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Pandemic

Good Life Companies Give Back

Nancy Lennert
April 1, 2021

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.

Small Solutions with Big Impact

Steve Otradovec
March 23, 2021

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.

A Key in Small Hands

Rachel Chimits
January 26, 2021

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.” 

Russia, the Virus Year and a Dream

Rachel Chimits
December 31, 2020

Our partners live in a nation well acquainted with hard work and unrelentingly tough circumstances, but they are also seeing God’s grace and provision in miraculous ways.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Russia has reported extraordinarily low mortality rates. A group of doctors, however, have been creating a “memory list” of colleagues’ names who have died from the virus, despite official figures saying otherwise.

COVID-19 in the Navajo Nation

Rachel Chimits
August 4, 2020

World Challenge partners are working in the Navajo Nation to see relief from the coronavirus outbreak there, so what is in the future for them?

The Navajo Nation is home of the largest Native American tribe, covering 27,000 square miles in Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah with over 250,000 Navajos living both inside and outside this territory.

Loving Neighbors in Liberia During COVID-19

Rachel Chimits
July 30, 2020

As the pandemic lingers, the church in Africa is looking for ways to support the vulnerable in their communities and weather this social and economic storm.

Like many countries in Africa, Liberia did not begin to experience the coronavirus pandemic until later than Asia and the West. The first cases cropped up in the beginning of April, and for a while, it looked like the lockdown was effectively flattening their curve.

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.