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From Desperation to Hope

The woman and her little extended family were alone, in a foreign country, critically poor, discovering a sickness that gets you rejected by the surrounding community, with a baby coming to a young and inexperienced mother and the danger of giving this new life the same sickness that the mother just discovered that she now has to deal with for the rest of her life.

Meet Ma Phyo – Program Graduate

Ma Phyo no longer receives nutrition support from The Charis Project. This is because she is now stronger physically, emotionally, mentally, and financially and ready to step forward to a better future for her children and family. "I always pray for you. And I want to say THANK YOU VERY MUCH. I’m very happy because of your help. Every night I pray, I pray for you, for the people who have helped my family."

A Family Almost Destroyed by Sickness

TinTin – Family Support Director

War War Lin

Mah Wai

Because We’re Parents

I can’t imagine giving up one of my children because I can’t afford to feed them

Homeless, again.

They are willing to live in something that we wouldn’t even classify as a building in order to get paid on time and not have to run from the police... We are working with these families to find long-term solutions.

Salaries and ATM Fees

It occurred to me that my "nominal" fee was more than this mom could make in an entire day working

Meet Chawsu

Less than a year ago Chawsu was deciding whether or not to send her small children away... we helped her start a small business instead

When Abandoning Your Kids Seems Like the Right Thing To Do

Children's homes should always be considered a temporary solution.
poverty

What Poverty Is Really Like