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Mar 16, 2018 by Denny and Judy Stoel

Real Life in Texas After Harvey

Thirty thousand homes were damaged or destroyed in the storm, and fifty thousand cars were flooded or totaled. The rain that fell set an all-time record for total rainfall recorded from a tropical storm in the US.

On January 13, 2018, we joined a 25-member World Renew needs assessment team that arrived in Brazoria County, Texas, to survey residents about their unmet needs after the storm. The volunteers were ready to get started on the first day of work,... Read More

Mar 15, 2018 by David Tyokighir

Shaken to become Unshakeable

We rejoice that the communique issued by the Wukari peacebuilding consultation held in Makurdi in September 2017 has been the subject of much public conversation on television and talk shows in Nigeria. We also celebrate that both Christian and Muslim leaders are following through on the consultation plan of restraining inflammatory preaching in Wukari and its environs. While some progress is being made in restoring peace in Wukari and the surrounding area,... Read More

Mar 15, 2018 by Jenninah Kabiswa

Agribusiness Transforms a Life

Mr. Isaac Njuguna is a 34 year old father of two, living in Ng’enda, Kenya. He supports his wife, his nine-year-old daughter and his infant son as a horticultural farmer. There was a time when he struggled a lot to do this. He worked hard and had big plans to make his work fruitful, but that wasn’t enough. Mr. Njuguna needed access to financing to make his plans a reality. When World Renew helped his community establish a bank, his hard work and big plans had a... Read More