35 Stories

35 Stories, celebrating 35 years of Global Care

‘Serving the Least of These: A Sponsor’s Story’

"As I chatted with one of the teachers I felt a little person hug my leg! I looked down into the shy, smiling face of the young girl whom a House Group in my church sponsors through Global Care. She is older than the photo we have, but her smile is the same - bright, generous, joyful.

Joshe’s Story

Joshe Bose, of Love Your Neighbour, Global Care's partners in Bangladesh, tells his own story, and explains how his experiences motivated him to dedicate his life to helping vulnerable children.

Calum’s Story: The Ripple Effect

Teacher CALUM MACKENZIE has life-changing memories of helping some of the world’s most needy children as a volunteer for Global Care. Calum, who is now a father of four himself, says his experiences through the charity have touched countless lives since.

The Wave of Fortune: A Tsunami Story

The Boxing Day Tsunami in 2004 changed SWARNA's life forever. Here she tells how good has come from her moment of blackest despair, thanks to Global Care, our Sri Lankan partners and the grace of God. 

Madeline’s story

*Madeline was a happy child, until the age of 12, when her Dad died and her whole world crashed down around her.

Ross’s Story

Seven year-old *Ross looks like any other healthy, happy boy. But only a year ago he was weak, and sick, and getting weaker.

Malaki’s Story

*MALAKI’s first experience of education was through the Pavement Club, a project in the slums of Kolkata, India, supported by Global Care. Today, he is in high school and has ambitions to start his own import/export business, thanks to the ongoing support of our child sponsorship programme.

Gentle’s story

*GENTLE is the girl with the massive smile. You can’t miss her! In photos from the Ark, Global Care’s day centre for children with disabilities in Soroti, Uganda, there is one girl with a megawatt beam. That’s Gentle!

“Fresh hope for a new generation”

Hundreds of children in rural Ethiopia are making a success of their education, thanks to an innovative programme funded by Global Care, preparing youngsters for school. MAMO KATSELA, director of our Ethiopian partners, the Addis Kidan Baptist Church Welfare and Development Association, explains how our pre-school initiative is changing children’s lives.