Sughra lost her three children and her husband. Widows like Sughra are hoping for a miracle. That’s where you can help.
The story of an orphaned girl whose dream came true. Thanks to your help. School is a gift not all children will appreciate. In some cases, attending school five days a week may feel like a major injustice to them. Meanwhile, in the Makri district of Muzaffarabad in Pakistan, Sehrish Siddique could only dream of going to school. Now a qualified teacher, Sehrish was once an orphaned child whose mother couldn’t afford to send her to school. Sehrish reflects on her journey and how Orphan Sponsorship changed her life.
10-year-old orphan Jahan Ara lives in the District of Sunsara, Nepal with her mother and her older sister, Fatima. Though life is difficult throughout the entire year, Winter is the most difficult to survive.
When we met Ehsaan he told us how his older brother was working on fixing his bike so that he could travel 800m into town to work, he mentioned how watching his brother scared him…
Khadija Abdi moved into an IDP camp with her mother and four children, after she lost her husband. IDP camps are overflooded with refugees and are known for their lack of hygiene,
Idrissa is the youngest of his four siblings, and the only one who grew up not knowing who his father was. When Idrissa’s father died, his family refused to help support Idrissa’s mother.
In 2011, his father suffered a fatal heart attack, leaving Anees, his mother (Kousar Parveen) and sister (Zainab Noor) to look after each other.The family suffered financial hardship
She lives in Rajshahi, Bangladesh.Nine years ago her father died from cancer leaving her mother, Tajema to care for Khadija and her eight year old sister, Shirin. Shortly after her husband’s passing,
Simran Imran lives in Chawinda, Pakistan with her mother and brother. Simran was very young when her father passed away through cancer. The family were facing financial problems
Noor Hassan is nine years old and resides in Jharkhand, India. He lives with his mum, brother and sister. He was two years old when his father died from an illness.
Bakar, a 14-year-old boy from Somalia, had been struck by grief twice in his life when his father and step-father passed away from treatable illnesses.His mother, Mumina, travelled 30km
Sabreena is the first of her family to go to college and loves nothing more than her studies. After being orphaned at a young age Sabreena’s mother was helpless and almost pulled her out of school,
Ibtesam Altarabilsy lives in North Gaza-Beit Lahia in Palestine with his mother, 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Ibtesam was attending school before receiving sponsorship but now due to your support Ibtesam is doing very well and is studying at university.
We met Daddy Mammy Coker. He is 15 years old and a perfect student in his school. He wants to be a lawyer when he grows up and his main interest is of course football.
In 2014, a member of our team came across Zakirullah when he visited a bakery in Kabul. This young 10-year-old was washing, cleaning, and carrying big pots with his tiny hands. Our team member asked why he wasn’t at school.
Ramatu lives in Sierra Leone with her grandmother and two younger sisters. Ramatu lost her father in 2015 when he contracted the Ebola Virus and sadly passed away shortly after diagnosis
Suraiya is now back in education as her school fees are now paid for, and she and her family are now less stressed as they know where their next meal is coming from.
usupha is the mother of 4 children. Yusupha’s husband passed away in 2015 from a stroke after this, she became a widow and her children became orphans.
He lives in Nepal with his mother and four siblings. Four years ago his father had a fatal heart attack, leaving his mother to take care of the family. Without a breadwinner and any wages, the family were unable to afford basics such as food and clothing.