What does it take for a child to overcome poverty? 10-year-old Do and her family from Tua Chua, Vietnam. With six in the family and little to go around, every day was a struggle, and they needed much more than just food or money to get out of poverty. Hear Do’s story of how child sponsorship made a difference
After 13 years of development programmes, Ternate Area Programme (AP) in Indonesia has reached self-sustainability, which means they are equipped and capable of continuing any development work on their own, as well as care for their children. Your support over the years has helped the children and communities of Ternate in far-reaching ways...
On a beautiful August day in Cambodia, ten-year-old Siphan and her friends gathered excitedly in a hall for a special event. The children were there to choose the person or family who would become their sponsor. After picking a photo from rows of photos hung on pegs at the end of the hall, Siphan
If your eyes could not see, how would you feel? How would you face the future? How would you go on in the world? Xiaobing from China, who is 12 this year, can't see at all because of congenital cataracts. When she was little...
Answering a distress call from a 13-year-old girl, Mousumi jumps into action. The young girl is in tears, having overheard her parents discussing a wedding – hers. She had been taken to another village in hopes of being quietly forced into marriage.
A teenager, dreamer and now youth mayor of her community -- meet Nahomy of Yamaranguila in western Honduras! At 13 years old, Nahomy was recently elected youth mayor of her community and has wasted no time tackling the issues on the ground.
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