Blog: Africa

Vision for Change

Harowayo Village, Ethiopia


Legesse is living in Harowayo Village. He is married and has three children. Before he joined the Transformational Community Development (TCD) Agriculture Group, most months he was traveling to Kenya, passing over the border to look for jobs and to earn money to support his wife and children. This kind of life was hard for him and his family.


Looking Beyond Differences

Ezbit el Nakhl Village, Egypt


Children of Ezbit el Nakhl


Hope and Healing Breeds Forgiveness

Upper Egypt Village Cluster, Egypt


The villagers of Nubia suffered a lot of neglect and displacement from their homes and villages because of the construction of the High Dam. The society now suffers from poverty, high illiteracy, and divorce.


Teaching Acceptance and Love for All

Helwan Village, Egypt


Children of Helwan


Forming Up TCD Committees

Blamonga and Tanloanga recorded some recent progress in Transformational Community Development (TCD) with the formation of committees for the five focuses of TCD. Previously, Blamonga had only one committee, the Water Committee. Okoro and Lenle, the resident TCD workers, were in the village a few weeks back to help set up committees for the remaining four focuses, namely health, education, income generation, and agriculture, with five members each, respectively.

What Can $1 a Day Provide?

Global Hope Network is looking for 100 world-changers to commit to giving $1 a day in 2019 to help end extreme poverty in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. If we reach this goal, we will have raised enough funds to cover the costs of Transformational Community Development (TCD) in two villages for an entire year!

New Buildings are Springing Up

After some period of inactivity, Transformational Community Development (TCD) has come alive again in Blamonga and Tanloanga. Progress is being made in the construction of Ventilation Improved Pit (VIP) latrines and the Literacy and Women’s Empowerment Center buildings in the two villages, respectively.  


The Cluster Effect Reaches More

Moses, our Transformational Community Development (TCD) worker in Ahumbe Village, and Mama Donna, who has gone through TCD Training of Teachers (TOT 1), recently engaged residents of Apir, a community about 22 miles away from Ahumbe, on TCD. They taught the locals handwashing, dish rack construction, and helped the women construct one.   

Prioritizing Girls’ Education

Gem Village, Kenya


GHNI is always striving to reach the poor, hidden and hurting people among the community. Transformational Community Development (TCD) has been a highway to reach these villagers and bring light to their desperate lives of darkness. So many lives have been touched and transformed through the TCD program.