Community-integrated Approach to Development

May 27, 2019 by Stephan Lutz

When A Community Takes on its Own Challenges

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.

Sep 20, 2018 by Marrion Omanyo

Fighting Malnutrition Through Agriculture

LAOS - In early 2009, World Renew played an integral part in developing a nutrition training program to address rates of malnutrition as high as 50% in children throughout Laos. In partnership with other NGOs, we created an ambitious curriculum we called LANN — Linking Agriculture and Natural Resources with Nutrition.

Jun 18, 2015

Fresh from the Field: Nicaragua in Pictures

Pictures tell a thousand words.  This summer World Renew offers a gallery of images from nine countries, giving you a close up look at communities engaged in the work of renewal and building resilience. PHOTO TOP: Children in a community in Boaco try out the new well their school now uses thanks to a community development project with World Renew partner Association for Christian Youth. PHOTO CREDIT: HaEun Nam

Dec 2, 2013 by Davis Omanyo

The Joy of Serving

(KENYA) In September I had a good week visiting with communities that are part of World Renew’s programs in Kenya. I used a lot of my time doing training about participatory tools that can be used to facilitate community development at the local level. The tools are sometimes used for baseline surveys to inform us as community development facilitators about where communities are at as we start working with them for transformation.

Nov 28, 2013 by Adele Konyndyk

Alice (17) Finds New Hope in Nigeria

Seventeen-year-old Alice* lives in rural Nigeria. Her story is one of great hardship—but it also one of finding new hope in a time of suffering.

Nov 12, 2013 by Adele Konyndyk

Meet Francisca, Agriculturalist

This is why World Renew is walking alongside communities that experience high rates of hunger and malnutrition to help them find long-term ways to provide for their families.