Stories

Real life stories. Sponsorship changes everything.

Micha under the stairs with her sister

Studying Under The Stairs

*Micha’s father already had ten children by his first wife, when Micha and her brother were born to his second wife. Massive tension between the two women meant the...
Reina as a teacher, outside her classroom

A Hand Up Not A Hand Out

The odds were stacked against *Reina, who was born with sickle cell anaemia in a desperately poor family in northern Uganda, and then experienced the trauma of being displaced by...
Cathy: 35 stories

Cathy’s Story

11-year-old *Cathy’s life has always been chaotic. Her father went to prison for drug offences before she was born, and her mother struggled to bring her up...
Carolina: 35 stories

Carolina’s story

Carolina is a survivor. She’s had to fight to stay alive ever since she can remember.  One of the reasons she has fought so hard is the tremendous responsibility...
Minton: 35 stories

Minton’s story

Horen was a good carpenter. It’s a skilled job, and he earned a good living. But he was always sick, and eventually he consulted a doctor.
Philip: 35 stories

Philip’s Story

As a child orphaned by civil war, OPIO PHILIP MOSES tells how the generosity of an adoptive family, and sponsorship through Global Care, changed everything
Sujita: 35 stories

Sujita’s story

Personal experience of the devastating effects of addiction on young people and families inspired SUJITA MALLICK to act. Now the former sponsored child is using the education she gained through...