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Using a deck of cards is a great way to teach math! Seeing the numbers and the pictures on the cards made things tangible for Little Crab! Here are some ideas to get you started. Math Games Using a Deck of Cards I took out the face cards  and the aces. I then had Little

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Trades of Hope - Jordan

In the Middle East, we find a group of Jordenian women picking up sea glass from the Red Sea. These will be used to make beautiful jewelry items, like the Sea Glass Necklace (each is unique and gorgeous!). This group is a social business merging women trying to work their way out of poverty with

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Trades of Hope works with two groups in Uganda, where over half (approx 55%) of the population live in poverty. The groups that employ the artisans who create the Imani Necklace and Eden Wrap bracelet do more than just provide gainful employment, they also help connect the women they employ with educational/health care/spiritual opportunities and

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I know it is the middle of summer and oatmeal is usually a cold weather breakfast. Personally I enjoy oatmeal all year long; so when the opportunity to join in on this giveaway for you, my dear readers, I decided to join! Enter…you just might win! Click here to read more about Modern Oats Modern

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Today I would like to talk to you about out Indian artisans. In India, poverty imposes an oppressive weight, especially in the rural areas where almost three out of four Indians and 77 percent of the Indian poor live. Although poverty has been reduced during the past four decades, it remains painfully high. In a

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Next, we’ll travel further south to Costa Rica. Seeds of Hope is a mission to reach out to young girls who have been caught up in human trafficking. The ministry also reaches out to the young girls before they are forced into this darkness. They run a safe house for girls rescued from the streets.

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What does Sabbath mean to you? Do you have a certain day of the week that you rest and worship? Do you have a family day? Sabbath is a day set aside for rest and worship. According to Exodus 20:8 “the Sabbath is commanded by God to be kept as a holy day of rest,

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Are you ready to tour the world with Trades of Hope? This is no ordinary tour, this is a tour with a PURPOSE! We’re going to travel around the globe, meeting artisans from several countries and seeing their beautiful work. We’ll hear stories of HOPE, about people who have been empowered out of difficult circumstances and

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So many women live in poverty, not because they lack abilities, but because they lack opportunity. Trades of Hope was started to give women that opportunity for a better life. Each woman has a story, and with Trades of Hope’s help, their story has changed from pain and struggle to a story of HOPE! If