Food Security

Jan 27, 2014 by Hedd Thomas

Survival through Conservation Agriculture

In South Sudan, families affected by conflict, famine, or other disasters use every possible way to survive. When food aid is not available and governments are too weak or poor to help, families only have themselves, their relatives, and the environment around them to depend on for survival.

Jan 13, 2014 by Stephan Lutz

Farmer Doubles Gain

(KENYA) Agricultural and Small Animal Livestock Production: Ndeiya Food Security Program in Mt. Kenya. One of the common oversights found in agricultural and food security interventions in developing countries is a focus on productivity that doesn’t take into consideration post-harvest management, marketing and/or value-addition practices. Even though agricultural and livestock production might be plentiful at harvest time, ignoring these additional considerations over the long term can keep communities cash-strapped and ultimately hamper improvements to the livelihoods of farmers and their families.

Dec 12, 2013 by Istifanus Gimba

From Scarcity to Surplus

2 Kings 7:1 “...This is what the Lord says: About this time tomorrow, a seah of flour will sell for a shekel and two seahs of barley for a shekel at the gate of Samaria.”

Nov 27, 2013 by Kristen deRoo VanderBerg

A Response to Drought, Locusts, and Floods in Madagascar

A Response to Drought, Locusts, and Floods in Madagascar. After being plagued by a series of disaster events, Madagascar’s vulnerable population are receiving much-needed food and other assistance from World Renew. International Relief Managers, George and Toni Fernhout from Edmonton, Alberta are coordinating this response.

Nov 13, 2013 by Tom Post

Experiencing Abundant Life

World Renew’s staff are always learning about new ways to use the huge diversity of assets the Lord put into his creation all around the world so that people experience the abundant life He intended for his people. Here are a couple of updates and some pictures of my latest learnings.

Oct 23, 2013 by Peter Timmerman

Food Choices

(SOUTHERN AFRICA) What do you think of when you think about food choices? In Canada and the US, we have been programmed to think about “food choices” as a conscious decision to eat healthier food.

Aug 22, 2013 by Adele Konyndyk

From Thief to Farmer

Unfortunately, not every year is like that. In some cases, the rains do not come at all. Other times, rain may fall throughout the entire growing season, flooding fields and causing mold to take over crops. For farming families that rely on their fields as their whole source of livelihood, these weather fluctuations can be devastating.  

May 10, 2013 by Karen Vanderwillik

World Renew Reaches Out to Persecuted Christians in Pakistan

In the community of Joseph’s Colony in Lahore, Pakistan, close to 180 families fled their homes in March 2013 following a recent dispute between local Muslims and Christians. A Christian boy was accused of blasphemy and a large mob came to attack his home. His father was beaten and his home, along with all the other homes in the community, two churches and shops, were set ablaze.

Apr 2, 2013 by Jim Zylstra

A Story of Significant Change

Okwaet Emmanuel from Olwa parish in the Amuria District of Uganda was a beneficiary of a Foods Resource Bank (FRB) project through World Renew in 2010. His is a tale of significant change after disaster.

Mar 21, 2013 by Mark VanderWees

Do You See Change?

“Do you see change taking place in your work?” This is a question that people often ask me after having spent a number of years in Nicaragua working with World Renew. It’s a good question, and also one that is hard to put into words.