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“A Biblical Worldview: A Key Component for Job Training Program in 5th Ward”

Caring Friends, Inc. is a partner with Integrity Plus, a business development initiative helping unemployed and at risk adults get on their financial feet in a practical but transformative way. Men and women who are looking for a job and/or a Lawn Maintenance business opportunity start with an 8 week Bible Study led and directed […]

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Job Training: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Caring Friends, Inc. is a supporting partner of Integrity Plus (IPEET), a faith based. biblically focused job training program in Houston that is managed and led by Wilford Darden. Graduates of an 8-12 week study who are interested in a $12-$15/hr job can qualify for interviews after drug testing. 2015 results include numbers in new […]

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High School Refugee Students Win Awards

This high school refugee student in SW Houston and three other refugee students won Caring Friends educational account awards Sunday April 19, 2015. Because of the outstanding advocacy of The Partnership for Advancement and Immersion of Refugees (PAIR), and because of the hard work, commitment, perseverance, and excellent essays of these refugee students, Caring Friends […]

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Haitian Medical Equipment Repair Technicians Need Help

Vocational training is often called the ‘sweet spot’ of charity, the ‘give them a fishing pole rather than a fish’ approach to philanthropy. Caring Friends, Inc. is asking for donations to continue the vocational training of Haitian medical equipment repair technicians. The need is great for additional electronic and medical instrument training. After the 2010 […]

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A Couple in Pignon, Haiti

A Haiti couple outside Pignon, Haiti. Caring Friends supports them with a graduated scale ‘medical insurance policy’ at the village hospital. The family built this thatched hut with dirt floors, no windows in this tropical climate. They cook outside, have a small garden plot, and can find little work if at all.

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Vocational Readiness and Fishing Poles

Vocational readiness efforts are ‘give them a fishing pole’ kind of benevolence and the sweet spot of helping friends and neighbors. Caring Friends is a partner with IPEET, a program offering jobs to the unemployed who demonstrate strong character qualities and drug free living after passing a 12 week, biblically based, worldview and lifestyle class. […]

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