War

The Ongoing Work in Ukraine

World Challenge Staff

World Challenge’s partners are continuing to help families and widows who refuse to leave their homeland, even as it is torn apart by war.

Ludmyla was born in 1949, in the city of Kozyatyn in the Vinnitsa region of Ukraine. She was educated for working at the railway station, which she did for her entire life until her retirement. She adopted and raised one daughter. For thirteen years she has been a widow and took care of her father, a WWII veteran who is in a wheelchair.

New Life After the LRA

Rachel Chimits

World Challenge partners in Uganda are working to help those who have escaped Kony’s reign of terror find healing and new life in Christ.

Esther was abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army in 1994. Three years before, Joseph Kony had launched his brutal campaign supposedly to defend Acholi tribal rights in Northern Uganda, leaving a wake of thousands murdered or mutilated.

Longing to Go Home and Back in Time

Rachel Chimits

Syrian refugees in Lebanon are trying to build new lives for themselves even while they mourn the people and homes they have lost.

With Lebanon’s economy and government in an uproar, many refugees are confronted with the possibility of having to flee again. Others are finding that, although ISIS no longer directly threatens them, quieter dangers are stalking their families.

The Long Healing of Wounds in Bosnia

Rachel Chimits

One man’s painful journey with God has given him a unique heart for the suffering of Bosnia’s people.

The Bosnian War is still not forgotten.

When you stroll through the city of Tuzla, you can still see buildings riddled with bullet holes. Political corruption, economic issues and unemployment have dogged Bosnia since the bloody conflict that erupted between Bosnian Serbs and Muslims.