May 10, 2024

Time for a "Spring Refresh"!

NOW – while students are away on summer break – is the perfect time to repair and refresh the boarding homes!

Apr 25, 2024

LPGM Mourns Attack on Peaceful Civilians in Central African Republic

Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry (LPGM) expresses its deepest sorrow over the senseless killings of 16 Lutheran church members at the hands of rebel forces in Bohong, Central African Republic (CAR) on April 3, just days after Easter Sunday celebrations.

Apr 13, 2024

LPGM is seeking a Finance & Office Administrator (Part Time)

Apr 10, 2024

The Eclipse & LPGM WOW-ing Students

What does the solar eclipse have to do with LPGM?

Mar 15, 2024

Yolanda Asks for a Seat at the Table: Empowerment in Action

In 2018, a high school student named Yolanda embarked on a transformative journey with our partner in Guatemala, CCFC. Like many young women who join us, Yolanda was initially shy and reserved. However, her determination led her to progress through the Women in Agroecology for Leadership Conservation (WALC) program

Jan 31, 2024

It's All About the Kids

Traveler Nancy Bruch (Excelsior, Minn.) reflects on her time in India with LPGM in February 2023.

Jan 31, 2024

Women's Literacy Training Begins

An update to our blog post dated May 22, 2023 - LPGM Launches Women's Literacy Program in Central Africa

Jan 8, 2024

Students Celebrating Pongal, the “Tamil Thanksgiving”

Pongal is a very widespread, popular holiday across the India state of Tamil Nadu. Celebrated over four days, it’s a harvest festival that celebrates the lengthening days as the sun returns to the northern hemisphere.

Dec 28, 2023

How to Use Your Retirement Account to Make Gifts to Charity

A Guide to Qualified Charitable Distributions from Your IRA

Dec 15, 2023

The Story Behind the Smile

Follow one girl's journey to our partner's safe house, and learn how it's now helping raise TWO empowered, educated girls.

Nov 30, 2023

Empowering Minds, Sustaining Earth: The Surprising Link Between Climate Change and Educating Girls

Education has long been heralded as a catalyst for societal progress, but its role in the fight against climate change is often overlooked. When we invest in the education of girls in low-income nations, we empower them with knowledge, skills, and confidence.

Nov 22, 2023

LPGM continues to meet accountability standards of Charities Review Council

LPGM meets all the accountability standards prescribed by the Charities Review Council. That's an accomplishment we are eager to share with you!

Oct 26, 2023

What We Need to Learn from HBO's "Savior Complex"

As the White, male executive director of another Christian nonprofit focusing on low- to middle-income countries, I watched this documentary in part to learn how organizations like LPGM can better walk alongside our partners and their programs. Here are some of my takeaways.

Oct 11, 2023

LPGM Shares Mission at “Just Love” Gathering

A recap of LPGM's presence at the WELCA's "Just Love" triennial gathering in Phoenix, Ariz., September 2023.

Sep 27, 2023

Students Find Success After Graduation

More and more of our sponsored students are qualifying for and choosing to pursue higher education following graduation. Thanks to LPGM's Extended Study Scholarship Fund, higher education is possible!

Aug 10, 2023

Library Refresh

Highlights from library refreshes, as we launch the third year of a three-year campaign to restock library shelves in India.

Aug 4, 2023

A Reflection from Guatemala...

A re-published blogpost written by Ashley Andersen, whose family traveled with a group from Our Savior's Lutheran Church (Faribault, Minn.) to Guatemala with LPGM.

Aug 1, 2023

LPGM Celebrates the Churches in Cameroon and Central Africa

On July 8 & 9, 2023, Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry was part of a two-day celebration to remember the individuals who were eager to share the gospel 100 years ago

Jun 14, 2023

Your unrestricted gifts help us respond to unexpected challenges and opportunities

The need for safe housing for girls has been even greater in Tanzania since the pandemic, as the rates of child marriage have skyrocketed globally. When Esuvat told us Fofana’s story, it broke my heart.

May 22, 2023

LPGM Launches Women's Literacy Program in Central Africa

Addressing illiteracy is crucial for the development of the country and improving the quality of life for its citizens. However, achieving this will require significant investments in education and literacy programs, as well as addressing the root causes of poverty and political instability in the country.

May 10, 2023

Behind the Scenes - LPGM Board of Directors holds Annual Meeting and Strategic Planning Retreat

Apr 11, 2023

Highlights 22-23

Enjoy a few highlights from our partners' six boarding homes, where sponsors like you support nearly 1,300 students.

Mar 14, 2023

Celebrating International Women's Day

In March, LPGM’s global partners celebrated International Women’s Day in a variety of ways.

Feb 28, 2023

O Taste and See - India Reflection 2023