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Refugee Resettlement: A Rich History

In 1975, World Relief was known throughout the world for its international relief and development efforts: its U.S. mission had yet to be realized. For twenty years,¬†Grady and Evelyn Mangham¬†had served in Vietnam with World Relief and the Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) denomination as missionaries during the war. They returned to the United States when Vietnamese families began seeking…

Rwanda, 20 Years Later

World Relief President & CEO Stephan Bauman provides insight on the hope to be found in Rwanda, even in the midst of painful remembrance.

World Relief: Rwanda 20 Years Later from World Relief on Vimeo.

We believe that hope for lasting change in Rwanda lies within the church as it empowers the hidden heroes: individuals selflessly serving the needs of their communities. And one household, one village at a time, more heroes will rise who will change the face of this nation.

Stand with the Rwandan church as it writes a new story for the future of the country and support our work in Rwanda that will contribute to its changing legacy.

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Strengthening Families in India

Happy International Day of Families! One of the many ways we get to care for families around the world is through our Families for Life program in India. We empower local churches to serve their communities by strengthening marriages, protecting families, caring for those affected by AIDS and preventing the spread of HIV. Through couples-focused interventions, we aim to address…


Savings For Life in Kenya – James’ Story

World Relief empowers the local Church to establish savings groups in some of the world’s most vulnerable places. These groups meet regularly, sharing and loaning resources to one another in order to establish self-sufficiency. Eighty-six percent of savings group members are women, which is a beautiful statistic considering the particular vulnerability of women in impoverished communities. Still, women are not…