My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Global Refuge International, Arvada, CO, USA
GRI is Global Refuge International. This mission organization sprang from the heart of the founder of GRI who personally experienced the shock and horror that occurs to people groups persecuted by governments and militant groups. He joined a mission team to a remote people group, spent time with the local people group, returned home and learned of the destruction of the village and death of villagers at the hands of the government military just days after the missionaries left. At that point, the GRI mission work came into existence. For me, I was hooked after learning of the work GRI does - ministering to the medical, cultural and spiritual needs of the most persecuted people groups or those from 3rd world countries who are in the midst of a natural disaster. Several summers back, I joined a team to work in an HIV medical mission in northern Uganda. During that mission trip, I interacted and did ministry work daily with local Ugandans living in the county. The work shared amongst the Ugandan locals and the US based missionaries evidenced organization, passion, compassion , and capability - GRI in a snapshot. I continue to support GRI on a consistent basis. I've been to the African continent 3 times, to Europe and South America. My experience in northern Uganda with GRI was the most meaningful and heart inspiring experience of my life. Anyway in which you can support GRI will be well worth it.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
My personal experiences with GRI enabled me to be the hands and feet of Christ to people who share the same humanity, need for significance and the same need to knowing a loving God to navigate through the trials of life.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Nope, I have no ideas for changes. The 1 change I suggested to a GRI worker, to have easy access to consistent and basic updates, has been enacted. They now give updates on Twitter.