Life Centre

A Picture of Expansion in Zimbabwe

The urban slum community of Sakubva in Zimbabwe is a difficult place to be. In July this year 50 more children who were identified as the most vulnerable were added to the care of Sakubva Christian Caring Trust – a Community Based Organisation of local volunteers who daily and care holistically for children in their own community.  It is families like these who will benefit from the Christ-like care they receive.

A Miracle - Praise

A Miracle - Praise

Just a few weeks ago, Blessings had the opportunity to return to the DRC and visit Praise again. He shares an update about him and says, “This year Praise turned three. Last year when I met him, he was very sick – at two years old he was not able to stand on his own. I had very little hope that he would make it in life. We surrounded him with prayer and interceded, but I still had little hope, and doubt overwhelmed my heart.

Caring for the Caregiver

Caring for the Caregiver

Hands at Work in Africa is committed to transforming the lives of the most vulnerable children through locally owned community based organisations. In Africa’s most vulnerable communities, the scale of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, war, poverty and the vast number of orphaned children is incomprehensible. An entire generation of parents have passed away.

Buhle and Grace: A Spirit of Giving

Buhle and Grace: A Spirit of Giving

When Buhle was only two years old, her mother passed away and she went to live with her grandmother. With a small widow’s pension as their only income, Buhle and her grandmother struggled to survive. Buhle was left feeling alone as she tried to provide for herself and her grandmother. 

He Came to Heal the Broken Hearted

He Came to Heal the Broken Hearted

Care Workers are the men and women from local churches who have committed their lives to caring for vulnerable and traumatised children. But many of them have suffered their own traumatic experiences of abuse and abandonment. Though many Care Workers desire to provide holistic care for the most vulnerable children in their community, often the pain within their own hearts affects their ability to give.