What if every church
made it their mission to
serve the vulnerable?

Our Work

OrphanCare

Every child possesses remarkable, Gold-given potential. Wow is committed to bring hope & love into the lives of some of the world’s most vulunarable children.

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Every child possesses remarkable, God-given potential. WOW is committed to bring hope & love into the lives of some of the world’s most vulunarable children.

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WidowCare

Women are the key to building healthy families and communities. WOW is empowering women by providing access to resources, and long-term sustainability projects.

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MotherCare

Women in sub-Saharan Africa face some of the highest maternal & infant mortality rates in the world. WOW builds motherhood support groups in impoverished communities giving access to pre and post-natal care for at-risk mothers.

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Leadership Development

Investing in local champions is the key to long-term sustainability & transformation within communities. WOW partners with African churches and Christian leaders who demonstrate a commitment to serve the poor.

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“Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress & refusing to let the world corrupt you”

James 1:27 (NLT)

A Story of Miraculous Transformation

A Story of Miraculous Transformation

Jacob and Nya play an important role as part of our partner’s gender based violence awareness team. In his previous life, Jacob was an alcoholic and a severely violent man towards his wife and children. With the help of GBV support groups and God’s abundant grace and forgiveness, God has done an absolute miracle in Jacob’s life and their family as a whole. Jacob and Nya now maintain an incredible influence in spreading awareness regarding gender and family issues within the communities they have have developed relationships with. Click the link below to hear Jacob and Nya’s story of healing and transformation.

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Stories from the Home of Mercy

Stories from the Home of Mercy

The Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare’s Violence Against Children and Young People in Malawi survey highlights the current heart wrenching reality surrounding physical and sexual abuse experienced by children and young people living in Malawi. Check out this week’s blog post to hear stories of some of the many children benefiting from services offered at the Home of Mercy.

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WOW partners with local community organizations in sub-Saharan Africa as they care for orphans and widows.

“Around me I see children orphaned by HIV/AIDS, living on the streets because they have no home. With WOW we are caring for over 4000 girls and boys. They receive hot meals and an education. WOW is helping us be the hands and feet of Christ.”

-Pastor Eric Mwambelo, WOW Partner

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Where we Work

We currently work for orphans
and widows in Africa

Population:  17.2 Million
Capital: Lilongwe
% of People Living with HIV&AIDS (adults): 9.1%
Poverty Rate: 56%
Women Who Have Experienced Physical and Sexual Violence:  32.7%
Under 5 mortality rate (per 1000 births): 64

Population: 39 Million
Capital: Kampala
% of People Living with HIV&AIDS (adults): 7.1%
Poverty Rate: 70.3%
Women who have experienced physical and sexual violence: 54.2%
Under 5 mortality rate (per 1000 births): 54.6

Population: 16.2 Million
Capital: Lusaka
% of People With HIV&AIDS (adults): 12.9%
Poverty Rate: 54.4%
Women Who Have Experienced Physical and Sexual Violence: 52.4%
Under 5 mortality rate (per 1000 births): 64

Why Malawi? >

Population: 15.9 Million
Capital: Lilongwe
# of people with HIV: 980,000
Poverty Rate: 50.7%
% of gender-based violence victims: 41.2
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 43.4

*Statistics taken from UNDP and UNAIDS

Why Uganda? >

Population: 39 Million
Capital: Kampala
# of people with HIV: 1.5 Million
Poverty Rate: 70.7%
% of gender-based violence victims: 31.2
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 37.7%

*Statistics taken from UNDP and UNAIDS

Why Zambia? >

Population: 16.2 Million
Capital: Lusaka
# of people with HIV: 1 200 000
Poverty Rate: 20.7%
% of gender-based violence victims: 21.2
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 43.3%

*Statistics taken from UNDP and UNAIDS

Source: UN Human Development Report (UNDP)