helping children in Africa

A Brighter Future: How Solar Power Is Changing the Lives of Hundreds of Children in Uganda

For those of us who have easy access to electricity, our lives revolve around it.

 
You wake up in the morning and check your phone, which is plugged in and charging. You walk into your kitchen and plug in your toaster and coffee maker to start making breakfast. You go into your bathroom, turn on the light, and brush your teeth with your electric toothbrush. And your day has just started.

 

Saved from Slavery: Ava and Ethan's Story

When nine-year-olds Ava and Ethan* came to our Children’s Homes in Malawi, they had just escaped a nightmare. They were in the hands of a human trafficker.

Ava and Ethan didn’t know each other, but they shared the same heartbreaking story. Abandoned by their mothers, they lived with grandmothers who struggled to care for them.

How Can a Little Bar of Soap Be So Powerful?

“[I] am so afraid of cholera,” said 13-year-old Naphiri. “It comes when you eat without washing hands. The result of cholera may be death,” she added, terror overshadowing her usually cheerful face.

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