“My grandmother treated me like a slave,” Emily says. “She drank a lot and screamed at me. I couldn’t work on my studies at all. She said my parents never sent her any money, so I had to pay her back for feeding me. She said I couldn’t go to school anymore, and that made me sad.” Emily uses her purple t-shirt to rub the tears out of her eyes.
Vitaliy is sixteen-years-old. He is from a Roma family in Ukraine, where he faces social stigma and widespread poverty. Unlike most of his community, Vitaliy’s parents knew the importance of their son getting an education. They just did not have the finances to make it possible. They struggled to make ends meet and keep food on the table. They knew their son’s potential was being stunted.
Elen was five-years-old when she hugged her dad, kissed him on the cheek, and watched him walk out the door. She didn’t realize it was for the very last time. He was not coming back. She felt lost until finding hope at an Orphan’s Promise training center.
Samson is a young boy living in an at-risk situation in Nairobi, due to his family’s poverty. Thanks to Orphan’s Promise and Missions of Hope, he and his family are finding success despite their difficult surroundings
Stepan is a young man from Ukraine, who is a graduate of our Successful Youth Club in Ternopil. He has overcome difficult beginnings to find success!
Ahmad is a young Syrian boy whose family was forced to flee home due to violence in their country. They settled in Jordan, but are very poor and struggle to survive. Ahmad began attending a local OP education project and his life began to change.
A woman from the Bronx, NY who is raising her young son and her grandson, but struggled to provide for them. A local outreach supported by Orphan’s Promise has provided the boys, and their Grandmother with hope and a special Christmas.
against stacked odds Jamal is a 2nd grade student at a Missions of Hope International (MOHI) Center, an incredible outreach supported by Orphan’s Promise in Korogocho, Kenya. He joined the center in 2014 at the Nursery level and has been consistent in school attendance despite some difficult family challenges that caused him to repeat a… Read more »
Young children from disadvantaged backgrounds are finding hope and healing through an after school music program in Fortaleza Brazil.
Feza is a young girl whose family was devastated by the war, when her father was killed. Her mother became ill and Feza and her five siblings were left without hope. When she entered an Orphan’s Promise project, she found a new chance at life, and dreams of becoming a nurse some day.
Two young sisters in Georgia began attending weekly Orphan’s Promise outreaches in their community, and their lives began to change. They received love and care and help preparing for school. They are full of joy now!
We’re transforming the lives of young refugee children in Lebanon by offering them opportunities for education which are opening their hearts to dream about the future.
Huyen was a bright young girl with aspirations for her future, but at a young age she thought she’d have to give up on her dreams because her family was so poor. She entered an Orphan’s Promise project, and soon her dreams became realities!