A Story of Hope and Transformation this Giving Tuesday
Today is Giving Tuesday, and we are sharing the story of Amalya*. Her story is one many girls in India can relate to. It highlights key areas of the abuse and injustice that girls often face. Amalya’s family wanted a boy. When Amalya was born instead, her family didn’t celebrate. Instead, they verbally abused her mother […]
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 […]
How girls are identified for rescue from female gendercide
Our staff and partners identify girls at risk of female gendercide by building relationships with women and girls in villages and slums.
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.
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 […]