Power + Wonder

In each community Loom engages, we discover extraordinary people. They have emerged from the same circumstances as those around them. Some were refugees from wars, others were orphans, others knew the nightly pain of going to bed hungry. Some walked miles to school and never saw a library until they were a teenager. Yet they…

Dis/ruptors

After decades of aid all over the globe, the overwhelming reality is: it hasn’t worked. Nearly 1,000 children under age 5 still die every day from contaminated water and poor sanitation. Each year, close to 4 million people die prematurely from illness attributable to household air pollution. Hunger still kills more people every year than…

Sawubona!

This Zulu greeting has been on our tongues and in our hearts for much of the past ten years. It literally means “I see you.” More than words of politeness, sawubona carries the importance of recognizing the worth and dignity of each person.  It says, “I see the whole of you—your experiences, your passions, your…

May Letter from the Director

At church on Easter Sunday I heard the phrases “plotting resurrection” and “practicing resurrection.” It has resonated with me – how in the midst of challenges do we continue to plot resurrection and practice resurrection? In Loom and with our partners we plot resurrection by staying focused on the most vulnerable. We work to stay…

Listen In!

Ever wonder what stories, data, or random facts are inspiring us lately? We’ve gathered some of our favorite podcasts together for you in this handy list!   Small Changes: Small Changes is a series of one-on-one interviews with people who’ve seen a problem in the world and set out to change it – often in…