KENYA - In Kenya, World Renew advocates sustainable food security by promoting conservation agriculture. The drought-resistant practices of CA promise to help farmers weather climate unpredictability and soil fertility issues in ways that traditional..
UGANDA - In June of this year, I had the opportunity to visit northern Uganda. I have been to the district of Gulu there before, working with a microfinance organization targeting small and micro enterprises mostly in the town of Gulu.
KENYA - About two years before I joined the East Africa Ministry Team with World Renew, I started reflecting on my role as a Christian in community development. At that time, I had worked for and built many secular organizations—community-based health care, microfinance, microenterprise development, and global health leadership—but had a certain emptiness.
KENYA - World Renew Kenya and First Red Deer Christian Reformed Church of Canada visited St. Mary’s Anglican Church in South Ngariama Scheme in east Kenya and served by World Renew partner, Anglican Development Service (ADS) Mt. Kenya East.
KENYA - Francis Mukui is a zucchini farmer in the Mundoro area of the settlement of Kiganjo in south central Kenya. Now twenty-six years old, he has been farming for the last two years but has had trouble finding markets for his product. “Zucchini are delicate products,” he says. “Once they mature, they must get to market immediately, otherwise they are wasted.” Mr. Mukui has also struggled to grow a product of high-enough quality. Between the fragile nature and inconsistent quality of his product, he says he used to lose up to 100 kgs in a week, and so almost gave up on farming.
(KENYA) James Mwangi is 20 years old and lives in the village of Mariguiti in Mundoro region of Kiganjo settlement of Kenya. Although he finished high school two years ago, poor high school grades (mostly due to frequent disruptions to his education) and insufficient family finances meant that James could not attend college and therefore stood little chance for meaningful employment.
(KENYA) We were headed to the northern village of Butiama to carry out an evaluation for the sustainable livelihoods program there. As we drove from Mwanza through Musoma, we passed the entrance of Serengeti National Park. I could not help but marvel at the wonderful creation of God. I was reminded that our world belongs to Him.
(TANZANIA) World Renew is one of 15 member agencies of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. World Renew Tanzania and our implementing partner, Africa Inland Church Tanzania (AICT), are in the middle of a 5-year Conservation Agriculture (CA) program, with World Renew resources supplemented by funds from Global Affairs Canada through the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.
Clean water is critical to a healthy life. When a community does not have clean water, women and young girls are often the ones walking a great distance to get water from another source. People who drink unclean water are also at a greater risk for serious health problems such as diarrhea and parasites.