The church is stepping up to care for society’s most vulnerable and often overlooked people groups, especially during the pandemic.
In a COVID-19 report, BBC News noted, “The latest figures out of Peru mean its death rate per capita is now one of the highest, if not the highest, in the world.”
As the pandemic tightens India’s borders, laws are potentially going to be passed that could make life for believers even harder.
Fardeen* is a retired teacher and widower with a son and a daughter. A model citizen, he holds a respected position in the community and has always been concerned with school legislation and the education system in India.
Believers in South Asia are working to be a sweet aroma among their neighbors but most of all to their Father in heaven.
Pastor Shalva* in South Asia was recently introduced to Community Health Evangelism through our World Challenge partner. He became very interested in the concepts of reaching the whole person for Christ and started implementing this into his own ministry.
World Challenge’s partners in the United States are joining together with local companies to bless their communities.
During the early part of the COVID pandemic, the CEO of Good Life Companies approached World Challenge’s partners in Reading, Pennsylvania with a heart to give back to the community.
World Challenge’s partners in the Philippines are finding innovative ways to help people in the church survive the economic crisis caused by the pandemic.
Last year, the Covid epidemic hit Southeast Asia with a vengeance, their economies in particular. Part of this is because many people in this region rely on the tourism industry for their livelihood.
Our partners in Asia are working together to make sure that children have access to educational opportunities as part of loving their communities.
During the height of the pandemic in Asia, some children approached World Challenge’s partners and told them, “We want to keep learning. Our schools are closed, and we do not have books. We’re bored staying at home.”