Woman with goat

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 prayer and fasting, was not spared her husband’s anger. Finally, Sanoja had enough; she fled, taking her young son with her. The Plight of a Mother For nearly […] Read more »

man sharing gospel tracts in the winter

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 love to those around him, but it was too cold to venture outdoors—much too cold. Struggles from the Past Sutram lived with his wife and two children in […] Read more »

Aids Awareness Rally

Awareness and Education Emphasized for World AIDS Day

Each year, in observance of World AIDS Day on December 1, GFA-supported pastors and Bridge of Hope centers take the opportunity to help inform their communities of the deadly virus and offer ways to prevent its spread. Students, parents, Bridge of Hope staff, pastors and teachers work together to organize educational programs and awareness rallies for their local villages. Educational […] Read more »

woman reading in front of door

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 violence at the hands of an intimate partner, either physically and/or sexually. Fena fell among that 35 percent. Fena often suffered at the hands of her drunken husband, […] Read more »

Family in front of new outdoor toilet

A Toilet Brings Unexpected Blessings

While some may ask for a new bicycle or the latest iPhone for Christmas, others wish simply for a toilet. For one family living in a remote village, the gift of a new sanitation facility from a GFA-supported worker opened the door for them to receive Jesus, the greatest gift ever given. The Needs of a Family Laal and his […] Read more »