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So far Frank Spangler has created 201 blog entries.

A Happy Life

ADRA is teaching families about the equal sharing of responsibilities at home. Vorn grew up thinking that there are certain tasks that are “women’s work.” See what happened once he learned that to have a “happy life, you need a happy wife.”

2019-03-27T11:14:50+00:00February 15th, 2019|

A Champion Husband

ADRA is helping to increase gender equality in Rwanda. Alfred’s life changed when one day he was approached by the ADRA men’s club. See how they helped him change his life and win his wife’s heart back.

2019-03-18T12:19:38+00:00February 15th, 2019|

A Helping Husband

After attending one of ADRA’s community meetings, Yao went home and shared with her husband what she had learned that day. See what changes Yao and her husband made in their home, which brought them closer together in their marriage.

2019-03-18T12:29:53+00:00February 15th, 2019|

ADRA Gifts Change Lives in Rwanda

Ruth and her husband lived in a small town in the Eastern province of Rwanda. Together they had five children and were doing quite well. Unexpectedly, Ruth’s husband passed away. She tried to carry on but found it too overwhelming. Ruth and the children moved back to the rural village where her husband grew [...]

2019-01-31T11:43:09+00:00December 24th, 2018|

The PROMISE Project in Rwanda

Welcome to the ADRA Canada Insider Podcast. Thank you for joining us for another episode! In this podcast we hear from Calvin Okello and Frank Spangler as they tell us about the wonderful PROMISE project that ADRA Canada is conducting in the beautiful African nation of Rwanda. The PROMISE project is undertaken [...]

2019-01-31T11:53:36+00:00November 28th, 2018|

Finding the Joy in Accounting

Welcome to the ADRA Canada Podcast. We are so happy you have joined us today! In this episode we talk with two people from ADRA's finance department who tell us how they find joy and fulfillment in the work that they are doing for ADRA. Richard [...]

2019-01-31T11:58:25+00:00October 31st, 2018|

Heather’s Story

Heather Grbic has been a strong promoter of ADRA Canada's EMBRACE Project.  She calls the project, "Saving the Lives of Mommas and Babies".  When she had complications with the delivery of her own baby, the importance of ADRA's work in helping mothers to have safe pregnancies and deliveries became very real for [...]

2019-01-31T12:01:53+00:00September 28th, 2018|

Ration Meal Challenge with Tyler Dooks

Tyler Dooks takes the Ration Meal Challenge. We want to thank everyone who is doing the Ration Meal Challenge this year. Why not document your experience like Tyler has done and share with your social circles to help encourage them to sponsor you? For those of you not taking the Challenge, you can make a [...]

2019-01-31T12:10:29+00:00September 28th, 2018|

The Message

ADRA Canada's EMBRACE Project is designed to improve the lives and health of mothers and young children in remote regions of our world. In 2016, EMBRACE began working with the Karen ethnic group in the Kayin State of Myanmar. The participants in the project are finding the concepts they are learning to be transformative. Some [...]

2018-09-28T08:58:43+00:00September 28th, 2018|

Responding to Floods in India

The monsoons cause flooding in the Kerala state of India almost every year. This year was different. Beginning in June the rains slowly became more intense. By the beginning of August they were torrential. The resulting flooding has been called the worst in the region in 100 years and the death toll is over [...]

2018-08-24T17:57:33+00:00August 24th, 2018|