Our partners in Albania are working with the children of Europe’s most persecuted ethnic group to introduce them to Jesus and help them through school.
Growing up is hard, especially the transition from child into adult. Nothing complicates an already tricky phase of life like instability at home, trouble at school and illness.
The debate over sexual identity politics in Albania is taking an ugly turn for church leaders who are dedicated to standing on biblical truth.
Recent news in Europe is reporting on the ‘shameful’ anti-LGBT law that Hungary has passed. Earlier this year, the European Union was declared to be a “freedom zone” for LGBTIQ people.
God introduced himself into one young girl’s life, and now as she becomes a young adult, she’s seeing how the road he’s set her on is a unique blessing.
Juli grew up in Iba village, near Albania’s capital Tirana. She was introduced to church and a children’s club run by World Challenge’s partner as a little girl. A very shy and reserved child, she still came every week with a friend.
World Challenge’s partners are reaching out to the children of the Roma community to help them grow towards their heavenly Father.
Ema’s father died when she was three years old. For any child, this would be a devastating loss, but it was especially so for Ema and her family as Roma who depended heavily on her father’s presence to protect them and his income to support them.