Child Sponsorship Sparked Career Opportunities for this Family

Nitesh’s job may involve playing with fire, but don’t worry – he’s built a business and a reputation as an expert in just that.   In fact, as a metal fabricator, he finds his passion for the trade grows stronger each day.   But building a successful business took a lot of blood, sweat, and dare we …

Sonu’s Walk to Success

If you thought Chalice was only there for sponsored children, well, think again.  Since the early days of Chalice, we’ve been working to help both sponsored and non-sponsored children around the world live fulfilling lives. Sonu, a non-sponsored young man living near our Assam site, is one of them.  Born into a family that struggled …

A Tale of Three Tailors

If you ever take a trip to India (post-COVID-19, of course), you might find three women living near our Tamil site. Though they come from very different backgrounds, they all have one thing in common.  Ms. Selvi’s father died not long ago, and she lives in a thatched house with her mother, older brother and …

One Family, Double the Entrepreneurs

Coming from an entrepreneurial family, it’s no surprise Yosebu ended up running a business of his own.  But let’s rewind. He lives near our Mangalagiri site in India, and has two brothers and one sister. Growing up, times were tough. Yosebu’s father struggled to support all his children, so his daughter’s generous Chalice sponsor became …

Chalice Supporters Made One Family’s Life ‘Beautiful’

Picture Jesmolita, the eldest daughter of three siblings, living near our Orissa site in India. She and her family lived in a small old house, striving to get by on a humble budget.   In short, it was challenging – at one point, they couldn’t even afford adequate food and clothing. A good education was an …

Sponsorship Spells Success for Surya

Bleak and desolate.   That’s how Surya felt after his father passed away when he was just 13 years old. Left living in a rental home with only his ailing mother and younger brother, the future looked hopeless.  The Chalice Tamil site, however, wasn’t very far from where Surya lived. Soon, he grew acquainted with the site staff, and was accepted …

Full Bellies for Families

Annamary, a sponsored child, lives near our Assam site in India. Her home is on top of a hill, where she lives with her younger sister and brother, and their parents. Her mother has been sick for seven years, while her father is a daily wage labourer.   In their circumstances, Annamary’s parents often found it challenging to provide for the family.   COVID-19 flipped the world upside down, and the effects …

Sasmita Makes a New House Home

At Chalice’s Orissa site in India, many have scant access to educational and medical resources. For women, girls and migrant workers, it’s even more challenging. Illiteracy is high in the area. Living nearby is Sasmita, a young woman from a hard-working family that’s been through some tough times. Sasmita grew up with two sisters, and …