widows

A Venerable Stand in Peru

Rachel Chimits

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.”

Unexpected and Gracious Gifts

Rachel Chimits

World Challenge’s partners are supporting Christians in India who are in need, especially those struck by tragedy.

Jeevika* and her husband were on a trip to the market to buy fruit; they were looking for watermelon for the family, especially their two daughters to enjoy. 

The Seed of Good News

Rachel Chimits

World Challenge’s partners in Uganda run a support group and Bible study center for widows who are seeing great fruit as a result of the gospel spreading.

In the book of Isaiah, God gives a beautiful image of Christ and his mission to save God’s chosen people in the famous 53rd chapter.

The Author of Sorrow and Joy

Rachel Chimits

World Challenge’s widow program in Uganda is helping women find freedom and joy once again through prayer and the Spirit’s healing.

When Filda’s husband was murdered, she felt joy quietly pack up its bags, nod to her from the door and then step out into Uganda’s shimmering heat.

A Home of Prayer and Blessing

Rachel Chimits

Our partners in Guatemala are working to give widows in need safe houses but, even more than that, a home where they are welcomed and loved.

“Ive seen how widows are forced into poverty,” wrote Elisabeth Braw for Foreign Policy, “evicted from their homes, denied their rights, and often rendered invisible and voiceless.”