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Rifts Mending in Kenya

Rachel Chimits
August 6, 2019

In a place torn apart by decades-long conflict, pastors and village leaders are working to finally bring unity.

The Rift Valley is the crucible of Kenya’s tribal conflicts and often the site of confrontations among rival ethnic political groups.

New Life in Uganda

Rachel Chimits
April 11, 2019

One village sent out someone to track down help for them, and today their lives are transformed.

In February, heat shimmers over the road. This is Uganda’s summer season, and temperatures soar to 95 degrees or higher at midday. This heralds the beginning of the Lira sub-region’s rainy season. 

Orumo’s residents are gathered under a mango tree as Steve Voyen, World Challenge’s director of Sub-Saharan development programs, and Dan, Uganda’s development director, pull up.