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Two months with almost no food

Two months with almost no food

It’s not unusual for a baby to cry, but at two months old, little Mariela Lopez never stopped. She cried from the suffocating heat when the blazing Guatemalan sun beat down on the roof of her family’s mud house. She cried from exhaustion, unable to sleep through the...
The meaning behind your sponsored child’s name

The meaning behind your sponsored child’s name

What is it that makes being called by name so special? Maybe it makes us feel known or understood. Maybe we like knowing that someone cared enough to remember. But no matter why you like it, we can all agree that names are special. That’s why it’s so important to...
Your 2017 impact in photos: Children and sustainability

Your 2017 impact in photos: Children and sustainability

Disadvantaged families and communities worldwide deserve more than just short-term solutions. And in 2017, you helped give many people exactly what they needed to thrive, both now and in the future. Thank you for empowering individuals to break out of poverty for good...
Life inside a refugee camp: Joel’s story

Life inside a refugee camp: Joel’s story

A young man rests outside a makeshift shelter at the refugee camp, reflecting back over his life during happier times. To keep his identity safe, we’ll call him Joel. He can almost smell his mother’s cooking. He remembers watching his brothers and sisters playing...
Two boys run for their lives — and find new ones

Two boys run for their lives — and find new ones

No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark. — Somali poet, Warsan Shire Sweat dripped down Daniel’s face as he dragged his heavy rake past the rows of plants barely beginning to sprout. Ahead of him, Peter was already covered in mud, his 12-year-old frame...
Welcome to the family: Samuel’s sponsorship story

Welcome to the family: Samuel’s sponsorship story

As the oldest of seven children, Samuel has taken on a lot of responsibility — especially in such a large household. And living in a poor community in Uganda only makes his obligations more challenging. Still, even at the tender age of 16, Samuel has stepped up to...
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