Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Partners Blog: "There is power in empathy"

Steve and Oddny Gumaer started Partners Relief and Development in response to the needs of refugees and displaced people from Burma, and now in the Middle East, as well. Their mission is to demonstrate, through holistic action, God’s love to children and communities made vulnerable by war in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and other conflict zones.

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There is power in empathy

Something incredible happened to me early this year. It completely rocked my world and I’m not sure I’ve ever felt the kind of emotion that I felt in the early hours of this particular January morning. After 9 months of waiting and one long, intense night, everything changed. Suddenly there was another human in the room. Our family of two became a family of three and our lives would never be the same ...

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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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