Helping community members to participate in health, literacy, and income
WORLDWIDE - World Renew finds great joy in our work when we discover resources in God’s creation that can feed hungry people and restore worn-out farmland. When we join our knowledge and experience with the knowledge and experience of farmers to test creative ideas, we often find abundance where there was hunger and joy where there was deprivation.
CANADA - “The canoe was used as a tool of colonization in this area, and now we are using them as tools to build relationships and reconciliation,” mused Kayla Boone as she paddled down the Grand River in southern Ontario as part of the CRC’s Youth Ambassador of Reconciliation Program this month.
It wasn’t easy to get to Telemán. During the two full days of travel to this small town in the Alta Verapaz region of Guatemala, we experienced both a large earthquake and delays due to a mudslide. Another World Renew volunteer and I were traveling to Telemán with Adolfo Sosa, a country tier staff of World Renew Guatemala, in order to help supervise a rural health survey training.
September is not yet over, and we at World Renew have drawn at least seven emergency situations to your attention. You have responded incredibly generously and with great faith - in God, and in us - despite possibly being overwhelmed. Thank you!