NEHALA | India

NEHALA | India

Nehala Offers a Friend the Same Mercy Shown Her Ten-year-old Nehala stands tall. She is poised with kindness and grace, though she has many reasons not to be. Nehala is an innocent victim of crime—a child of a prisoner. Her father is serving time for his involvement...
THEONESTE | Rwanda

THEONESTE | Rwanda

Reassured that Nothing is Impossible with God Theoneste’s father is in prison and his mother suffers from a mental illness, which leaves her often confused and keeps her housebound. The weight of the family now rests on Theoneste’s older sister Jaqueline. She dropped...
SERGE | Rwanda

SERGE | Rwanda

No Longer Helpless and Alone  Serge never imagined his father would be taken to prison. His world collapsed. He and his brothers relied on his mother for care and comfort, and frequently asked her to take them to visit their father in prison. Sometimes, she would take...
SAMBATH & KAKADA | Cambodia

SAMBATH & KAKADA | Cambodia

From Insecure to Secure Ten-year-old Sambath and five-year-old Kakada live in a poor section of a small village just outside Phnom Pehn, Cambodia. They are growing up without the presence of a father, because he is in prison. Kakada has only known his father from...
OPPORTUNE | Rwanda

OPPORTUNE | Rwanda

“I would have Called it Luck” Opportune’s mother Mujawamariya Goreth is a seamstress and struggles to support them both on her meager income, as her husband is in prison. Goreth wants to give her child everything she needs to thrive—especially a good education. But at...
ARAGEL | Cambodia

ARAGEL | Cambodia

She Wants to be a Star Aragel was born in a prison while her mother served time. Her mother has since been released, but eight-year-old Aragel’s father is still in prison. With her mother’s past, and her father gone, this makes life a struggle and they often were...