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Five Steps of Hope for Boeung Mealea, Cambodia

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A River Changes Course

Cambodia is a country of interest for us at Bridgeway Foundation as it emerges from its past traumas.  Some of us will be attending a showing of this film this week sponsored by Speroway. Here’s more detail from the invitation we received and an opportunity to purchase tickets: Cambodia is in the midst of a […]

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Capacity building through education in Cambodia

As donors contemplate giving, there is a real temptation to want a quick bang-for-your-buck and see results within a very short time frame.  Problem is, real and enduring change doesn’t happen overnight.  A more strategic approach would need to be infused with patience as one selects key partners who can lead structural change over time.  […]

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Toxic Charity: The beautiful poison

Charity needs a major rethink in our culture.  We’re bombarded by heartwarming stories of lives that are changed and communities impacted by well-meaning organizations, churches, and youth groups.  And yes, foundations as well.  But Bob Lupton in his recent book, Toxic Charity, urges us to step back and think this through again. When charity creates […]

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