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The extra mile for a second chance

18-year-old Navoi is a beautiful girl from Tanzania, with an enormous amount of life experience. Dorcas first crossed paths with her some ten years ago….

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Salvation in War

Fleeing Syria’s brutal civil war, over one million people have sought safety in Lebanon – where refugees now represent a quarter of the population. Dorcas…

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”Water changed our village”

In Kenya, slums and remote villages often go without the water they need. With a population of 46 million, 41% still rely on contaminated water…

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Regaining Hope

Thirty years ago, Zoje and Skender were happily married in the town of Dojan in Tropojë, Albania. At that time, the country was in the…

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Wearing your period with pride

Have you ever been away during the heaviest day of your period, without tampons or sanitary towels? I’ve been there – peeking in toilets, searching…

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Former prisoner becomes shoemaker

‘I hope that one day I will be able to expand my company and teach others to become great shoemakers.’ James from Tanzania is a…

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Wood Carrier Discovers Her Talents

‘I had no choice but to take the job, even though I heard stories from other women that worried me. Lifting all the firewood gave…

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Care for Children with a Disability

The eleven year old Nesma used to be stuck at home. Her blindness caused her to barely ever step outside and her fear to be…

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Abdia Has Hope for the Future

This is Abdia. She is living with her three sons and five daughters in Meleb, Ethiopia. Until two years ago, it was difficult for Abdia…

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Women’s Rights in Egypt

Today, we celebrate International Women’s Day. Women’s rights are dear to our heart and are central in many of our programmes. One of our staff…

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