News and Stories

We feature write-ups from supporters and staff who are hungry for change and want their voices to be heard.

Social media – it’s never been easier to reach out to or stay in touch with anyone and everyone, no matter where in the world they are. Sounds perfect for connecting with your sponsored child, right? But, this might not be as perfect as you think.

The scenes of heartbreak, chaos and ruin from conflict are gut-wrenching. It’s hard not to feel hopeless and helpless in the face of it. But, child sponsors around the world bring hope into some of humanity’s darkest hours – even when they don’t realise it. Here’s how. 

Hope can sprout amid the ruins. A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck Charice's community creating a disastrous havoc - flattening houses and destroying livelihoods. When she and family thought everything was lost, their abaca plantation helped them restore their lives. 

A silent but deadly and urgent hunger crisis is unfolding in northern Kenya and across the East Africa Region. We often talk about this tragedy through data, but the heartbreaking reality is that every number is a person, and every statistic points to the impact on human life

If you were starving and you knew the sale of one of your children would prevent the rest of your children from dying, would you do it?

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