steep dirt road

God Saves Men from Almost Certain Death

Putt. P-putt! Whiroooo… hiss! The recently purchased four-wheeler was supposed to take Himmat and his companions up a hazardous road to a nearby village to sell clothes. Instead, it sputtered to a grinding halt on its own accord and then began rolling backwards. Himmat and the two men with him yelled desperately for assistance, but they could only sit helplessly […] Read more »

Woman with sewing machine

Family’s Provision Comes Dressed as a Sewing Machine

Every day, Harjap and Farrukh would leave the home they rented to look for work. Whatever job they found that day would, quite literally, provide for their family’s daily bread. Though they worked hard, some days there was simply no work available, which caused severe financial strain on the family. Other days they found work, but it required them to […] Read more »

Film Gives Hope to Desperate Father

Hardik lived a simple but happy life. His government job produced a decent wage, and Hardik’s wife, Karuna, had borne him a beautiful baby boy. The kindhearted people in his village lived in unity with one another. Shortly after Hardik’s son turned 1 year old, Hardik’s happiness dissolved because his son grew sick. The young child’s health fluctuated; he would […] Read more »

Boys listening in their class

From Picking Trash to Picking a College

Bir’s village was located in rural fields. Villagers diligently worked the land, which relinquished just enough crops to feed hungry bellies. Chicken farmers even took on a summer crop to supplement their income. Life was difficult there; the word “abundant” was scarcely known. Six-year-old Bir scavenged for usable plastic bags. His parents used them to tote home-grown vegetables to sell […] Read more »