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Nov. 14, 2019
Community events are an important part of our lives at GFA. They play a vital role in allowing us to serve our neighbours and build relationships within Stoney Creek and the surrounding area. The autumn season is especially filled with opportunities to serve, both on our property and alongside other local organizations.
On Sept. 28, Battlefield Park invited us to be part of their annual Apple Festival. This is our third time as a vendor at the festival and we enjoyed connecting with the families who stopped by our table for children’s activities.
Attendance was a bit down this year due to cloudy skies, accord...
Nov. 6, 2019
Poverty and low education are each self-perpetuating: Those born into poverty (or illiterate households) often live the remainder of their lives in that same...
Oct. 2, 2019
Illiteracy is more dominant than poverty, more dominant than a chronic physical disability, and more dominant than even an oppressive social system.
Aug. 7, 2019
Discussing the life of Bir and the rest of the children in his village, who, despite the challenges of poverty and the difficulties in school, were given hop...
July 16, 2019
Shame fell over the new father. He couldn’t have a child that was abnormal. He didn’t want a child that was abnormal. Neither did his wife. Disgusted, the ma...