News

World Food Prices Hit 20 year High

Posted on March 04, 2011

The U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization reported this week that food costs are at their highest point since the agency began tracking them 20 years ago.Corn futures in Chicago have soared 93 percent in the past year due to the rising demand for livestock and ethanol in the U.S. Severe drought in Russia and Eastern Europe has ...

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Conferences and Opportunities

Posted on February 16, 2011

ALARM country directors, International Director-Meredith Wheeler and ALARM President-Celestin Musekura all participated in the Great Lakes Initiative Conference in Kampala, Uganda. The conference was sponsored by ALARM, Duke Center for Reconciliation, World vision and The Mennonite Central Committee. Celestin was one of the primary facilitators and gave an excellent keynote address on African leadership. The conference took place the ...

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Forgiving As We’ve Been Forgiven Book

Posted on December 17, 2010

ALARM Founder and President Celestin Musekura has recently published Forgiving As We’ve Been Forgiven with co-author Greg Jones of Duke University. The book discusses how Christians are supposed to forgive others as we’ve been forgiven.

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ALARM Women Lawyers’ Breakfast

Posted on November 03, 2010

ALARM has been working with a few Christian lawyers from Watermark Community Church and some of our partner churches in the Dallas area to train Christian lawyers, judges, and advocates in Congo, Rwanda and Burundi. In addition to working with the legal community in general, we feel a special burden to address the specific needs of the women in ...

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Brenda Changing Women’s Life in Congo

Posted on October 26, 2010

ALARM Congo’s Brenda school of tailoring is changing women’s life in Congo. Mrs. Bateya, the wife of a Congolese soldier gives a living testimony of how Brenda has changed her from a beggar to a bread winner for her husband and children. “I am the wife of a soldier, the worst paid job. Before ...

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