Katherine and her husband David work hard to provide for their three children. But some days, it isn’t enough. “The most difficult thing is that sometimes we don’t have enough money to buy what is most needed, which is food,” says David. Watch the video to learn how a Family Gift helped the family out of a tough spot.
Having enough to eat is a constant concern for our families.
Paying the rent or fixing a leaking roof greatly improves a family’s quality of life.
Providing educational support is key to the children’s future success.
Soap and cleaning supplies are critical to maintaining good health.
Because financial stress is the most urgent problem our families face, your gift will be delivered in the form of a gift card or voucher so that the family can use it for their specific needs.
Two families share how sponsorship support and the Family Gift fund helped them cope with the challenges they face raising their children in poverty.
Rosa and her husband live with their eight children in a house that has just two rooms and a roof with holes in it. When they can find work, the parents try to save a little for a rainy day.
“Like any humble family, we have many needs,” says Maria, a mother of eight in the Dominican Republic. Maria’s 9-year-old daughter, Eimy, dreams to someday “become a nurse, a dancer, an artist,” she says.
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