Baptist Global Response
On April 25, a fire broke out in Delhi, India, burning roughly 650 cardboard and tin homes in a slum.
Before Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, Bernadita Valenzuela warned her nephew to leave the coast of Leyte, the island to which he had moved a week before.
These women have struggled under very difficult circumstances, and for many years, local rulers wouldn’t allow them to work outside their homes to provide support for their families.
Raka woke up in a dimly lit room with several other young girls. Her neighbor had promised the 10-year-old a high-paying job in their country’s capital but drugged her and sold her to sex traffickers instead.
Labby cried loudly as her parents left her on the first day of preschool. The 3-year-old was overly thin. Her brittle hair and small, black teeth were signs of poor health and poor hygiene.