The Odd Family Out

The family was an oddity, Taegen noticed. Disciplined, orderly and peaceful—totally unlike their fellow villagers. There were no outbursts of anger, no loud arguments. They did not partake of the vices engaged…

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Taegen, pictured here, saw the peace and harmony in Olathe’s life and wanted to experience it for herself.

Sewing for Her Family’s Survival

Everyone depended on Adalina. Adalina’s bedridden husband depended on her for care and relief from an unidentified illness. Their two daughters depended on Adalina’s earnings to provide food and tuition. Adalina’s aging…

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Through her sewing machine, Adalina (pictured) was able to properly provide for her family, battling the clutches of poverty.

Gift of Mosquito Net Provides Family Avenue of Hope

The mosquitoes that buzzed outdoors brought no comfort to Seafra’s family. For the 50-year-old father of four who farmed for a living, he knew that he had two options: He could use…

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Gift distributions for mosquito nets, like the one pictured and the one Seafra attended, are organized to bless and uplift families at risk from malaria and other vector-borne diseases.

A Family’s Mustard Seed of Faith for a Mosquito Net

Sesen lived with her husband, Hachirou, and their three children in a small village. To survive, the family relied on the meager income generated from Hachirou’s job as a plumber and Sesen’s…

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Mosquito nets like this one are essential items for families in South Asia. Such a net wasthe answer to Sesen and her family’s prayers.