VALERYN | Colombia

VALERYN | Colombia

Pictured: Valeryn from Itagüi, Colombia, just outside Medellín, stands in front of her home in one of the city’s shantytowns. Nine-year-old Valeryn’s father has been in prison for more than half of her life. He has served 5 of his 17-year sentence in La Dorada,...
KUNDA | Zambia

KUNDA | Zambia

Kunda Finds Acceptance Pictured: Three-year-old Kunda, Ndola, Zambia. At just 3, Kunda is already an outcast in his community. His neighbors laugh at him, and call him names. They throw garbage in his yard, and won’t let him go near their homes. It’s too much for...
DINESH | Nepal

DINESH | Nepal

Dinesh Reunites with his Father Ten-year-old Dinesh, in Nepal, had no one to provide for him after his father went to prison. His relatives rejected him and his mother—they refused to help or even speak to them. With no income and no support, life seemed hopeless and...
CHEAV | Cambodia

CHEAV | Cambodia

I’m No Longer Forsaken  Cheav, 68, is the father of ten children, six of whom still live at home. Since his wife is in prison, he is must act as both their father and mother. They live in a poor, rural village an hour outside Phnom Pehn, Cambodia. Their home is made...
CAMILA | Colombia

CAMILA | Colombia

She Has a Reason to Smile Now  Camila’s mother is in prison. While serving her sentence, she was introduced to the Prison Fellowship International’s child sponsorship program and immediately wanted to enroll her two daughters. Camila is nine-years-old and lives with...