Thousands upon thousands of Roma people live in Bosnia-Herzegovina, but they are the invisible population.
The government estimates that anywhere between 10,000 and 60,000 Roma are unregistered, which makes accessing schools, hospitals and public resources where they might otherwise receive the help they need far more difficult.
In Central Asia, there is a story about a weaver who imprudently fell in love with a princess, but then many great loves seem ill advised to those on the outside.
Education can make all the difference in helping a family break the cycle of poverty, especially in Asia where a high emphasis is placed on children caring for their elderly parents.
Daily living for a Roma woman is a seemingly endless gauntlet of obstacles and challenges. One dear Roma lady who is involved in our team is Hena. Her name means “the moon,” but her life has not been that bright.
In September, I was in prayer about what direction to take for Feed Cork, whether to develop a social enterprise to help fund our efforts or to grow our community outreach.
In this episode of around the world, 90% of the population of Burundi heard the Gospel amid COVID-19 precautions, a widow experiences the delivering power of God as her granddaughter is freed from a demon, and a fatherless teenager finds freedom from addiction in Swaziland. These are just a small sampling of what God is doing through your partnership with World Challenge.
Edang was doing pretty well for herself. She worked for the nearby zoo and had been there for 14 years. The tourist trade in the Philippines made for lively business, and who doesn’t love seeing animals?
The recent pandemic continues to affect people around the world in ways that we could have never anticipated at the beginning of 2020.
Our partners in Eswatini run a Teen Challenge center that helps many of the country’s impoverished and troubled youth and young adults find the transforming power of Christ while providing them a safe haven where they can heal from addictions and abuse.