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    COVID-19 ‘Feeds Slave Trade, Sexual Exploitation’ Says GFA World

    Surge in online activity gives traffickers ‘wider net’ to entrap children, young adults, new report reveals STONEY CREEK, Ontario — COVID-19 is feeding the “growing evil” of human trafficking, pulling more of the world’s children into slavery and sexual exploitation, a new report reveals. The pandemic has “cemented human trafficking as the third biggest illicit… Keep Reading…

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    ‘Forgotten Christmas’ Showers Life-Changing Gifts On World’s Poor

    North-Americans on target to spend $1 trillion on Christmas; ‘time to reflect on real difference we’re making,’ says GFA World STONEY CREEK, Ontario — With Christmas spending in North America on target to hit a trillion dollars this year, a leading humanitarian agency is urging Americans not to forget the world’s poor. “For hundreds of… Keep Reading…

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    Global Toilet Crisis ‘Kills More Than COVID-19’ Says GFA World

    Humanitarian agency warns of ‘toilet tragedy’ on World Toilet Day, Nov. 19 STONEY CREEK, Ontario — More people will die from diseases linked to lack of toilets and poor sanitation than from COVID-19 this year, a leading humanitarian agency has warned. So far this year, more than 1.2 million deaths worldwide have been attributed to… Keep Reading…

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    COVID-19 Hunger ‘Worse Than Disease’ Says GFA World Leader

    Starvation threat ‘more dangerous than COVID-19,’ warns K.P. Yohannan STONEY CREEK, Ontario — The leader of a major faith-based humanitarian agency has warned that a new COVID-19 surge could cause catastrophic starvation in poor nations. Widespread hunger across Asia caused by the pandemic is proving to be “worse than the disease itself,” said K.P. Yohannan, president… Keep Reading…

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    Church Needs ‘Love, Not War’ Say Francis Chan, K.P. Yohannan, Hank Hanegraaff

    Influential leaders call for charity, understanding in new roundtable video STONEY CREEK, Ontario — Three of the best-known and most influential Christian leaders in the western church are calling for an end to bickering and bitter conflict in the church — warning that it’s tearing apart the “family of God.” Francis Chan, best-selling author and… Keep Reading…

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    Francis Chan, Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Hank Hanegraaff Confront Western Church in New Video

    High-profile leaders embrace diversity, Call for humility, unity STONEY CREEK, Ontario — Three of America’s high-profile church leaders are urging Christians to shun divisiveness and work towards greater unity and humility in the church. Christians everywhere need to place less emphasis on “charismatic personalities” and “popularity contests” and focus more on humility and unity, agreed… Keep Reading…

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    375 Million Children in ‘Crushing Poverty’ Says GFA World

    International Day for Eradication of Poverty, Oct. 17; ideas, values ‘can transform world’ says mission agency STONEY CREEK, Ontario — Around 375 million children worldwide — including nearly one-in-five children in Canada — live in crushing poverty, says a new report coinciding with the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Oct. 17.  The staggering… Keep Reading…

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    650 Million Child Brides Worldwide Says GFA World

    Special report coincides with International Day of the Girl, Oct. 11. STONEY CREEK, Ontario — Girls face greater exploitation than ever, with 650 million child brides in the world today, a shocking new report reveals. As women’s rights take centre stage in North America and many parts of the world, the reality for millions of… Keep Reading…

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    Francis Chan Says Life ‘Totally Shaped’ by GFA World Founder

    Former megachurch pastor, who now lives among Hong Kong’s poor,says Dr. K.P. Yohannan showed him ‘true walk with Jesus’ STONEY CREEK, Ontario — Former California megachurch pastor and bestselling author Francis Chan — who has moved to Asia to serve the poor — has revealed how his view of “true” faith was turned upside down by… Keep Reading…

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    GFA Helps 70,000 Families Defy COVID-19 Starvation

     ‘Compassion will triumph’ says missionary statesman as families across Asia ‘utterly desperate’ STONEY CREEK, Ontario — With the number of COVID-19 cases in India surging past five million and climbing rapidly, ongoing hunger relief efforts continue to stave off starvation across pandemic-ravaged Asia. In some areas, hunger is forcing people to take the most extreme measures…. Keep Reading…

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    Millions of Widows in ‘Crisis of Survival’ Says GFA World

    GFA World’s new global report examines ‘ostracizing and shaming’ of widows fighting for their lives STONEY CREEK, Ontario — One of the world’s biggest poverty-alleviating organizations spotlights the huge “uphill battle” facing many of the world’s 258 million widows in a just-released report. Treatment of widows is often startlingly unfair and cruel, catapulting them into a… Keep Reading…

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    World Battles Against Deadly Mosquitoes, Says GFA World

    World Battles Against Deadly Mosquitoes, Says GFA World GFA World releases new report for World Mosquito Day, Aug. 20; more than 700,000 will die from bites this year STONEY CREEK, ON — Mosquito bites will result in more than 700,000 deaths around the world this year — wiping out the equivalent of the entire population… Keep Reading…

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