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Food for Your Community

Steve Voyen
April 13, 2021

The people of Liberia have survived several waves of epidemic diseases and civil war, and now their people are rising up to help a community finally recover.

Josephus graduated from his university in Liberia magna cum laude, a very high honor. This degree, no matter how prestigious, however, couldn’t seem to secure him a job. He was job hunting for nearly two years before he finally landed a low-paying position at a mission station in the city of Ganta. 

The Seed of Good News

Rachel Chimits
March 2, 2021

World Challenge’s partners in Uganda run a support group and Bible study center for widows who are seeing great fruit as a result of the gospel spreading.

In the book of Isaiah, God gives a beautiful image of Christ and his mission to save God’s chosen people in the famous 53rd chapter.

The Author of Sorrow and Joy

Rachel Chimits
February 23, 2021

World Challenge’s widow program in Uganda is helping women find freedom and joy once again through prayer and the Spirit’s healing.

When Filda’s husband was murdered, she felt joy quietly pack up its bags, nod to her from the door and then step out into Uganda’s shimmering heat.

Lost Then Found Again

Rachel Chimits
January 28, 2021

A little boy lost his parents, but thanks to our partners, not all hope was lost for him to be reunited with his family.

Zidane was six years old when he was brought to World Challenge’s partners in Burundi. The Ehikirezi transition center and Pacifique work tirelessly to make a safe haven for orphaned and abandoned children but also to reunite them with family whenever it is possible.

Giving Up the Streets

Rachel Chimits
January 21, 2021

One young man experienced the transformation that only Christ can bring that took him off the streets and back to his childhood home.

“I spent over five years as a street child in Nairobi and Mombasa, in Kenya,” Moses Ogutu wrote for Young African Magazine.

Healing Both Heart and Home

Rachel Chimits
January 14, 2021

A girl who seemed both lost within herself and separated from every outside connection has awakened to faith and new life.

Lenka* was 14 years old when she was brought to the Ehikirezi center, World Challenge’s partners in Burundi. A local administrative leader had found her on the street. As soon as the team saw her, they began praying. It was clear they would need wisdom and a gentle hand with this poor girl.

Changing From the Inside Out

Rachel Chimits
January 7, 2021

God’s redemption and transformation of one man who was considered ‘hopeless’ by his neighbors has begun to change his entire village.

Kenya is making headway toward reducing severe poverty in their nation, working steadfastly toward their people have more opportunities. While some are worried that this work might become easily undone, the upward climb has brought great hope to many locals.