A Mother in Need

Sanoja could take no more. Throughout the past year, her husband had constantly berated, abused and tormented her—all for going to church. Even their young son, who was the result of much…

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Sanoja, pictured here, is thankful for the goat she received and eagerly awaits the day she can use the income it will provide to send her son to school.

A Burning Passion in a Frozen Land

Sutram huddled in his home near their source of heat. Outside his house, freezing winds and frosty temperatures prevented the GFA-supported worker from ministering. Sutram earnestly desired to bring news of God’s…

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Because he received a blanket and jacket, Sutram (not pictured) is able to continue his ministry no matter the weather.

One Woman’s Journey from Abuse to Love

Life for Fena was difficult to say the least. In a recent report by the World Health Organization, researchers found that 35 percent of women around the world have been subjected to…

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Far too many women suffer violent abuse. Thankfully, Fena (not pictured) has a new story.

Gift of a Blanket Leaves Lasting Impact for Widow

After the death of her husband, Dayita and her children faced many challenges, especially when it came to finances. Without the presence or provision of her husband, Dayita carried grief and sorrow…

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Dayita (second from left) and her children and grandchild pose for a picture with Pastor Ansh (far right). The pastor’s gift of a blanket made a lasting impact for Dayita’s entire family.

Fervent Prayers Bring Girl Home

Sabitha, 16, burned with curiosity to hear more about Jesus. The truth that God loved her was almost impossible for the teenager to believe. A seed of faith sprouted in her heart.…

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Sixteen-year-old Sabitha (pictured) lost her home and family when she followed Jesus. Then, through prayer, God restored to Sabitha what she had lost.

No Money for Medicine

Enough was enough, the laborers decided. Kandhara’s fellow tea laborers began protesting their working conditions and low pay. As the days turned into weeks and months, the protests continued—which meant no pay…

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Kandhara (pictured) received free treatment through the medical camp that her son’s Bridge of Hope center had organized.

The Many Blessings of a Cow

A dilemma lay before Rajvi and her husband, Parash: either sell their cows—a significant part of their livelihood—or endure sicknesses without medicine. Ultimately, Rajvi and Parash sold their cows, but the consequences…

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Much like the cow with this woman pictured, the cow Rajvi and Parash received at a GFA-supported gift distribution blessed their family in significant ways, providing milk to sell or drink and manure to fertilize their crops.

Washing Hands Saves Lives

According to a 2010 report consolidated by the Centers for Disease Control with information from the World Health Organization, 2,195 children die every day from diarrhea—which is more than AIDS, malaria and…

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Residents of this leprosy colony received hand soap and hygiene instructions from GFA-supported workers in celebration of Global Handwashing Day.