Nithin

At just two years old, Nithin settled into his new life at El Shadai Children’s Home in Chennai, India. His mother, affected by HIV, had heard of this caring home through a local Christian social worker. Her desire for Nithin to be loved and taken away from the horrific abuse at the hands of his father led her to El Shadai. Shortly after bringing Nithin to live here, she passed away.  full story ›

Gayathri

These beautiful brown eyes have witnessed things no child should ever see. Just two years ago she watched as her father set her mother on fire. With her younger sister huddled closely next to her, Gaythari sat in her village hut for two days next to her mother’s body. Finally a neighbor found them. Now her eyes reflect the joy of being restored through the dependable love and care provided in the home of one of our orphanage partners in Chennai, India. Gaythari's and her sister’s somber heartaches have faded. full story ›

Fatima

This little ray of sunshine is Fatima, a spunky 8-year-old little girl who has found a life of love and care at the Good Shepherd’s Children’s Home in Honduras. Fatima’s story is like that of many of the poor children in Honduras: a story of poverty, neglect, and abandonment. full story ›

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Marta grew up in her beloved Ethiopia. Her childhood memories include riding a mule and having parents who wanted for her the best - an education. At fifteen she was married, and graduated at the top of her class at eight months pregnant. As a young lady she made a lasting impression on the King and his wife. read more ›

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