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The Answer to Her Prayers

MAI | January 2020 Newsletter

When insufficient income from the local coffee crops in a Ugandan village continued year after year, those who were able migrated to the cities. Only the poorer villagers, mostly households headed by women, were left behind. Miriam, our community hero for this month, was one of those who stayed. Miriam contacted the remaining people and […]

Stories

A Family Story of Hope

MAI | December 2019 Newsletter

Penelope and her two younger sisters live in a tiny house built above their grandparents’ home in El Ejido, Dominican Republic. From the busy street below, the girls climb a narrow spiral staircase that opens onto a small landing, which enters into a living space where their mother has a beauty shop. In the shop […]