Stories

Real life stories. Sponsorship changes everything.

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 family home in the slums of Kolkata, India, was a place of quarrels and strife.

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 rebel insurgents at the age of seven.

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 as a single parent, living in a slum on a beach in Sri Lanka.

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’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 Global Care to help addicts in the slums of Kolkata turn their own lives around.

Ailsa’s Story : The Early Days of Global Care

It was late one night when Ellen and Emmagene heard a knock at the door. Outside was a young woman, who hastily handed over a bundle to the two American missionaries before disappearing into the darkness.