From Child Bride to Small Business Owner

Some people just need a chance. They can take the smallest gifts and turn them into major opportunities. They just need that first bit of assistance. And, in Chumi’s case, that was a goat. The housewife had little education—she became a child bride at 14. She had few resources with which to work, but when […]

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Rescuing Mahari and Mahdi

Infants have infinite potential. They could be anything—husbands, wives, doctors, teachers, mechanics, and plumbers. In 20 years’ time, their little hands could be kneading dough in bakeries or painting beautiful images on canvas.  Yet too many children die of hunger long before they reach adulthood. And their potential goes unmet. Their possible lives go unlived. […]

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But Now I See: Baptist clinic saves baby’s eyesight

“Today, my baby can see and her eyes completely healed because of the clinic.” We couldn’t say it better ourselves. So, we let Logol tell her story of the day you helped save her daughter’s sight.

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Rain, Rain, Go Away: New school roof keeps students safe and in class

A school is the gateway for a child’s future. That gate almost closed on a school in Central Asia when its old asbestos roof started falling apart. But with your gifts, a new roof is keeping students safe and dry.

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When God Makes a Family

Jayanti’s son calls her “Mom.” The thing is—she’s not his birth mother. But she chooses to love him as her son, even though it means she may never marry. Jayanti had the courage to love, so God made a family.

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Youth camp gives young man hope

Poverty is more complex than you may realize. Check out Qin’s story and learn how you can help alleviate a kind of destitution that touches the soul.

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Love Gives a Young Woman a Second Chance

Geeta is building a new life for herself. She is learning languages, the art of tailoring, and for the first time, who she really is. Read how love transformed this vulnerable girl into a strong young woman.

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Four Ways to Greet the New Year with Generosity

Can you believe we are approaching the end of January 2019? Make this the year you place generosity at the top of your to-do list. Here are four easy ways to kick off the New Year with open hands and an open heart. 1. Make a New Year’s resolution that’s not about you There’s nothing […]

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Field of Hope

Roquia can finally see the other side of her depression. It’s downfield, where a soccer goal waits. The soccer program you supported has given Roquia a new purpose to get out of bed—and she hasn’t tried to take her life ever since.

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You gave an abandoned baby a home

Koki was born prematurely and abandoned in a pit latrine. When she finally arrived at BGR-supported a home for infants, she was underweight and developmentally delayed. But, friends like you helped give her a place where caring staff could snuggle her, sing to her, and play with her.

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