A Father’s Day story of redemption

This is a beautiful story of redemption, a story of one father’s change affecting a whole community. When one of our partners met Parvani*, she was unloved and neglected by her parents, particularly her father, Konhaiya*. He firmly believed that women were lesser than men and were only good for cooking and cleaning. Parvani wasn’t […]

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 […]