Young People

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Thierry Muhindo, 17, a former street child, grooms a customer in Goma, Congo. Muhindo was taught to style hair by the Kivu Youth Peace Club. Photo by Philippe Kituka Lolonga, UMNS.

Kivu Peace Club offers hope to former street children

Along with lessons in peaceful living, youth learn a trade and, more importantly, that others care.
Young People
Students from Nyadire Primary School harvest fish at The United Methodist Church’s Nyadire Mission in Zimbabwe. The children are learning how to run a fish-breeding business as part of a school project in agriculture. Photo by Chenayi Kumuterera.

Nyadire students share benefits of fish project

United Methodist primary school’s fish-breeding program pays off for students, community in Zimbabwe.
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Sepi Lokotui dances during the Sunday service of the Tongan United Methodist Church in West Valley City, Utah, where the youth in high school and junior high worship actively through music and dance.

Youth joyfully lead at Tongan United Methodist church

Young people have great influence over the life of a Tongan congregation in Utah.
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13-year-old Ngaakudzwe Katsvairo displays her medals from both local and international track and field competitions. Katsvairo attends The United Methodist Church’s Mashambanhaka Central Primary School in Zimbabwe. Photo by Eveline Chikwanah, UMNS.

Teen pushes through obstacles to become star athlete

Despite her tough upbringing, 13-year-old ranks among the best in Zimbabwe and southern Africa region in track and field.

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