“We were forced to flee. We couldn’t bring anything from our house. The day we left, I saw things I had never seen.”
The garden has been such a success that the family now employs 5 to 7 people. World Vision provided training, seeds, and a generator for irrigation.
“For a moment of time, I can forget about the pain we went through in Burma during the violence. Here I can talk and share my sufferings with other women.”
Both family separation and detention — unaccompanied or as a family — have proven toxic for children’s overall development and long-term well-being.
More than 28 million children were forced to leave their homes in 2016 alone. Unfortunately, these numbers are a part of a growing trend.
This significant level of funds helps ensure that millions of girls who are out-of-school because of conflicts or disaster are not left behind.
“I spent time connecting with two families about life in the camp, their thoughts about the future, and the challenges they faced.”
As a Christian organization, we believe God calls us to be His co-workers in defending the vulnerable, the marginalized, and the powerless.
We promise that calling your members of Congress isn’t scary and is actually pretty easy. Your advocacy on these bills matters now more than ever.
For Kheir and Mhamad, school had a different meaning than it holds for many children. It was not just a place for education; it was a getaway, a place where they could live their childhood.