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Clean Water, Clean Hands, Changed Lives

Clean Water, Clean Hands, Changed Lives

Through the work of World Poverty Solution’s Community Health Education (CHE) program, positive changes are beginning to take place in the Northern Ugandan city of Lira. Prior to the arrival of the program in 2009, it was common to see community members suffering from infectious diseases, such as typhoid. This was due to a lack…

Harvesting New Life in a Season of Sorrow

Harvesting New Life in a Season of Sorrow

A Widow Restores Her Family’s Future through Chili Growing in Northern Uganda When 46-year-old Sofia Apiyo lost her husband in a car accident, her life came to a sudden halt. Not only had she lost her loving husband and father of her children, but also the sole breadwinner of her family. Grieving and frightened, Apiyo…

A Miraculous Healing, a Family Transformed

A Miraculous Healing, a Family Transformed

In rural Northern Uganda Mary Okori, a housewife and mother of six, had suffered for three years with severe pain in her legs; pain that left her unable to walk without the help of crutches. Mary visited countless hospitals, clinics and doctors but did not find relief. She called on religious leaders from various denominations…

A Widow, Two Orphans and a Banana Grove

A Widow, Two Orphans and a Banana Grove

Restoring Life, Soul and Family in Northern Uganda Grace, an elderly widow, was struggling to survive. “I tried to grow crops, but nothing seemed to progress,” she says. “I was unable to earn much money.” Times were so hard Grace thought she might die. It was a desperate time for many in northern Uganda. The…

Get Up and Walk

Get Up and Walk

Bringing Christ’s Healing to the World, One Person at a Time When Jesus came across those who were disabled, he commanded them, “Get up and walk!” He didn’t give them money for food or medicine. He didn’t offer counseling to help them deal with their infirmity. Jesus didn’t address their symptoms. Instead, he got right to the…

A Divine Appointment in Rural Uganda

A Divine Appointment in Rural Uganda

You never know what God may have in store for you. So it was for Sidonia. What was supposed to be a random stop for our World Poverty Solutions team at a typical impoverished bush compound turned into an encounter that changed one woman’s life forever—here on earth and for eternity. Meet Sidonia Sidonia lives…

Hope to Build on in Uganda

Hope to Build on in Uganda

For decades the Lord’s Resistance Army wreaked havoc in Uganda, leaving 1.5 million people homeless. When peace resumed in 2006, people returned home to find total devastation. Anna Grace Emuna was one of them. Anna, her husband and their five children were forced to live in a cramped mud hut. With no means to provide,…

Rural Churches Growing in Northern Uganda

Rural Churches Growing in Northern Uganda

The rural church in northern Uganda is growing—even if it is under the mango trees! Village churches are impacting thousands through 120 villages across northeast Uganda. Such singing, praises, tears of joy and deep intercessions. Even the offering was exceptional!

Equipping and Empowering Ugandan Pastors

Equipping and Empowering Ugandan Pastors

Since its inception the goal of World Poverty Solutions (formerly World Challenge’s Community Ministry) has been to equip communities trapped in physical and spiritual poverty so they can thrive. We do this by training people in areas of spiritual growth, agricultural development, health, and finance. On a recent trip to Uganda we had the opportunity…

Vital Bible Training for Pastors in Uganda

Vital Bible Training for Pastors in Uganda

Since 2009 when World Poverty Solutions began its pastor training in northern Uganda, the numbers have continued to grow as have all that attend the quarterly week long sessions. Training a pastor changes a church and its ministries. Never able to attend formal Bible college, these pastors are now gaining valuable Bible training and experience….

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