GFA’s Bridge of Hope Provides Bright Future for Young Girl

Acenath’s life changed drastically at the young age of 3 when her father died of a heart attack. Her mother—grieving the loss of her husband—spiraled into a mental illness that kept her…

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Like this young girl, Acenath is grateful for every blessing she’s received since she began attending GFA’s Bridge of Hope program, and she takes great care of her belongings.

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.

Learning Manners Through Mathematics

Nine-year-old Bhagya hated school. Between the shame imposed on her family because of her father’s drinking and her difficulty understanding and concentrating on her fourth-grade study materials, Bhagya didn’t want to go…

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Once discouraged and embarrassed by her struggles, Bhagya now enjoys her studies and her life.