As a mother who grew up in extreme poverty, Florence doesn’t shy away from truth, even when it’s difficult. She was married and by the time she was 33 years old, she was a widow. She and her four young children lived in rural Kenya, near Chalice’s Mikinduri sponsor site.
“In our school, our girls are facing a lot of challenges,” says Ephel, a teacher at Nelson Mandela Secondary school in Chalice’s Mbinga site, Tanzania.
Our site directors have their unique call from God, but they all follow the same path of helping people who are in need.
In Ghana, the dry seasons have been longer this year while the fertile rainy seasons have shortened. In rural northern Ghana where Bu Roman Catholic Primary School is located– which is attended by many sponsored students from our Nandom site. Due to its rural location, the school faces many challenges and access to water has …
This time, we’re sharing our top 5 ‘Ways to Celebrate’ Spring is here at last! The warmer months bring many reasons to celebrate and share gifts with our friends and loved ones. Chalice’s gift catalogue is your best place to find gifts for the baby showers, Baptisms, weddings, birthdays, and graduations you have on your …
A child and their family benefit through sponsorship in many ways. For instance, helping to restore a home. This was the case for Stephen’s family. Stephen is 79 years old and is the guardian of his two young grandchildren. They lived in a house without a proper floor, stable roof, or even a firm foundation …
One of the communities our Meru site in Kenya serves is Kangeta and the population relies on small-scale agriculture and animal husbandry. Unfortunately, the rainfall amount they receive each year classifies the region as “semi-arid.” This leads to water shortages and travel long distances for families in search of water.
When you “Join My Journey,” God transforms your life through love. In today’s featured journey, we learn about compassion, generosity, transformation, hope, and gratitude. This journey wouldn’t be possible without you, the Chalice community, and Chalice in Schools. Because of you, there is hope in our sites.
The Mombasa site works in a community called Kikambala, which has a relatively high proportion of elderly men and women. These elders were kept from accessing basic education, and they are in turn unable to teach their children literacy skills. As a result, there are generations of low-literacy adults in their community.
“Once more Christmas season has motivated Neema site to draw pictures of love and charity to the children of God,” writes Sr Mary-Grace, director of the Tanzanian sponsor site.