Piglets Displace Poverty for Family of Nine

Every day, Tabor and his wife, Yamika, labored in the fields, tilling, picking, watering, coaxing the earth into producing enough vegetation to live on. Each day their hands toiled to fill the…

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Rearing pigs is very profitable for villagers, but many cannot afford the price tag. This woman, like Tabor and Yamika, was gifted a piglet which will grow and give birth to multiple piglets, establishing financial security for decades.

Goats Chase Hopelessness Away

Shada and her husband, Renan, returned home from the local hospital with heavy hearts. The last 10 years offered disappointment after disappointment after multiple doctor visits resulted in no solution for Shada’s…

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Goats like these provide milk and offspring that impoverished families like Shada’s can sell for much-needed income.

Christmas Roofing and Redemption

Kagiso’s shoulders slumped. No matter how hard he worked as a daily laborer, he couldn’t make enough money to build a larger house for his joint family. Instead, he, his wife and…

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Kagiso received tin sheets, like these being delivered in Sri Lanka, at a GFA Christmas gift distribution, and they enabled him to finish building his family’s home.

Gift of Coat Eases Father’s Burden

Shivering from the cold, Amora pulled her worn jacket closer. She had hoped it would shelter her chilled body, but it had long lost its warmth. In a family of eight children,…

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Amora (left) stands with friends from Bridge of Hope, sporting their new winter jackets. Thanks to this gift, Amora didn’t have to wait years to receive a new coat.

A Mother’s Plea for Her Son’s Future

Sidonie watched her husband, Rodan, stumble into their home. He had wasted his earnings on drink again; inebriation dulled his senses. Anxiety grew in Sidonie. What money could she save to provide…

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Ansun, like these young boys in Sri Lanka, was encouraged and built up by his teachers at the Bridge of Hope center to achieve his dreams and reach for something better.