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...

[caption id="attachment_1877" align="aligncenter" width="614" caption="The Lahash team gathered near our office tree to wish you a happy Christmas!"][/caption] Thanks to all of you for partnering with us in our advocacy and care for our brothers and sisters in East Africa this...

[caption id="attachment_1861" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Volunteer Will Campbell hard at work at the Portland Lahash office"][/caption] It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas here at our office in Portland. We have a nice little Christmas tree, some lights, and a couple...

[caption id="attachment_1808" align="aligncenter" width="614" caption="Eliya at home in Dodoma, Tanzania"][/caption] The mud home was nearly empty of possessions. A wooden bed was adorned with an ancient brown mattress. A couple years ago I found myself in a Tanzanian slum visiting the...