Blog: Africa

Joys in Learning and Loving

Helwan Village, Egypt


Children of Helwan


During the holiday celebration, a six-year-old child happily told me that it was his first time attending such a good party, drawing on gypsum and coloring his face. He played and took a gift from Santa Claus and told me that he wants another party.



TCD Vision Cast in Attakassikro and Effaho

Attakassikro and Effaho Villages, both located within the Agboville region of Cote d’Ivoire, are our two newest villages launching Transformational Community Development (TCD). TCD activities commenced in both villages at the beginning of the quarter with visits for vision casting by Teti, our new TCD worker in Cote d’Ivoire. Soon after the vision was cast, the leaders of the two communities showed interest and were open to introduce their communities to TCD.


Characterized by Hard Work

Koubah Bingo locals are elated that very soon they will have additional sources of revenue coming to their community and to some individual families, in addition to subsistence farming, which is their mainstay. Hoping to be happy beneficiaries of the Milling/Grinding Machine Project, the locals were motivated to put up a building to house the machine after they discovered a previously existing building earmarked to house the machine is too small for that purpose. It’s the first time such team spirit was seen at work in Koubah.



Event in Colorado: Learn How to Use TCD

If you are interested in humanitarian or mission work, helping impoverished communities transform themselves from hopeless to prosperous...

Then join us at the Transformational Community Development (TCD) Training, Jan. 25-27, 2019 in Colorado Springs!

TCD is a low cost, low tech model to train poor villages to become hope-filled, self-sustaining villages.

TCD is a method of development that teaches a community to: