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Articles with tag Sisters of Compassion

Hope Found Where There Was None

Twelve-year-old Aijez had never set foot inside a school. He and his family lived in the slums. His father, Mukil, earned a living as a daily laborer, while Aijez ...

January 2019

Covered by Love

Wind whipped through the plastic sheets, lifting them to the sky as they strained against the bamboo frame. Huddled inside the small, sparsely thatched structure, Kajri shielded herself from the sharp ...

January 2019

An Abandoned Mother’s Choice

Hansini looked incredulously at her husband. How could he want to kill their infant son? She refused to support his decision, which only caused more tension in the house and in their ...

August 2018

Unlocking the Door

Two of her children were gone. Missing. Where were they? What had happened? Where had they gone? It was her husband. He had taken them. Taken them and left again without telling ...

June 2018

Disfiguring Disease Leads to Life

She had only been married a few days. What should have been one of the best times of her life was suddenly marred by a strange condition in her leg. Yoshita, ...

February 2018

‘I Was Ashamed of Myself’

Fulmala’s young hands swept floors, laundered clothes and washed dishes. Young hands of a child that should have been playing. Young hands that should have been learning. Young hands that carried home ...

June 2017

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