Tag: stories of hope

Stories of Hope: Farming for change

‘If we reduce human beings to being simply physical – as Western thought is prone to do – our poverty alleviation efforts will tend to focus on material solutions. But if we remember that humans are spiritual, social, psychological, and physical beings, our poverty-alleviation efforts will be more holistic in […]

Stories of Hope: Children belong in families

‘Father to the fatherless, defender of widows—this is God, whose dwelling is holy. God places the lonely in families…’ — Psalm 68:5 Children were created to be in families. That is God’s design and, according to Psalm 68:5, His desire. Unfortunately, statistics show that this is not the reality for […]

Stories of Hope: A unique brotherhood for boys

When we hear the word “brotherhood”, the connotation might not always be positive as it is often associated with gangsterism. There is, however, a different kind of brotherhood, united through a Christian foundation and ethos.  Calling Academy is a low-fee independent school that provides high-quality education to boys from low-income […]