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About Nathan Hollenbeck

Nathan joined Coptic Orphans in 2006. It was his response to a call to help return Egypt’s hospitality to the Holy Family on behalf of Christ Emmanuel and the Theotokos, after they changed his own life as a youth. He has a passion to fulfill God’s command to “bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause.” (Isaiah 1:17, ESV)

Three Approaches to Poverty, Part III: Seven Characteristics of a Transformational Development Approach

In the previous two posts, I surveyed two approaches to poverty: charity, and development.

Now, I’ll introduce a third approach. It uses the tools of both charity and development. What is distinctive about this approach is that it is a thoroughly Christian one. It’s called transformational development.

Here are 7 Characteristics of Transformational Development: Continue reading