Sustainable Agriculture

Mar 24, 2017 by Juvêncio Mataria

Estela Jaime Changes Her Story

More than 60 percent of the population of Niassa, Mozambique, lives below the national poverty line. Rural areas are even poorer, with no easy access to financial services. World Renew and its partner in this area, Diocese de Niassa, are setting up Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) with the aim of improving access to financing and helping farmers in periods of waiting after planting and of uncertainty about harvest outcomes.

Mar 23, 2017 by Steve Sywulka

The Rains Have Come

The Thungo family, the Free a Family representative family for Southern Africa, has some big weather news to share: the rains have come!

Mar 18, 2017

April 23rd is Foods Resource Bank Sunday in the US!

We invite you in the US to support poor farmers around the world by contributing to World Renew’s program account at Foods Resource Bank (FRB) on FRB Sunday, April 23, 2017!

Jan 4, 2017 by Juvêncio Mataria

Irrigating Crops in Mozambique

Mozambique’s population is growing at an annual rate of 2.5 percent. This has put pressure on the country’s food resources, which currently cannot meet the increase in demand. Unless prompt strategic measures are taken to increase production rapidly, food aid or commercial food imports on a large scale will be inevitable.

Jan 3, 2017 by Rebecca Warren

Doing Justice in Ottawa

When I became a Canadian, one of the most moving parts of the ceremony was when our group of would-be citizens from around the world stood as one and recited the oath together. The staff from Citizenship and Immigration Canada emphasized that it was very important for us to say the words out loud rather than silently mouthing the words—so important so that they actually walked around to check that we were making sound as we spoke.

Oct 28, 2016 by Jonathan Self

Authentic and Generous Giving

In Christian communities, I think we often overuse or misinterpret the verse that “God loves a cheerful giver” (2 Corinthians 9:6-7).

Jul 13, 2016 by Paul Kaufman

“Agriculture Helps Me to Reach My Ambitions”

Julianna weeds her flourishing potato crops. Through the project, which is funded in part by Global Affairs Canada, Juliana was encouraged to join a Village Community Bank (VICOBA) in her community. This small step opened up several opportunities for her.

Jun 22, 2016 by Tarciscius Irungu

Learning in Old Age

Today's blog post is from 71-year-old Tarciscius Irungu, who has four sons and three daughters and also takes care of his three grandchildren and two orphans.

May 10, 2016 by Kristen deRoo VanderBerg

Young Adults Lobby in Ottawa on Behalf of Global Farmers

The tour included men and women between the ages of 19 and 31 from Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia and Prince Edward Island. They all had a passion for helping those in need and a desire to learn more about using their voice to help others.

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.