Time to Reflect
Dear Bonazah Community Members, Sponsors and Friends, we are entering the final two weeks of this academic year. It is time to reflect on our achievement this past year and to give thanks to all those who supported our current programs include: The Sustainable Education Program and Education Assistance Program, The Back to School Program which provides material support such as school supplies, and The Teachers Hire Program. This program hires private teachers by working with local Parent Teacher Associations and rural councils to supplement the shortage of government funded teachers.
Special thanks and appreciation to all the teachers hired on this program as we come to the conclusion of this academic year. Additionally, our appreciation to all the sponsors who make this happen.
Way forward, we look ahead for the upcoming Africa Staff Officers Field Visit and Award presentation in July 2014 to participants of our program The Global Citizen Business and Education Program which focuses on women’s empowerment through economic development.
Picture of Bonazah Community Development of Africa, President & CEO Benjamen Azah on Humanitarian mission in South Korea with World Vision a Non-government Organization (NGO) which is based on Christian relief, development and advocacy organization which respects other religions and does not work on the premise of conversion. World Vision cooperates with leaders of different religions around the world and does not discriminate people against religion, culture, gender and race.
World Vision was founded in the ashes of Korean War. Dr. Bob Pierce, an American evangelist and war correspondent, saw a lot of children dying in the streets at the field of Korean War and determined to build a charity foundation to save them in 1950. Putting his conviction into practice, he opened a foundation in Portland, Oregon, U.S. and began fundraising with the help of churches. Dr. Pierce also started helping war orphaned children and widows of Korea. That was the first step World Vision took in its ministry. “Let my heart be broken by the things that break the heart of God.” The prayer of Dr. Bob Pierce became the base of World Vision’s spirit.
The place in the pictures is Beommul Community Center in Beommul-dong, Daegu. Beommul Community Center is one of world vision’s internal regional offices which is located in Yong-ji apartment complex. The CEO of Bonazah Community Development of Africa involvement supporting world vision mission in South Korea was very inspirational to the beneficiaries of the program. His leadership in humanitarian endeavors are paramount and I pray for Bonazah's Community Leadership Team that God will lead this great organization to lead the world in humanitarian assistance touching millions of life. Bonazah Community Development of Africa successes providing education services, health, medical service, after school classes for children, and Microfinance for women, this program focuses on women’s empowerment through economic development, and mentorship program.
Story by: EunHye Grace Eom, Social Welfare Department, Daegu University, South Korea.
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