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The Love of Compassion and Charity

Rachel Chimits
September 15, 2020

In Kenya, some children are finding a safe place to stay and go to school thanks to World Challenge’s partners.

Agape Hope Children Center was established to take care of orphans and other vulnerable youngsters in Nairobi, Kenya. Close to 150 children live at the orphanage and are educated at the center’s school. Another 500 children are part of the food program, and World Challenge’s support has empowered the center to impact the lives of the whole community.

Recovering From COVID-19

Pacifique Nzoyisenga
July 16, 2020

As the coronavirus spreads through Africa, one of our partners shares his battle with it and his heart for his country’s people.

Early in 2020, the world health organizations announced a pandemic and killing virus named COVID-19. By March, every nation around the globe was counting patients and deaths due to that plague.

Surviving COVID-19 in the D.R. Congo

Rachel Chimits
June 30, 2020

While their country is rocked to its core by conflict and hardship, our partners in the Congo are working to support and build up their churches and communities.

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, many wondered if it would have relatively little impact in Africa. The majority of countries and cities there had no active cases. The move to close international borders, however, has proved to be extremely detrimental to African nations’ economies.

New Life After the LRA

Rachel Chimits
March 26, 2020

World Challenge partners in Uganda are working to help those who have escaped Kony’s reign of terror find healing and new life in Christ.

Esther was abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army in 1994. Three years before, Joseph Kony had launched his brutal campaign supposedly to defend Acholi tribal rights in Northern Uganda, leaving a wake of thousands murdered or mutilated.

From One Kingdom to Another

Rachel Chimits
December 12, 2019

Tragedy, by every earthly standard, struck one missionary family, but for their church and community, it has become a reminder of legacy and God’s sovereignty.

Brendan and Melissa Perrott both had successful careers and a comfortable home in Edmonton, Canada. The parents of two toddlers, they were the family with the picture-perfect life.

However, Brendan and Melissa felt called to leave everything behind.