Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Partners Blog: "Lessons I learned from my week in Beirut: Tuesday"

Steve and Oddny Gumaer started Partners Relief and Development in response to the needs of refugees and displaced people from Burma. Their mission is to demonstrate, through holistic action, God’s love to children and communities made vulnerable by war in Burma.

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Lessons I learned from my week in Beirut: Tuesday

Even if he has lost everything, a father likes to give good gifts to his children. Which is why I lugged home a package of dried figs and sugared almonds and lentils and I don’t even know what else, and will mail it this snowy morning to a daughter her father hasn’t seen since he sent her to America at the beginning of the war in Syria ...

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Partners Relief and Development is a registered charity in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States. "We’re a small, grassroots nonprofit passionate about making a big impact in communities affected by conflict and oppression, demonstrating God’s love to children and giving them the opportunity to live free, full lives." For more information aboput Partners, visit their website at partners.ngo/

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