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‘A world without hope is a world without air.’ (French novelist André Malraux) This quote really spoke to me when I came across it in an essay I was reading recently. We can be driven to despair on a daily basis when following what is happening around the world: growing…

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There are some countries in South Asia where we cannot freely work. But there are Christian students in these countries who are eager to learn about God’s word, become better leaders among their peers and reach out to others with the love of Christ. This year KP Devkota, Regional Secretary…

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Africa is plagued by corruption and Ghana is no exception. No matter where you go it seems someone is expecting a pay-off, a favour, or ‘a little something’ just to do what they are paid to do. This problem is a hindrance to national development and a major blight on…

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We are saddened by news of the death of Dr Dietrich Bauer, aged 73, who served as Treasurer of IFES for more than 30 years. Dieter was passionate about good stewardship of resources which would allow the fellowship to grow in depth and breadth. With his financial background, he was…

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Many women in Eurasia have ‘flower’ as part of their name. Flowers come and go, but they are also a symbol of hope, an anticipation of a future harvest. Our IFES worker, who is supporting the developing student ministry in a country in Eurasia, told us about how God is…

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Innovation means being open to ideas that some people think are crazy. It means looking for new ways of doing things, which may involve you being open to a little chaos. I’m not saying that we should abandon prayerful planning. But I do believe we should not be afraid of…

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Lesotho, a small kingdom entirely surrounded by South Africa, is a country where the UN says that 40% of the population are ‘ultra-poor’. Unemployment is a huge problem faced by young graduates and the competition for good jobs is intense. SULTM Lesotho has seen this problem and, along with traditional…

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‘This is incredibly fragile,’ she commented. ‘What do you mean?’ I asked. ‘Student ministry – there are days when it seems to hang by a thread, doesn’t it?’ I had to confess there are days when I wonder if we’re making any headway or if we’re about to collapse on…

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15,000 students in 35 colleges reached with gospel tracts 150 interested students in touch with Christian groups 10 new followers of Jesus, eagerly attending churches    only 10 full-time staff 90 local fellowship groups  with 280 prayer cells and 145 group bible studies    only 10 full-time staff Where did this happen?…

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In 2012, UNAIDS announced that Botswana was second highest in the world in the percentage of adults infected with the HIV virus. Although the government continues to take action to change this statistic, about 23% of adults aged 15 and over are living with HIV/AIDS. Students in ICMB Botswana are…

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