Category | Child Story

Madiya Has Hope this Christmas

Madiya Has Hope this Christmas

Rejection. Disappointment. And always left behind. Those were the themes of little Madiya’s life. He was only six when his father left home, leaving his mother alone to raise him and his younger sister. Madiya’s grandparents enrolled him and his sister in the local... read more
Chinnak, The Egg Project, and Lifelong Change

Chinnak, The Egg Project, and Lifelong Change

So what happens when you give $36 so that a child in India can participate in the Egg Project for a year? Listen to Chinnak tell his story. He says, “Before coming to the Egg Project tutoring center, I used to make very poor grades.” “I ignored my studies and spent... read more
The Eyes of a Delhi Beggar Boy

The Eyes of a Delhi Beggar Boy

“Excuse me, ma’am, can I shine your shoes? I will shine your shoes for rupees.” I had just flown into the Dehli airport and was trying to stay with my team as we loaded onto our bus. “Rupees… please?” The little voice behind me persisted. I sighed and turned around.... read more
Asha: The Slum Girl Who Found Dignity

Asha: The Slum Girl Who Found Dignity

Asha carelessly swung her book bag in her hand while she walked home from school. Her dark hair was dirty and it shrouded her equally dark eyes. Asha looked down the slum street. It was littered in trash. Sewage ran down one side. Children played close to it, but no... read more