Featured Stories

Sumana’s people clung to their identity but wanted to prosper in the world evolving around them. With only 30 percent of the population literate, education was the key to unlocking a future for her people.

Chasing Education for Her Sister’s Future

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"Sumana’s people clung to their identity but wanted to prosper in the world evolving around them. With only 30 percent of the population literate, education was the key to unlocking a future for her people." Sumana helped her parents pack up for the move to the city and...

Even though many countries have passed legislation for widow's protection, centuries of tradition are notoriously difficult to uproot.

Widow’s Heaven-sent Roommate

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The day 23-year-old Sadhri buried her husband, she was blindsided by the news that her father-in-law was also dead. In a culture where a woman’s social standing is contingent on the men of the family, Sadhri, unmoored from the security of a husband and his father, feared the...

God’s forgiveness continued to work in Sundar, bringing about the birth of a missionary heart, answering his father's cherished wish.

The Birth of a Missionary

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"God’s forgiveness continued to work in Sundar, bringing about the birth of a missionary heart, answering his father's cherished wish." One chilly Tuesday, a blind baby boy was born into an impoverished, illiterate family in a remote village tucked into the foothills of the Himalayas. The parents loved...

9 year old Suhana stood in her bride dress, her child face masked under heavy kohl eye liner, & the red powder signals adult rite of marriage

Child Bride Grows Up Next to a Jesus Well

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Nine-year-old Suhana stood in her bridal dress, her childish face masked under heavy kohl eye liner, and the red powder on her forehead signaling her entrance into the adult rite of marriage. Her young husband, closer to adulthood than herself, placed a floral garland around her neck. After...

Learn how to help communities seek Christ, by providing permanent church buildings for worship – an investment in the lives of many, for eternity.

Magnifying the Praise of God

GFA Featured Story: May 2020

Jiva sat outside her home with her husband, Vahaan, distractedly washing dishes. Pain and severe discomfort from her illness typically preoccupied her mind, but not right now—the words and songs coming from a nearby building captured her full attention. Vahaan listened intently, too, then he uttered a short...

The neglected girl spent her days playing in the mud, creating a world where a girl had her mommy & a kitchen filled with food, a world she wished she knew.

Neglected Girl Replaces Mud Canvas with Paper, Pencils

GFA Featured Story: May 2020

The tarp walls of Divena’s home could not contain the sound of her mom and dad’s constant arguments. When her mother suddenly left to be with another man, the house fell silent. Three-year-old Divena and her older brother never saw their mother again. Divena’s father, a truck driver,...

Discussing a family's struggle with poverty, & the Gospel for Asia gift distribution bringing the miracle of a brand-new sewing machine.

A Miracle for an Ambitious Daughter

GFA Featured Story: May 2020

Vinaya sat with other believers during a prayer meeting, mulling over her family’s problems. She knew Jesus cared about their needs—and that His power could change their situation. Finally, she opened her mouth and told her prayer group about her family’s private financial issues. Her husband, Rachit, lovingly...

As the film progressed, his mood changed from that of seeking entertainment to one of deep contemplation. This movie was not what he expected...

Hearts Changed Before the Credits Rolled

GFA Featured Story: April 2020

Paritosh excitedly sat down with his wife and other members of his community. They were about to enjoy a special treat that evening: a movie. As the film progressed, however, Paritosh’s mood changed from that of seeking entertainment to one of deep contemplation. This movie was not what...

As a result, many people contracted waterborne illnesses, or they became dehydrated because there wasn’t enough clean water to drink.

Enough for Everyone

GFA Featured Story: March 2020

Garjan watches groups of people from neighboring villages come on bikes to fill large vessels with water from the main well in his village. Instead of frustration that other people are taking his village’s resources, Garjan sees these people with compassion—and empathy. He wishes they didn’t have to...