 29, 2014

Jonathan Magee just returned from a Youth Corps project in Guatemala sponsored in part by LifeNets and Good Works.  He talks about the work with the orphans at Eagle’s Nest Orphanage.

Inside United Podcast – Episode 017

Insightful Report by LifeNets Volunteers Who Visited Malawi

January 28, 2014

They blog their visit to many of our #lifenets projects that make a big difference to these people.http://tinyurl.com/ltm33p5<

Helping Jumpha Clinic in Nkhwazi, Malawi

January 27, 2014

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Cephas Chapamba, LifeNets chairman for Malawi, and wife Patricia

One of LifeNets successes in Malawi:  the Jumpha Clinic We have provided medicines for 10 years. The clinic is on the border with Zambia and Mozambique and provides healthcare for people in those countries, too.

Helping Cathy Breathe Better

January 26, 2014

This is one of the most heart-warming LifeNets stories of 2013– the difference a physio vest made for Cathy in Cape Town, South Africa, who suffers from Cystic Fibrosis.

botha collage breathing vest

Cathy Botha who lives with her husband Vivien in Cape Town, South Africa has suffered much of her life with Cystic Fibrosis. Difficult breathing is the most serious symptom. It results from frequent lung infections. Cathy had been hospitalized from time to time when symptoms would become severe. More:
http://lifenets.org/lnmisc/cathybotha/cathy.html

LifeNets Developing Nations Scholarship Fund

January 25, 2014

We always appreciate reports about how the LifeNets Developing Nations Scholarship Program benefits children. Latest note from Malawi.
Developing Nations scholarship fund

The Developing Nations Scholarship Fund is transforming the lives of young people in developing countries around the world who will have an advantage as they enter the labor market: they will have an education and a degree in their own country that… You can see more about our program at
http://www.lifenets.org/scholarships

Helping the Nicanor Leria Family in the Philippines

January 21, 2014

Nicanor
Story of our helping one family who lost everything in Tacloban. We visited them earlier in July 2013 to help them out and then the typhoon took everything away in November. We are helping other families on Leyte in this same manner….

I happened to visit Tacloban earlier in July and LifeNets helped out a very poor, but very industrious family, the Nicanor Leria’s.

More: http://lifenets.org/philippines/leria/leria012114.html

How Your Help Is Helping the People in the Philippines

January 20, 2014

Here’s a major update about work done in the Philippines by LifeNets to help Haiyan/Yolanda Typhoon victims. Almost 100 photos and short snippets of what’s going on. Earl Roemer, senior pastor, has just returned from the Philippines. In this report we’d like to give you an overview and summary of the work done so far in the devastated Tacloban area.
http://lifenets.org/typhoon2013/tacloban%20earl%20dec%2029%2013.html
Tacloban

Updated PDF LifeNets 4-Fold Brochure

January 16, 2014

http://lifenets.org/newsletter/images/LN%20brochure%2012-20-12.pdf

See updated PDF LifeNets 4-fold brochure that tells about LifeNets origins, why we exist and past and present projects. If you would like a printed one, please send send us your mailing address. Photo below of gypsy girl in Ukraine taken by Katherine Rowland in 2006.

Gypsy girl Ukraine

Computers for Jed Sy and Jong Pilapil in the Philippines

January 14, 2014

Jed Sy

Jed Sy


Jed Sy along with her brother Jong Pilapil is serving a life sentence in the Philippines for a crime she did not commit. I visited her and Jong on July 14, 2013. They have earned great trust in prison and were allowed laptop computers that LifeNets provided.
More: http://lifenets.org/philippines/jedsy/computers.html

LifeNets Malawi Scholarship Testimonial

January 13, 2014

The kind of story we LOVE to hear and what makes our perennial work with providing scholarships worth every bit of our effort. We thank ALL who have contributed to this effort in changing lives!

Jeremiah Kampazangula Phiri
Jeremiah Kampazangula Phiri

Good news! I have defended my dissertation yesterday, January 10, 2014, and passed. This then means that I have successfully completed my BA Degree. For more from Jeremiah:
http://lifenets.org/scholarships/jeremiah.html