Charissa Koh

Charissa is a WORLD reporter who often writes about poverty fighting and prison reform, including profiling ministries in the annual Hope Awards for Effective Compassion competition. She is also a part of WORLD's investigative unit, the Caleb Team. Charissa resides with her husband, Josh, in Austin, Texas. Follow her on Twitter @CharissaKoh.

Books on marriage

Books
by Charissa Koh
Posted 8/01/19, 02:10 pm

Letters to a Romantic: On Engagement

Sean Perron & Spencer Harmon

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Forge fires and watered gardens

Effective Compassion | 2019 Hope Awards Northwest winner Watered Gardens | At a gospel rescue mission, men have a chance to escape the spiral of drugs, homelessness, and joblessness. But it isn’t easy, and many do not make it to the end
by Charissa Koh
Posted 7/18/19, 05:08 pm

This story is part of our 2019 Hope Awards contest. To vote for your favorite regional winner, go to wng.org/compassion.

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Charissa Koh

Picked up, sanded off

Effective Compassion | 2019 Hope Awards Northeast winner Purposeful Design | A carpentry shop offers ex-addicts and homeless the chance to build furniture, friendship, and a future
by Charissa Koh
Posted 7/18/19, 04:49 pm

This story is part of our 2019 Hope Awards contest. To vote for your favorite regional winner, go to wng.org/compassion.

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