Sponsorship 101: 3 ways to connect with your sponsored girl

Sponsorship can feel like a far-away endeavor if you aren’t given key ways to build a meaningful connection with your sponsored girl. Here are 3 ways you can create connection with her, even from across the world! 01 – Write letters  The main way to build a meaningful connection with your sponsored girl is to […]

#EveryGirl in India is valuable, worthy, and equal to any boy

At the end of 2021, we rescued 163 girls who now need sponsors. We want a future in India with girls in it—and TODAY we’re launching a sponsorship campaign called #EveryGirl. We want #EveryGirl in India to know she is valued, worthy, and equal to any boy and we want #EveryGirl that we rescue to […]

You need to hear Aaliyah’s story. We all do.

When faced with marriage to an older man, Aaliyah* walked 8.5 miles barefoot and alone to find our local partner. We immediately placed her in a safe home where she now receives regular care, counseling, and a good education as part of our sponsorship program! Listen to Aaliyah’s story in her own words to see how […]

Maira’s story

After Maira’s* father died, her mother’s financial stress caused her to see Maira as a burden. They lived in extreme poverty—with an income of about $20 a month. Maira was pulled out of school because of the cost of tuition and her mother’s belief that she didn’t need more education. And Maira’s mother almost married […]

Sharona: A story of invaluable hope

Right before Adasha’s* daughter took her own life, she came to Adasha with a desperate plea: “you’re the only one who can raise my baby.” Adasha’s daughter was mercilessly abused by her husband for giving birth to a daughter, and not the son he desperately wanted. The abuse was so severe that Adasha’s daughter took […]

Nagamani’s story

Nagamani* and Perumal wanted to marry each other desperately. But they were from different castes, and Nagamani’s family could also not afford the dowry demanded by Perumal’s parents. Ignoring the societal traditions that would keep them apart, they married in a secret ceremony. Soon afterward, Nagamani became pregnant and gave birth to a beautiful baby […]