Blogs

Falsely accused at 14, now free!

Posted on May 02, 2017

The work of the ALARM Congo legal aid clinic forever changed the lives of a teenage boy and his family. In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a legal aid clinic was established where ALARM-trained lawyers speak for the voiceless and seek justice for the vulnerable in the midst of a broken and corrupt legal system.&...

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“I WILL NOT BE SILENT.”—An Urgent Appeal from South Sudan

Posted on January 27, 2017

“I will not be silent.”

These are the words Dr. Celestin Musekura stated after returning from his most recent trip to South Sudan. He went on to explain, “I can never forget how Rwanda was abandoned by the world at its most desperate moment. The ...

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Rewrite the Story

Posted on January 27, 2017

Everyone has a story. At ALARM, our story will forever be tied to the nation of Rwanda.

ALARM’s story began in 1994 at the end of the Rwandan Genocide, when my home country was in its darkest days. As I expressed in the opening chapter of Forgiving as ...

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Embracing a Heart for Africa

Posted on December 06, 2016

 

 

Eight years ago, my hard heart towards Africa began to soften. 

Before meeting Celestin Musekura and seeing the work of ALARM, I believed Africa would always have an insatiable need for countless charities to provide orphan-care, clean-water wells, ...

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A Conversation with Rev. Hagai

Posted on October 06, 2016

In September, we had the privilege of formally welcoming our newest Tanzania country director, Rev. Emmanuel Hagai, to the ALARM family. As an ordained minister, Rev. Hagai spent 10 years as a local pastor in both Temeke and Mwanaghati and received his theological training at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, VA. In addition to his responsibilities as Tanzania country ...

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