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A Gift in the Time of Need

Rachel Chimits
October 14, 2020

In Kenya, our partners are working to support families who have children with special needs and who have been affected by the COVID lockdowns.

Being the parent of a special needs child is a daily challenge, but in Kenya while many facilities are closed and resources are limited thanks to COVID, it can feel overwhelming some days.

Bringing News to the Borderlands

Rachel Chimits
October 13, 2020

As the Congo continues to struggle with COVID, our partners are working to spread helpful information and the gospel message of hope.

World Challenge’s partners in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been planning to educate communities about COVID-19 as one of our community development activities in the Beni region.

God Granting Freedom From Addiction

Rachel Chimits
September 24, 2020

One young man staying with World Challenge’s partners in Eswatini shares his journey to freedom from the pain and addiction that haunted him for many years.

Simiso grew up in a small village in the Shiselweni region of Eswatini. His mother raised him alone, though she told him who his father was, and he was able to get to know some of his father’s family.

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.