With an estimated 14 million slaves, India has more slaves than any other country in the world—including captive children like Joseph. Though slavery has been abolished for more than a century in the United Kingdom, Europe, and North America, millions of people are still trapped by this inhumane practice. Adults, and sadly children too, must…

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Kalil faithfully prayed to the image of his family’s god morning and night for his whole life. He knew nothing different. But Jesus knew that this would not be 13-year-old Kalil’s story forever. Through your support, a Children’s Bible Club started in his village, and local officials encouraged parents to enrol their children since it…

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Blessings In Abundance

Life is difficult for 10-year-old Nagia. Her father is an alcoholic whose erratic behaviour causes chaos in her family and through their entire neighbourhood. Her mother is the sole provider for the family, working in a nearby tea garden. The stress of financial problems combined with a dysfunctional family environment weighs heavily on young Nagia’s…

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As a young girl, Jagriti received no formal education. Instead, Jagriti spent her days working as a child labourer. When she grew older she gave birth to a daughter whom she named Trishna. Like all parents, Jagriti wanted more for her daughter, so she enrolled Trishna in a government school. Jagriti began losing confidence in…

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You made a difference in a young mother’s life! Her life isn’t easy, but it was all she knew. Erina and her family live in a small mud house. It was messy and cluttered, and not very clean—and her family often had health problems as a result. Erina works as a maid. She has never…

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After hearing the Gospel from a local champion named Etasa, Wimal and her family received Jesus into their lives. Their new relationship with Christ did not go unnoticed and it quickly ignited local hostilities as their entire village turned against them. Without access to their rations, Wimal and her family had no subsidized food, no…

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Around the time she turned 45, Pavithra began to have pain in her lower abdomen. The pain grew so severe that it became very difficult to do household chores or any of her usual daily activities. She visited hospitals and spent a lot of money on medicine. She also sacrificed chickens and goats to her…

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Nadia’s mother battled excruciating kidney stones for two long years. At the same time, Nadia’s father suffered from an agonizing stomach problem. With the little money they earned as labourers in the cotton fields, Nadia’s parents tried everything they knew to find healing. They visited medical doctors, witch doctors, shrines, and temples, and performed all…

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Tamasi spent 28 years of her life in the darkness of illiteracy. Tamasi struggled to find a job with good pay. She was unable to travel without asking people to read signs or maps for her. Embarrassed to ask for help, she seldom left her neighbourhood. Once, she tried to open a bank account. To…

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