Nov 11

Denise’s Gift Equips Young Women

ADRA is honoured by individuals who choose to leave a long-lasting legacy through  a gift in their Will. After her passing, ADRA was honoured to receive a meaningful gift from the estate of supporter, Denise, whose only wish was that the money be used to help those in need.   Through Denise’s generosity, beneficiaries …

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May 11

From a ‘nobody’ to a ‘somebody’ – Wilson’s Story

“I thought I was a ‘nobody’. Now I know I’m a ‘somebody.’” – Wilson Crouched over in the dirt, Wilson is surrounded by chickens. As Wilson goes about his work, there is no wiping the smile off his face. Those chickens changed his life. Wilson was born and raised in …

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May 19

The Pickle Sisters

“Before we did not come out of the house,” says Mina, one of three Nepalese women who together are known as the ‘Pickle Sisters.’ “We just had to do housework, cut grass and collect firewood.”  Sadly, the story is the same for many women in Nepal, with generational poverty and …

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Feb 26

Transformative Hope – August’s Story

August sits on the round wooden stool beside her mud brick house. Her four children are running around playing games nearby. She looks down at the bare earth ground, before looking up confidently. “I have my dreams for my children and what I want them to become in the future,” …

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Nov 20

Fighting Hunger

At eight years of age, Zira knows the pain of feeling hungry. And her mother knows the desperation of seeing her children starve and the shame of them being chased away from school. The family lives in a remove province in Zimbabwe and this is their story. A Daughter’s Story: …

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Oct 23

Blais’s Story

Blais sits relaxed in the plastic chair under his house. His wide grin reveals a friendly personality as he tells his story. It starts in another part of the Solomons: Choiseul Province, northwest Solomon Islands, where he was born. These days, Blais has a wife and two young girls, aged …

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Jun 17

Bopha Sun’s Story

Today, Bopha Sun is a happy and thriving woman—but three years ago, the picture was completely different. Bopha Sun grew up in a traditional farming community in Cambodia. When she was just 10 years old, her mother fell ill and Bopha Sun was forced out of school. Having missed out …

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