Stories of hope

Coronavirus- Education

Coronavirus- Education

Schools, churches and learning centers closed in Mozambique, due to the pandemic in March of 2020. At the Chosen Children center, social distancing impacted service delivery to our beneficiaries, affecting programs that offered in class participation and meetings. ...

Coronavirus – New Well

Coronavirus – New Well

Without a vaccine, the best way to curtail the spread of the coronavirus was regular hand-washing with soap and good hygiene.  This is out of the reach of the millions of Mozambicans living without the access to clean water.  This is true of the community of Stainha,...

Coronavirus – Food Scarcity

Coronavirus – Food Scarcity

Mozambique has been identified by the World Food program as one of the countries that will face food scarcity due to the pandemic.  As Coronavirus impacts every country on earth, the poor will face a double emergency from hunger and COVID 19.    We are seeing this...

Coronavirus – Literacy

Coronavirus – Literacy

As news of the virus spreading in Africa emerged the Mozambican Government took early measures to stop the spread by stressing full adherence of preventive measures including the mandatory use of masks in public spaces and in public transport and restricted the...

Coronavirus – Washing Hands

Coronavirus – Washing Hands

People around the world are told to stop the spread of coronavirus by washing their hands. However, the simple act of washing hands is not easy when you don’t have running water and fetching water is a tiring walk to the nearest water source.  Then the water collected...

Melita’s Story – Income generation

Melita’s Story – Income generation

At 16, Melita was left to fend for herself and her newborn son when the father of the child ran away. Melita was offered shelter on her grandfather's land which fortunately was strategically located in the center of the village market. Melita was able to charge one...

Feeding program

Feeding program

Chosen Children helps fund and facilitate a feeding program where 80 children, either infected or affected by life threatening diseases, will receive a nutritious meal daily. Kids living with these medical conditions are more susceptible to common illnesses that can...

Armando’s story – Skills training

Armando’s story – Skills training

It was Armando's lifelong dream to own his own farm, but growing up in an orphanage meant that reality would be difficult to achieve. Many orphan children in Mozambique have little opportunity to rise up out of poverty. Armando was one of the fortunate few to grow up...

Veronica’s story – Emergency Relief

Veronica’s story – Emergency Relief

In March 2019 a devastating cyclone made landfall in Mozambique and surrounding countries in southern Africa. The destruction was immense and left 100,000 people without homes and affected 1.5million children. The Category 2 storm tore apart homes made from mud...

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