“Why has God allowed me to be so privileged?”

Audrey, a sponsor from Texas, shares how she was deeply impacted by the story of a woman named Ruth: I’d like to introduce you to a woman named Ruth. She is one of four daughters, just like me, but she lives on the other side of the world. Life is difficult for many women in Asia. The oppression can start before birth, when mothers are often pressured into or choose abortions if they are … [Read more...]

International Literacy Day

Have you ever thought about what life would be like if you couldn’t read or write? Literacy is a blessing. It’s something that I take for granted far too often. But my heart aches for more than 250 women million in Asia who are illiterate. Young girls might be denied an education or are too poor to receive one, and they suffer their whole life because of it. A woman who can’t read faces … [Read more...]

International Literacy Day | September 8

Fall is coming, the weather is cooling down, and it is soon that perfect time to just curl up with a cozy blanket, a hot drink, and a good book. But what if you couldn’t read the book? What if the words made no sense to you? We exercise our ability to read every single day as we read text messages, emails, signs, labels, books, and social media posts, but we don’t often stop to think about what … [Read more...]

International Widows’ Day: June 23, 2015

Would you want a "bad omen" in your house? "When my husband died, my entire family rejected me; they did not love me," Netramani said. Sadly, this is the case for many widows throughout South Asia. They are considered a curse, so no one wants to have them around. Cast out of their homes and left to fend for themselves, these desperate women usually end up on the streets with nothing. Link … [Read more...]

Special Blogging Assignment—Mother’s Day

How did your Mom influence your life? How has being a mother impacted you? With Mother’s Day coming up, we get a chance to share on behalf of mothers in Asia. Mothers love, serve, and give of themselves for their families and children, making sure their kids have food, clothing, education, and a future. But if a mother were totally unable to provide for her kids, how grateful would she feel if … [Read more...]