Sara Mahmood

Nov 9, 2017 by Sara Mahmood

World Renew Partners with One Day's Wages to Alleviate Hunger in Syria

This Giving Tuesday, World Renew is partnering with One Day's Wages to provide critically-needed food assistance to some of the most vulnerable people caught in the Syrian war – the elderly, disabled, women, and children. An estimated 13.5 million people in Syria need humanitarian assistance, including 6 million children.

May 9, 2017 by Sara Mahmood

West African Youth Make Strides in Health and Human Rights

Growing up in a low-income community in Senegal or Nigeria can too often mean a higher rate of early marriage, early pregnancy, or transmission of HIV or another sexually transmitted infection (STI). Sexual coercion and abuse are also common for young women, and the majority of young people aren’t educated on the use and benefits of contraception. Health and sexuality are not topics of discussion among youth and their parents, and financial worries often take precedence over health and well-being, particularly for young women.

May 4, 2017 by Sara Mahmood

Overcoming Alcoholism in Northern Uganda

World Renew and its local partners are celebrating an exciting victory in Northern Uganda!

Apr 12, 2017 by Sara Mahmood

Responding to Health Risks in South America

Heavy rains and flooding have affected more than 1.1 million South Americans. In Peru, 567,000 people are without access to safe water and sanitation. Thousands of families are also facing food insecurity and severe health risks. The families most affected are those who were living in poverty before the flooding.  

Apr 5, 2017 by Sara Mahmood

World Renew Increases Response to Prevent Expanded Famine Crisis

World Renew, in partnership with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB), is providing food assistance to over 74,500 people within the African continent alone. Yet there are 70 million more people in the region who do not know where their next meal will come from. "We are standing on the brink of an expanded famine crisis in eastern Africa that we can help to prevent."

Sep 14, 2016 by Sara Mahmood

Stand for Change in Honduras

We all remember seeing headlines reporting tens of thousands of Honduran children arriving in the United States, seeking asylum from the relentless violence in their home country. Gang violence was running rampant, and local communities and families were paying the price.

Aug 18, 2016 by Sara Mahmood

"Help for Hunger" Inspires Local Generosity

Food security is particularly bleak in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia. Prolonged droughts in Indonesia and Ethiopia are causing severe food shortages there as well.

Dec 17, 2015 by Sara Mahmood

Our Calling is Compassion

What can one person do? Quite a lot in fact, according to World Renew refugee coordinator Rebecca Walker.  At World Renew, staff have been tirelessly working to support humanitarian efforts abroad and resettlement efforts at home for Syrian and other global refugees.