Stories

These are not stories of people in poverty. These are stories of people who overcame poverty.

In 2019, we selected 20 amazing nonprofits that are effectively helping the global poor. Then, we interviewed one person impacted by each organization. Here are their stories, told in their own voices.

Health

“I couldn’t do anything when my eyes went dark.” Adama

Surgeries

“I woke up at the hospital.” Kika Sansago

Health Systems

“I used to have typhoid every year.” Maya Chaudary

Clean Water

“My name is Sarah Wambui Mwaniki.”

HIV/AIDS

Education

“I didn’t have a chance to go to secondary school.” Justin Hiari

Build Schools

“My name is Alexandra Montel.”

The Left Behind

“We started the school without a single cent.” Eddy Galvez

Resource Schools

“My name is Jolie Sifa Kpaka.”

Future Leaders

Safety

“They called me and told me, ‘You are free.’” Claire Hababu

Slaves

“You can become whatever you want.” Al

Refugees

“I want to live beautifully.” Venilla Mani

Burn Victims

“I was sentenced to death.” Morris Kaberia

Prisoners

Capital

“I understand it now. That’s the way Jesus treats people.” Vadim Dashko

Savings & Loans

“We are Femmina Uganda.” Carol Nakisiozi and Joanitah Kajoba

Startups

“My name is Kelvin Bob-Manuel.”

Employment

“The future has to be imagined.” Jose Luis

Small Businesses

Ministry

“I grew up in a culture that promotes FGM.” Dorcus Parit

Vulnerable Children

“My name is Bahati Zabibu.”

Missionaries

“I grew up in an abusive family.” Yuliana Gombo

Remote Villages

“First of all, I want to thank the Lord.” Balkisu Djafara

Unreached Children

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