[caption id="attachment_2364" align="aligncenter" width="597" caption="2012-2013 Lahash Servant Team"][/caption] Our team at Lahash is excited to announce a new strategic partnership between Second Stories and Lahash International. Second Stories is a Christian Community Development organization based in Portland, Oregon. Second Stories Director...

The kids at Amazing Grace need a new home, and they need your support to build it! [caption id="attachment_2307" align="alignright" width="339" caption="The children and staff of Amazing Grace Children's Home"][/caption] For over 15 years Amazing Grace Children’s Home has been a refuge...

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="620" caption="Boys from the Lahash sponsorship program prepare the soil"][/caption] When Edwin and Christine Angote were looking for a house in Dodoma, Tanzania, they were hoping that they would be able to find a place where they could...

  Two years ago, a wonderful girl from Dodoma, Tanzania named Sophia became very ill, and as a result, awoke one day unable to move her legs. She was diagnosed with Guillian Barre Syndrome, a virus that attacks the nerves, leading...

[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...