Economic Opportunity

On Peace and Justice

2019-10-15T20:49:45+00:00November 16th, 2018|Blog, Economic Opportunity, Uganda|

UGANDA - Jennifer Hoeve of Canada and Linda Nakaibale of Uganda recently spent a week in Kabale and surrounding villages. They agree that the most interesting part of the field visits was the village savings and loan association. Jennifer called it a “spectacular opportunity” to apply her university knowledge and Linda was glad to learn and apply it in her own community.

Data That Tells a Story

2019-10-15T21:01:30+00:00November 7th, 2018|Blog, Economic Opportunity, Food Security, Zambia|

ZAMBIA - Greetings friends, In my last update “THIS is What Change Looks Like!”, I shared stories and testimony from people whose lives have been changed by our programming and activities. I discussed how we often get figures from our programming evaluations that tell us the what of change, but not the how. We can use stories to understand the data more deeply.

Growing Rice… and a New Church!

2019-10-15T20:49:52+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Blog, Economic Opportunity, Sierra Leone|

SIERRA LEONE - 1200 people call the town of Heremakono home. For the past 7 years, World Renew and our local partner, Christian Extension Services, have been working with this community in northeastern Sierra Leone to improve their situation, first by responding to local interest and then by helping them build a local leadership team.