Women’s Empowerment

In India, there are many barriers to receiving an education. Some don’t have access to schools in their regions, while others don’t have the financial means to attend. Other children are forced to work at a young age in order to provide for their families or help their parents look after their siblings.   For young…

My name is Bikonzi, and I am the Coordinator of Strategic Projects here at Mission ONE. I work directly alongside our local partners as they are serving and meeting the needs of their communities. A few months ago, I had the honor of visiting our local partners in South Sudan. I left feeling inspired by…

There is power in sharing someone’s story. There is power in being seen and heard. There is power in connecting with a person you’ll likely never have a chance to meet. Mission ONE is working to transform Pokot, Kenya through a local Indigenous partner living and working in the community. In 2021, the All-Girls School…

​​God always sees all His people. Not in the state they may perceive themselves, but in the way we were originally created, in the Image of God. In Hagar’s story, she sees herself as alone and abandoned with her son, thirsty and dying in the desert. But God, he sees her and calls her up,…

Meet Willy, the visionary who has walked alongside the Pokot people and shared God’s love for over a decade. The vision of the All-Girls School in Pokot, Kenya began in the heart of Willy, a 22-year partner of Mission ONE and fervent disciple of Christ, who genuinely cares for the body, mind, and soul of…

In Pokot, Kenya, a nomadic people group is navigating their way in a changing society. Known for their investment in agriculture and animal husbandry, the community’s wealth is measured in the ownership of cows. As students in the US go back-to-school shopping, many girls in Pokot are preparing for their weddings or nursing newborns. The…

For generations, women have been given the role of helpers, where submission is often advised, and expected. For example, “helper” (ezer in Hebrew), first appears in the book of Genesis (Gen 2:18) referring to the creation of Eve (woman): Then God said: “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make…

Women all over the world are faced with unimaginable hardships, especially those living in marginalized communities. Women are often excluded from educational and economic opportunities, which leave them vulnerable to unplanned pregnancies, sexually-transmitted diseases, and gender-based violence. Lack of dignified work leaves these women trapped in a cycle of generational poverty. This leaves women feeling…

The concept of having a distinct, normative vision of masculinity and femininity—biblically speaking, has proven to be challenging. As familiar as we may be with the text in Genesis, where we read God created humans in His image and likeness, we may inadvertently miss some of the more crucial ideas that could change some of…

  Werner Mischke, Mission ONE Vice President Interviews Terri Marie, storyteller and “Restoring Honor Through Shame” Course Participant Restoring Honor Through Shame was a course led by Mission ONE in partnership with Empower Women Media in the fall of 2020. Nearly 50 female leaders from places like Pakistan, India, the Middle East, and the USA…

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