Lighting the Path

 Empowering People, Changing Lives

The "One Billion Acts of Peace" Campaign is an international global citizens' movement designed to tackle the most important problems facing our planet.
We started with a simple idea...
Everyone matters.
Everyone can make a difference.
And together, we are unstoppable.


The Ripples Foundation UK was first established in 2005 under the name BME Concern. We started by giving support to BME women in the UK before starting to deliver women empowerment programs in Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon through our sister organisation Ripples In Africa. In 2014, BME Concern and Ripples In Africa transitioned to Ripples Foundation, where we have over 10 years experience in delivering women empowerment and community development programs. Each of our offices in Africa work autonomously from each other, but collaborate to deliver Ripples Foundation projects in the villages we support across Africa.

Sheltering Wings Organization
Sheltering Wings is a Christian missionary sending organization dedicated to impacting the world for Jesus Christ.   We assist missionaries in their preparation and transition to life on the mission field.  We support mission projects as missionaries identify the needs.  Our projects include the building and running of an orphanage, school, and clinics in Burkina Faso, West Africa, as well as planting churches and working with other missionaries around the world.  Jesus gave his life for us, so we seek to give our lives back to Him.

Sheltering Wings was started by Ruth Cox in June 1999.  The mission is based on 2 Corinthians 5:17-20, we are called to bring the reconciliation of Christ to the nations – through partnering missionaries with a heart for service with countries that have need of transformation – physically but especially spiritually.

We began with a small child sponsorship program in Burkina Faso, West Africa, which has now grown into an orphanage, an elementary school, a technical school, and a medical clinic. The child sponsorship program now supports over 365 children. 

Sharon Marie AndersonPassionate Faith Ministry

For my husband and me, life is all about ministry – helping others and loving people unconditionally. There are people here, there, and everywhere who need help, who need someone to care about them and for them, who need a listening ear, a shoulder to cry on, or someone to share in their victories. They may need food, clothing, or clean water to drink. They can be your next door neighbor or live half-way around the world – it doesn’t matter, we all need someone! We pray that you will reach out to others and share God’s love – that you will be the “hands and feet” of Christ to those who are suffering and in need. We can together make this world a better place to live.

Christian Friends of New Americans

This is an organization of the Lutheran Church Foundation which serves immigrants and refugees in the St. Louis MO region.