Advent evening for APF

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In early December, around 35 people including existing APF supporters and many new contacts attended a fun and informative evening at Holy Innocents’ Church in the Kentish village of Adisham, near Canterbury.

The evening was themed on an African Advent and included a craft sale […]

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A ‘win, win, win!’ partnership model

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By David Stedman (CEO)

An exciting new three-way partnership is being established between St Barbara’s Church, Earlsdon in Coventry Diocese, APF and St Paul’s Theological College in Kapsabet, Kenya.
After visiting St Paul’s Theological College on a trip to Kenya, some members of St Barbara’s Church […]

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Keeping churches open in Rwanda

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By Victor Turikumwe
(Eglise Evangélique de la Bonne Volonté au Rwanda)

Rwanda is a landlocked country in east-central Africa. With breathtaking scenery, this small but densely populated corner of Africa is known as the land of a thousand hills. .

In 2018, new government regulation for faith-based […]

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‘Oktoberfest’ training in Uganda

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By David Stedman (CEO)

During a two-week period in mid-October, APF sponsored three major leadership development conferences in Uganda that together reached around 500 pastors, youth workers, church leaders and entrepreneurs.
1. Role Model Leadership Academy
Role Model Leadership Academy (RMLA) is delivered by APF partner Next […]

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An explosive, unregulated and unaccountable phenomenon

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By David Stedman (CEO)

To a European like myself, the deep spiritual and religious culture in Africa often seems complex and confusing. I have met Muslims who tell me their favourite music is by Hillsong. There are Christian sects that practise polygamy as a prerequisite […]

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African Advent Evening in Adisham

If you are in the Kent and Canterbury area, we’d love to welcome you for an African themed advent evening in aid of APF and School Connect.

Thursday, 5 December 2019 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Holy Innocents’ Church, Church Lane, Adisham, Canterbury CT3 3JH

African snacks and drinks
African music and crafts
African themed quiz
Introduction to […]

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APF in running for national award

Supporters of the APF are urged to vote for our eVitabu Morobi Refugee Camp film at the Charity Film Awards website. Click here to find our film and vote for us.

The Charity Film Awards champions effective story-telling and digital engagement among not-for-profits in the UK.

Since its launch in 2017 over 1000 charity films have entered […]

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Hidden Faith in Somalia

Hardly a day goes by when we don’t receive an email from an African faith-leader requesting partnership with APF. Messages from pastors in Uganda, Nigeria, Kenya and Cameroon arrive like clockwork, appealing for funding, training courses or education sponsorship.
In July, however, we received a first: a partnership request from Somalia. As this poverty-stricken and war-torn […]

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eVitabu Update

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By Jonathan Haddock (eVitabu Developer)

When I wrote my last update, I was about to head into a week dedicated to eVitabu development. It’s fair to say the week was very productive, even if it took on a different direction to what Geoff and I had originally […]

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Swahili commentary sets back in print!

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The Akan people of Ghana have a saying: “Se wo were fi na wosankofa a yenkyi.” Roughly translated it means, “It is not taboo to go back and fetch what you forgot.” From the proverb comes the word ‘Sankofa’, which means, “Go back and get […]

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