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Six Steps to Lifting Families Out of Extreme Poverty

August 9, 2016

[caption id="attachment_2602" align="alignleft" width="1024"] Beyond Borders' Executive Director David Diggs (center) with staff and families on Lagonav Island who are part of our Schools Not Slavery anti-poverty initiative.[/caption] When rural parents are too poor to feed, clothe and educate theirRead More »

78 Children Freed Thanks to Schools Not Slavery Supporters

July 18, 2016

78 girls and boys were freed from household slavery in the school year that just ended, thanks to the generous support of Schools Not Slavery donors. Because of their care and concern, vulnerable children like Chinosda, an 11-year-old girl from the community of Debalen, areRead More »

“It’s Friday…but Sunday’s comin’.”

March 25, 2016

"It's Friday...but Sunday's comin'." That's the refrain from a famous sermon that is especially appropriate for the Easter season. The Friday in this sermon is Good Friday, the day of Jesus' execution, when hatred seemed to have triumphed over love. The SundayRead More »

Dreaming in Haiti

January 18, 2016

When the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. announced his dream from atop the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, it seemed impossibly idealistic. In the midst of the deeply ingrained racism of the early 1960s, he dreamt that his "fourRead More »