A tragedy at infancy plunged Mutabazi into a life of uncertainty and fear. “I learned that my mother died two months after I was born and shortly after my father was poisoned by a neighbor,” he recounts. This unimaginable crime changed the course of Mutabazi’s life and that of his three elder siblings.
The big adventures and the daily routines, the poignant moments and the silliness. Here are 39 inspiring photos of our favorite dads around the world. What can you thank that special man in your life for this Father’s Day?
“Colors come to my mind in waves. They fill my sight and overflow my senses. I am not okay until I let them out…they only come out through my paintings,” twelve-year-old Hector the artist explains. This is because Hector has a condition called synesthesia which enables him to see plain things as colors. Things like numbers and letters appear to him in color, even when they are black on a white page.
There’s no one way to approach physical needs in the diverse landscape and communities in the developing world. Each child, family, community and environment faces different health challenges. That’s why our local church partners are empowered to address health and physical wellness the best way they see fit with health education curriculum and your and our support.
We asked these four teens in Ghana about how they celebrate Easter and the importance of Jesus Christ in their lives. You’ll love their answers!
It’s International Women’s Day, a day to honor and celebrate the cultural, social, economic and political achievements of women. It’s a day to remind ourselves why girls are so amazing.
The bedroom is the one place we can shut out the world and curl up for sweet slumber after a long day. It’s a safe haven … and it’s no different in the developing world.
On National Hug Day, these inspiring huggers will make your heart melt and motivate you to wrap your arms around someone to hug it out!
“I remember the day my mother brought me to my aunt’s house in Addis. She cried so much when she said goodbye and left. For a long time, I always believed she would come back for me. But she never did,” says Sameson. That was the day Sameson lost his mother.
Take a glimpse into the powerful and magical world of toys in the lives of children in poverty. For them, a toy is more than just a toy.