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Women, Water and WOW; Ushering in Revival in Malawi?

Women, Water and WOW; Ushering in Revival in Malawi?

John 4:5-42 relays the story of Jesus, a woman, and water: So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well....

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John Knox Christian School Service Saturday

John Knox Christian School Service Saturday

This past sunny Saturday morning we had the pleasure of hosting John Knox Christian School Oakville’s student service team for a service project and learning experience with our WOW Team. The John Knox team consisted of 15 students from grades 6-8, along with some...

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A New Dawn for Delori- A Maternal Healthcare Story

A New Dawn for Delori- A Maternal Healthcare Story

Delori is just one woman who has reaped the benefits from the transport vouchers made available through WOW’s MotherCare program. The closest hospital to Delori’s home is nearly four hours away, by bike. Without these vouchers, she would not have had...

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Maternal Healthcare Strides Being Made in Malawi

Maternal Healthcare Strides Being Made in Malawi

Though 2.6 million babies around the world do not survive beyond a month, according to a recent BBC report, the numbers in Malawi have dropped significantly between 1990 and 2016. In fact, according to the Malawi Demographic Health Survey, from 1990 to...

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The Women of WOW

The Women of WOW

God loves women! We were made in his image (Genesis 1:27). Women followed Jesus and ministered to his needs out of their own means (Luke 1-3). After his resurrection, Jesus revealed that he was alive first to a woman (John 20:11-18), and then commissioned...

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Baby Blessings in Zambia!

Baby Blessings in Zambia!

The number of babies contracting HIV during childbirth in Zambia has dropped dramatically over the past half-decade! For example, between 2011 and 2012 the number of infants contracting HIV during birth declined a whopping 51%, and dropped again between...

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Love Remains

Love Remains

In honour and in memory of Rob Hall on the 7 year anniversary of his death, his wife Kate Smith (daughter of Jim and Kathy Cantelon) shared a beautiful tribute. Rob passed away serving in Zambia in a construction accident. As part of WOW's tribute we...

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Alpha’s Miracle

Alpha’s Miracle

(Alpha when we met him at age 7) On Jan 15, 2018, Time magazine published an article entitled “The Birthday Breakthrough” written by its editors.The feature article includes a full-page photo of 5 -year-old Mohamad Nasir (also featured on the front cover)....

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Leaving a Legacy: Media Melinga

Leaving a Legacy: Media Melinga

Just last week, Melinda Gates challenged the world to start doing a better job supporting grassroots women's movements in her article  "It's Time for a New Era" (Jan 4, 2018), when she proclaimed " You may never know their names. They work beneath the...

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Student Success Story from Shamabanse

Student Success Story from Shamabanse

Jasmine School 2004 WOW first visited Jasmine School in Shamabanse in 2004. At the time, the school house was a roofless, abandoned church, that had gravel floors, deteriorating walls, and no chairs. Worse, there were no qualified teachers, only community...

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WOW Christmas: Champions in Uganda

WOW Christmas: Champions in Uganda

Last month I had the amazing honour of giving a lecture to a first-year women and gender studies class at Laurier University. I was asked to speak about WOW, who we are, what we do, as well as my roll and how I got involved. The very early 8:30 am class...

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Single mom here! Raising 5 children on my own, while putting myself through university; I was keenly aware of how, though my children attended a “publically funded” school, the extra school fees just about sank us year after year. First there was the $50...

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