Adele Konyndyk

Mar 8, 2017 by Adele Konyndyk

Rozina’s Story of Farming Success

For a long time, Rozina was a struggling farmer. Rozina lives with her family in rural Bangladesh, where many families make a living by farming rice, vegetables, or other crops. Day after day, Rozina and her fellow small-farmers were working hard in their fields, but they were not producing enough food. How were they supposed to feed their families and overcome poverty without good harvests?

Nov 8, 2016 by Adele Konyndyk

Memorial Wells Provide Hope in Honduras

In the community of Los Llanitos, Honduras a well named after Maria Dam is producing water for families in need.

Oct 21, 2016 by Adele Konyndyk

Ontario Couple Heads to Malawi to Help Hungry Families

John and Hilda Van Gyssel had the song “Here I am, Lord,” on their minds as they set out for Malawi on October 16 to serve as International Relief Managers (IRMs) with World Renew.

Oct 13, 2016 by Adele Konyndyk

Farmers in Haiti Hit Hard by Hurricane Matthew

It has been just over a week since the fierce winds of Hurricane Matthew hit Moulin Cheri’s home in the community of Duchity, Haiti. The seven-room house this mother shared with her two children was swept away in the Category 4 storm, which killed over 1,000 people in Haiti. Only three out of a thousand houses in her community were left standing.

Aug 25, 2016 by Adele Konyndyk

B.C. Couple Joins Drought Response in Zambia

This couple from British Colombia will be helping to implement a food assistance project for drought-affected communities in the Mwandi District of south-western Zambia.

Jul 14, 2016 by Adele Konyndyk

New Skills Equip Mary to Leave Sex Work Behind

Mary grew up in the northern city of Arusha with her parents and eight siblings. When she was old enough, she started primary school. When she completed these classes, she was excited to start secondary school and continue with her education. Sadly, her parents were so deep in poverty that they had to pull her from school because they could not afford the school fees. After Mary left school, her life took a very dark turn. She spent three years as a jobless youth living at home with her parents, who did not have any way to help provide for her.

Jun 17, 2016 by Adele Konyndyk

Inspired by God’s Desire for More at the All Ontario Youth Convention

This theme of “more” was at the heart of the All Ontario Youth Convention (AOYC) this year, which took place on May 20-23.Youth at AOYC were invited to ‘plant’ s

May 31, 2016 by Adele Konyndyk

Honoring Mothers and Fathers on Global Parents Day

Parents have an essential role in World Renew’s work with families in communities around the world. This is why World Renew actively walks alongside mothers and fathers to equip them to connect children with the loving support and resources they need to build a good life. The participation of parents in World Renew’s adolescent health and rights programs in Nigeria is one powerful example.

May 9, 2016 by Adele Konyndyk

Hasem Becomes a Model Farmer

He grew rice and jute, but he did know how to grow vegetables. Hasem also ran a small grocery store out of his home in Bangladesh, yet he struggled to make a strong income.

May 4, 2016 by Adele Konyndyk

Healing from Trauma and Promoting Peace in Nigeria

Danjuma lives in central Nigeria—a country that has been plagued by violence between the herders (Fulani) and farmers (Tiv) in recent years. Many people from both sides of the ethnic conflict have been killed. Danjuma survived an attack on his house, but his wife, two children, and mother were all killed. His house and property were also destroyed.