How Handwashing Can Save Lives

Global Handwashing Day is observed every year on October 15. Last year in 2016, GFA-supported workers held events throughout Asia to teach the importance of washing hands and how it can help prevent many fatal illnesses. Inexpensive Disease Prevention According to CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), “About 1.8 million children under the age of 5 die each year […] Read more »

Peace That Surpasses Sadness

Overcome by sadness, Mayra held no hope for her future. As a widowed mother of three, she was torn between leaving this world and staying with her children. Would anything come into her life to keep her going? Stripped of Joy Mayra spent her childhood in an area of Asia where child marriage was commonly practiced. In her youth, Mayra […] Read more »

Rebellious Teen Discovers Psalms

Wandering through life, Romir ignored his Bible and sought pleasure and fulfilment the only way he knew how: avoiding responsibility. Still, the 16-year-old’s hunger for happiness was not appeased. Would his inner longing ever be satisfied? Without Direction At a young age, Romir began to fill his life with things that were bad for his emotional health, including unhealthy friendships […] Read more »

A Visual of Christ’s Message

An eight-mile walk and heavy rain were no match for the three men who were determined to minister to the Lord’s people. Pachai, Rahi and Badal were excited to share the film “Man of Mercy” with their neighboring village—but were the people ready to see it? Rain and Sacrifice Pachai, Rahi and Badal walked on and on for miles in […] Read more »

A Grandfather Witnesses God’

A Grandfather Witnesses God’s Mercy

Sabal, 55, had never accepted the love of Jesus. Even though his wife, Laboni, was Christian, Sabal remained loyal to his deities. It wasn’t until his grandson was in desperate need of healing that he began to reconsider everything he believed. Seeking Answers for Grandchild Sabal loved his grandson, Edhas. Because Sabal’s son and his family lived with him and […] Read more »

Sewing Machine Paves Way for a Brighter Future After Pigs Die

Sewing Machine Paves Way for a Brighter Future After Pigs Die

Pramiti wandered into the forest. The responsibilities of caring for her aged father and her own burning desire to finish college weighed on her young shoulders. As she plucked fruit to later sell in the market, she knew the fruit of her labor was simply not enough to meet all her needs. The Needs of a Student Pramiti supported her […] Read more »