International stories

Uganda: New hope for the fatherless

Uganda: New hope for the fatherless

Kato doesn’t know why his parents abandoned him. They left their home in rural Uganda one day in 2009, bound for...

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Fiji: A second chance at school

Fiji: A second chance at school

Lelei*, like many in Fiji, does not live the picture postcard life. It’s gorgeous in the tourist brochures, but, with poverty...

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Supporting and empowering young people

Supporting and empowering young people

Emily, a young teenager in rural Kenya, longed to go to school but her family was too poor to afford even...

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Shipping love to Romania

Shipping love to Romania

In Abel’s first year in a Romanian orphanage, the little boy cried often. Romania’s child protection services had removed Abel from...

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Israel: The market where goods are free

Israel: The market where goods are free

It’s a large courtyard, filled with people, like any other marketplace you might find in towns across the world. Colourful flags...

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Uganda: Promoting Dignity: HIV Support

Uganda: Promoting Dignity: HIV Support

Promoting Dignity: HIV Support for Uganda The HIV epidemic in Uganda has left more than 1 million children orphaned. In some cases,...

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Syrian Refugee Child: “Don’t let the world forget us”

Syrian Refugee Child: “Don’t let the world forget us”

At 13, Kareem, a thirteen year old Syrian refugee, was the sole breadwinner for his mother and sisters. He worked in a car...

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Uganda: Reaching street children through music

Uganda: Reaching street children through music

Reaching street children through music Life for children on the streets in Mbale, Uganda, can be a living nightmare. Our Ugandan...

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Romania: Orphanage and food distribution

Romania: Orphanage and food distribution

Orphanage and food distribution The last 25 years have been a difficult period for Romania. Despite large strides, the poverty rate...

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