Stories


Tanzania

Standing Between Hunger and a Child

“If only the rains would come more often,” Elias* thinks, as he walks the long road to school – his stomach completely empty. His last...

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Lebanon

From Death-Defying Escape to A New Beginning

“I am 100% sure that God is here, and He listens to our prayers. I tell God that my kids’ lives are His.” These are...

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Kenya

A Grandmother’s Hope 

The lush green scenery of the mountains in and around Kikima, Kenya is truly beautiful! But it can mask the hash realities of life here....

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Colombia

Kids Need a New Vision of Hope!

Young Mary* attends a primary school in Colombia and receives after school care for vulnerable children at Tiempo de Paz....

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Burkina Faso

Judith’s Courage and Hope

Imagine being the mother of a preschooler and a newborn, only to have your husband suddenly divorce you and marry another woman – leaving you...

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Ben* lives in Burkina Faso and he loves to read!

Burkina Faso, a landlocked country in western Africa, can be a challenging place to grow up in. 90% of its people are dependent on subsistence...

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Elizabeth lives in Kenya

Elizabeth plans to be a doctor now – but not too many years ago she “had no hope for her future,” as she told us...

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Moses* lives in Zambia

When his father passed away, Moses was just 3 years old. It hasn’t been easy, as his mother earns what little she can making &...

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Ashur* lives in Tanzania

Ashur is part of an isolated group of people in Tanzania called the Digo, who have been left behind in education and their children considered...

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Carina* lives in Colombia

Carina lives in the city of Medellin with her family of seven. Her mother is the sole breadwinner, while her father mainly takes care of...

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Sunil is Persevering

In the photo below, standing in the back centre of the board with a checkered shirt is Sunil. He comes from a very poor family...

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Mwalimu’s Story

Mwalimu is five years old and in kindergarten at Amani. He is described as a happy boy at school, and he likes to play ‘cars’...

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