This October, the United Church of Canada (UCC), one of
Courtney Lanting, a member of the Byron Center MI Growing
Hunger is the World’s #1 Health Risk. Every 5 seconds a child dies of hunger and 821 million people go to bed hungry. Often when we hear these stats we think we have just two options: One, donate a little money or food out of guilt. Second, we simply cannot cope with helping anyone else, never mind helping strangers.
In 2013, World Renew began work in the community of Ng’enda, Kenya. With funding from the Northern Alberta Diaconal Conference of Canada and the support of our local partner, Anglican Development Services of Mt. Kenya, we began—as we usually do—by talking with the community itself.