[caption id="attachment_2198" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="Todd Werkhoven snaps and shares pictures with the children at Ipagala."][/caption] We are so excited to announce that our partner in Tanzania, Grace & Healing Ministry, has recently expanded their program to serve more children!  Just outside of...

We just finished up our 2011 Annual Report. In it you'll find all the facts and figures, but there is more inside than just numbers and charts. Along with some great photographs of the kids we love, it gives you...

We received a letter from Susan Tabia of IWASSRU requesting additional funding in order to make sure their school fees, food fees, as well as electricity and water are paid and their needs are met.  Due to rising costs in...

Lahash Servant Teams are a unique opportunity to spend a year loving and serving East Africa's most vulnerable children.  The year-long Servant Team program begins in September, as participants spend two month in training at the Lahash Portland office.  This...

During my recent trip to Tanzania, I was on a "home stay," where we travelers would stay overnight with the family of one of the children in the sponsorship program. I asked a 16-year-old boy what he thought of Americans....

Written by Todd Werkhoven. Photos by Will Campbell. "Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and aliens, but fellow citizens with God's people and members of God's household...

  Greetings from Dodoma, Tanzania! All of the Lahash staff and partners are gathered together here at the 3rd Lahash East Africa Conference. After a day of praying and fasting together, the conference has been focused on sharing knowledge, learning from one...

Every year our community joins together in a unique event called Rice & Beans Month. This month focuses on the following three ideas: Solidarity - standing with brothers and sisters in East Africa with limited resources and inadequate nutrition Simplicity - simplifying...