Fruitful Work Community Development

Jul 8, 2019 by Troy Sanon

It’s Not Just Peanuts! Church + Community = Transformation

In March, Haiti was affected by violent protests and World Renew and our partner staff have, like the entire population, suffered the strain and threat of violence and disruption....

Mar 11, 2019 by Maydi Hernandez

Self-help Women Group improve livelihoods

Helping community members to participate in health, literacy, and income generation programs, World Renew works through local partnerships to empower community members and give them hope. In one community, women are being given the opportunity to create a better life for their families by learning valuable new skills in weaving.

Mar 24, 2017 by Faye Yu

Freedom from the Pressures of Transactional Sex

Hamida and her seven siblings moved in with her grandmother after her parents passed away. Her grandmother, however, didn’t earn much, and with eight more mouths to feed, she often ran short of money and the children went to bed hungry. Her income came from collecting branches from a nearby forest and selling it as firewood. Hamida began to help her grandmother sell firewood at the marketplace, and after a while she also decided to drop out of school. They didn’t earn enough money to pay for school fees for all the kids, and Hamida thought attending school was a waste of time because it meant she had less time to help her grandmother sell at the marketplace.