A Historic Moment

Several weeks ago, we received a message from Sypora, Loom’s Early Childhood Education Service Coordinator. She had traveled to Pokot, Kenya to teach a Celebrating Children Seminar with Jordan, another Social Innovator. “Pokot is dry, dusty, remote, [and] hot but God’s people live here,” Sypora wrote. “I had a ministry with girls on Tuesday and…

Peace and Reconciliation in an Age of Polarization

Lotet Julius is a Social Innovator working in Northern Uganda among refugees fleeing South Sudan. During the COVID-19 pandemic, they saw greatly increased incidents of violence erupt among the camps. This caused them to create the Reconciliation Gate Foundation, which promotes grassroots reconciliation, peace and development.  Here is Lotet’s story, in his own words: Among…

“This teaching has changed me”: Celebrating Children Seminars

“This teaching has changed me.”  Over and over again, this is the feedback that Celebrating Children Workshop (CCW) Alumni are hearing as they run their own seminars across East Africa. Since October 2020, 16 facilitators have successfully launched 28 seminars in various locations in East Africa.  These 16 facilitators have trained 1311 beneficiaries – pastors,…