As we celebrate Giving Tuesday and our 10th birthday, we’re reflecting on the stories of hope we see everyday that remind us of the progress that has already been made—and still needs to be done.
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 […]