Sarah Brooks is excited to work in a tangible way to help fight global poverty.
NIGERIA - Widows and orphans often pass through very painful and emotional moments. Those painful moments are worse if the affected widows and young orphans are poor and live in the midst of negative cultural practices with dehumanizing treatment. They are often vulnerable, stigmatized, discriminated against, and victimized. And they may suffer in silence without a caring listener.
The Canadian Foodgrains Bank is committing $527,000 to World Renew's response in Haiti, where Hurricane Matthew, the third-strongest hurricane in Haitian history, touched down on October 4, 2016.
Harry and I arrived in Kathmandu on October 28th after a very long 36 hour trip. It’s really great being back, catching up with staff, colleagues from other INGOs, and friends we made here previously, as well as seeing the progress that was made in the field since we left early last May. We spent the first few days in orientation with World Renew’s Program Manager, Mukti Suvedi, before he returned to Canada to spend time with his family.