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‘I Don’t Want to See My Children Hungry’

As the eldest in her family, this young girl not only acts as the family babysitter, but she also washes dishes to make a little money, just like Pahal and Annisa did before enrolling in Bridge of Hope. Sitara feared what her kind visitors might think if she told them the truth about her family’s circumstances. Her children depended on her—it was her responsibility to clothe and ...

Orphaned Dishwasher Goes to School

Like Amshu (not pictured), many children would have nothing without the help of Bridge of Hope. A group of children played in the mud, their parents nowhere in sight. But these children should’ve been in ...

Sewing Her Sister Through College

Harshika knew how to tailor clothes, but she could not afford her own sewing machine. When she and others, such as these women pictured, receive sewing machines, they are able to significantly increase their family’s ...

Short Stories About Women Missionaries

In many Asian cultures, it is considered shameful for a woman to talk to a man whom she is not related to, but a woman can visit with another woman in her home without anyone ...

Abandoned Mother Blessed by a Toilet

Through the donations of people like you, GFA and its field partners have provided thousands of toilets, like this one, to impoverished families in Asia. Sneaking out early to avoid prying eyes, constantly fearful of ...

Faith Stands Firm Despite Illness

Four siblings crowded together over their mother’s sick bed, crying out to Jesus on her behalf. She could hardly move, and she couldn’t speak. No one knew what was wrong, but their father had ...

K.P.'s Corner

Not long ago, I heard a short talk about three very significant English words, words that are actually questions: what, how and why. The question, “What are you doing?” is usually very easy to answer. ...

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