In our Karala sponsor site, high drop-out rates and illiteracy diminish employment and other opportunities in the organized sector. Without employment, families struggle to support their children basic needs.
Through the ‘While We Wait’ fund, the child and their family can begin participating in the program from the moment they’re enrolled.
Having your own house in a developing country is mostly impossible. Mathani, her husband, and 5 children lived in a deficient house near our Nellore site in India. The family constantly worried about the rain, insects – or even reptiles – coming into their little hut. Their house required extensive repairs that the family could …
As the eldest sister, Vanessa felt a duty to help her family financially. But first, she had to redefine what success meant.
Our families in our Tondo sponsor site in the Philippines faced two tremendous issues: malnutrition and poor dental health.
Farida learned to be persistent, brave, and grateful during her journey. When Farida was a small child, her parents passed away, and she spent some time on the streets until being rescued by a kind family. Although it wasn’t easy, she overcame those difficulties and now she is married with four children and works hard …
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 …
Most houses in the Samar site are flimsy structures made of light materials. This means that when typhoons or low-pressure storms hit the Philippines during the rainy season, houses are extremely susceptible to damage or collapse.
Kavisree is two years old, and is the daughter of Sathish, a Skills @ Chalice faculty member in our Madurai sponsor site. When not teaching with Skills @ Chalice, Sathish has been doing freelance work to support his two daughters, his wife, and his widowed mother.
Ranju is the proud mother of Pronami and Dharitri, both Chalice-sponsored students. She has been suffering from severe stomach pain since January and has been diagnosed as a uterine tumour.