Photo Friday: Our Top 5 “Daily Dad” Photos!

Welcome to Photo Friday! Each Friday, we share photo collections of our favourite shots from our sponsor sites around the world. There’s no one quite like Dad! He’s always ready with an outpouring of wisdom, a comforting hug, or a cheesy joke. This weekend in Canada, we’re honouring dads by celebrating Father’s Day. In anticipation …

Ireen achieves her teaching dream

Ireen from Zambia, Africa, had a difficult childhood. When her father passed away, her mother couldn’t afford to care for her children with her small income as a housekeeper. She sent her four children, including Ireen, to live with their grandfather. He also had trouble providing everything the children needed, and often could not afford …

The Epiphany: the Greatness of Jesus Revealed in his Smallness

“We travel all the way from the East, are you sure this is the place where the King of the Jews is born?” “I am not 100% sure. We were told to follow the star. And the star stops here.” “A messy manger? To pay homage to a child born in a messy manger?” “Well, …

“Give A Man a Fish…”

Power for a sewing machine: 220 volts. Power for a chainsaw: 58 volts. Power for an oven: 240 volts. Power for a man or woman to earn a consistent, competitive daily wage: stronger than the sun! Unemployment among parents is a consistent issue across all of Chalice’s sites. Finding daily wage work (such as agricultural …

Talk About Street Art!

On my first day in Kumbakonam, the town where Chalice’s Tamil Site is based, my colleagues and I took an evening stroll through a residential neighborhood. I kept seeing chalk designs on the ground in front of the house’s doorway. Some simple, some more elaborate.   My colleague explained to me that this practice is …