Community Updates

Florence’s Story

  Florence Banda was at the clinic with one of her five children. The little boy was seriously malnourished. It was there she heard of a feeding program offered by WOW’s local partner through the community preschool in Mtema, Malawi. Florence was desperately poor. She and her children would often go without eating. Soon after […]

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A Transformed Life

“I saw God in my life in a big way when I fell ill,” says Belita Wayson from Mgona, Malawi. In 2010 after becoming very sick, she chose to be tested for HIV. The results were positive. Doctors revealed she was also suffering from tuberculosis and asthma. At first, Belita refused to accept her diagnosis. […]

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Cell phones changing missions

Working from Canada, we don’t on a daily basis get to visit, see, touch, hear or listen to the orphans and widows we are working for. Our local partners do, and we want it that way. We’ve learned the best model of stewardship for us means we build up capable and accountable Christian leaders in […]

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Let your God, be Our God

A profound encouragement came as the community gathered for a WOW event in Katuba, Zambia. The Village Headman Mushufwa said, “Ever since you came into this village and all the meetings that we’ve had with you, we have noticed one thing. You always put God first. And I’m saying that the God that you worship, […]

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Poverty to Purpose

Behind the visible impacts of poverty (hunger, sickness) there lurks an invisible destroyer of human life – the permeating and hopeless feeling of worthlessness. Poverty robs persons of their dignity. It steals freedom and hope. It spiritually destroys. Irene Molotoni remembers what that felt like. As a 42 year old widow in Mngwangwa, Malawi she […]

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