Rescuing a child can save a mother, too!

Rescuing a child can save a mother, too!

Claudine’s soft, baby skin had turned ashy. The 18-month-old’s thin limbs hung by her side. In their small home in Haiti, Claudine’s mother rocked her, trying to comfort her daughter’s weak whimpers. As she tenderly kissed her daughter’s cheek, Claudine’s mother knew...
When your school becomes your home

When your school becomes your home

A heavy spring rain falls outside Viola’s window. The children — her students — will have to stay with her for the weekend. This is not unusual. The slick mud makes it dangerous for them to make the long journey to their homes. If she’s honest, Viola knows that many...
Empower a woman through vocational training

Empower a woman through vocational training

Charity sat at home alone and wondered if she’d ever be able to support herself financially. With no job, no skills, and no education, she felt like her life was void of purpose. Every day the hours passed slowly as Charity tried to fill her time with something...
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...
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