The Blessing of an Animal Bank
World Challenge’s partners are finding creative ways to support and bless church leaders in some of the world’s countries that are most closed off to the West and any Christian influence.
*Sita’s husband had to find work, so like many people in their region, he went to Dubai. With its booming tourist economy, this major Middle Eastern city almost always had companies looking to hire. He went with another purpose, though; Sita’s husband was going to help a church in Dubai.
Protecting the Lives of the Unborn
For many believers, Dobbs decision is an answer to prayer that comes after years of grief over the lost lives of innocents.
A Place of Dignity for Women
World Challenge’s partners in Egypt are helping women escape terrible home situations and building up their faith in a heavenly Father who loves them.
At the Heart of Prayer
The Lord is reaching people through our partners in the Middle East through the miraculous peace found only in communion with his Son.
A Glimpse into the Life of a Bead Girl
One pastor is working hard to change cultural practices in the remote areas of Kenya that oppress women and endanger girls.
Lekiliara is a bead girl. This means she’s about to be married. She’s nine years old, and in preparation for her wedding, she has been circumcised.
Preventing Child Marriage in Bangladesh
World Challenge workers are helping families protect their young daughters from cultural pressure to marry too early.
According to the Human Rights Watch, “Bangladesh has the highest rate of child marriage of girls under the age of 15 in the world, with 29 percent of girls in Bangladesh married before age 15…”
Darkness on Peru’s Emerald Mountains
Major challenges are facing the church in Peru as they look for ways to serve their society’s most vulnerable.
This spring, Director of Mercy Ministries Mark Buzzetta traveled to Cusco, Peru to connect with a local church doing great work caring for widows.
The trip was eye-opening to Peru’s great natural beauty and local struggles, coming almost as often from floods of global tourists to their region as well as stifling animist traditions.