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A passion for travel

Faith prints, wisdom exchanges part of TourMagination trips. By Mike Strathdee As Printed in The Marketplace – September/October 2017 Even in her childhood, travel was a passion for Audrey Voth

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Travel tales

MEDA staff encounter a variety of experiences during travels to countries where the agency works. As these stories show, trips can take unexpected turns. Planes, strains and automobiles Of all

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Challenges amidst business boom

Tech innovators, charities need to understand each other to tackle social problems As Printed in The Marketplace – September/October 2017 Rapidly increasing wealth and inequality in North American high-tech hubs

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Peace by Chocolate

Business shows “everybody wins” when a country embraces newcomers. By Mike Strathdee As Printed in The Marketplace – September/October 2017 HALIFAX — A Syrian refugee says his family’s thriving chocolate

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What we did with weavers

By Mike Strathdee As Printed in The Marketplace – September/October 2017 Southwestern Ethiopia reveals an entire value chain at work. First, there’s the cotton plants along the road, their bolls

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So what?

As Printed in The Marketplace – September/October 2017 Welcome to So What?, a periodic look at MEDA’s long-term impact around the world. What really changed as a result of our

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A man of two callings

Feeding the spirit, feeding the hungry — for Bob Engbrecht, both are God’s will As printed in The Marketplace July/August 2017 For many people, one “calling” in life is enough.

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She sets the bar high

Popular adventure product has a dual mission — furnish clean energy and get people out into God’s creation Colleen Dyck got a call one day from a retailer: “Did you

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Dispatch from a war zone

As featured in The Marketplace – 2015 – May/June Civil disruption has not deterred MEDA from working in global hotspots. The following edited report from a strife-torn region suggests what

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Beyond bananas

As featured in The Marketplace – 2016 – May/June by Cavelle Dove, Myanmar I grew up in the most eastern part of Canada, in Newfoundland. My early years were in

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New skills in Myanmar

As featured in The Marketplace – 2016 – May/June Cavelle Dove is passionate about empowering impoverished women. As director of MEDA’s new project in Myanmar, she helps women seize new

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Feed them for how long?

Here’s an old story that could be updated by Wally Kroeker(Reprinted from The Marketplace magazine, Sept/Oct 1994)(Video by Steve Sugrim) You’ve heard it many times in different versions, the time-worn

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Wilkommen!

As featured in The Marketplace – 2016 – November/December German firm rolls out the welcome mat for refugees “I was a stranger and you welcomed me” (Matthew 25:35 NRSV). Few

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