18 Oct 2013
October 18, 2013

Food For Life: PUTATAN

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IT Tender’s “Food for Life” projects directly address hunger, health and nutrition issues in communities facing significant challenges in these areas. In this blog post, Karin Jose describes their approach. Read More ……

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In this video, IT Tender Director John Coffey describes the work of IT Tender for his home church, Waterloo Mennonite Brethren in Waterloo, Ontario.…

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IT Tender Director John Coffey writes: “Nobody understands the seriousness of play like a toddler. I’m excited to have finally launched our new Early Childhood Education Center for children ages 1-3. Entitled “SMART Kids”, this is the latest addition to …

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In IT Tender’s August 2013 newsletter, British interns Johanna Browning & Joe Brook reflect on their month of serving alongside the IT Tender team, and how it expended and deepened their understanding of mission.

Another highlight from the newsletter is …

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29 Aug 2013
August 29, 2013

Thanking Ontario Gleaners

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Ontario Gleaners is a gem of an organization! They collect surplus produce which otherwise would go to waste and, with the help of amazing volunteers transform it into great tasting and highly nutritious soup mixes which can be transported easily …

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09 Aug 2013
August 9, 2013

“Let the Wild Rumpus Begin!”

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It’s universal – children love to play. Whether they are studying in a classroom or scavenging through a garbage dump, at the end of the day children need an outlet for their “wilder” side. Our Night Life program serves the …

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Through the faithful and caring service of IT Tender volunteers, a number of children living on the street and making life-changing decisions. Read more here.…

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26 Feb 2013
February 26, 2013

Degrading the Poor

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Just read some excellent reflections on John Coffey’s blog: http://johninthephils.blogspot.ca/2013/02/life-in-urban-poor-manila-inside-look.html

John writes: “It’s very easy to fall for stereotypes and generalize about their [people in poverty] experience from a few brief trips. Unfortunately it’s even easier to degrade their stories …

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