New issue of CompactOctober 04, 2019
New issue of Compact, check it out!
Article in the Estes Park Trail GazetteSeptember 27, 2019
A profile of NG USA in this week's Estes Park Trail Gazette, courtesy of the Estes Park Nonprofit Resource Center. Estes Park, home of NG-USA, is home to several thousand elk (pictured).
Back to School in GjirokastërSeptember 20, 2019
Last Monday, September 16, was the first day of school in Gjirokastër. Thanks to NG USA donors, twenty Roma children were able to register for school with help from Nehemiah Gateway staff. They arrived bright and early with all the rest of the Gjirokastër school children, with new backpacks on their backs, filled with school supplies they need to participate in class. Five of the children are first graders and are attending school for the first time. All the families are receiving food aid, helping them to enjoy nutritious meals at home.
Making New Friends in GjirokastërJuly 26, 2019
This June, a group of NG coworkers, as well as five volunteers from the US, got the chance to visit the new NG soup kitchen in Gjirokastër. They got to help with lunch and join activities with a group of twenty at-risk Roma children.
Learning the Rules of the Road at NG-AlbaniaJune 14, 2019
First-time visitors to the Nehemiah Gateway campus at Buçimas may be surprised by the well-labeled and signed, paved segments of street between the buildings that house NG operations. Why would a mostly pedestrian area surrounded by walls need a roundabout, lane dividers, crosswalks, traffic signs, and even traffic lights, all slightly smaller than in real life?
Roy and Beverlee Atwood Return to the USMay 24, 2019
Roy and Beverlee Atwood, NG University’s Vice Rector and Head of the University’s Exam Office, respectively, returned to the USA in mid-May to seek medical treatment for the two herniated discs in Roy’s back. “Regrettably, finding medical relief for my back pain required us to return to our US home and to leave our NG University posts, the students and colleagues we love, our dear Albanian Christian brothers and sisters, and the beautiful Pogradec community. We already miss them all,” Roy said.
Support Estes Park Volunteer Trip to Albania!April 23, 2019
For the next two weeks, you can sponsor a duck to support the first group of Estes Park volunteers traveling to Albania to help out at Nehemiah Gateway’s summer camp for at-risk children.
Nehemia School Graduates Give BackApril 08, 2019
This June, one lucky 9th grader at the Nehemia School will be awarded the inaugural Dr. Jorgji Jajcari Academic Excellence Scholarship. The $1000 scholarship will support 10th grade tuition at the Nehemia School, reducing the financial burden of tuition so that the recipient can focus on his or her studies. Selection is based upon academic achievement, with consideration given to extracurriculars. The scholarship is the creation of two Nehemia School graduates, cousins Lazaron Gusho and Lori Çobani....