Children of prisoners in Zimbabwe are celebrating after Prison Fellowship Zimbabwe successfully lobbied to overturn a prison visitation ban—a breakthrough decision for children of prisoners under the age of 18 who were not permitted to visit their parents in prison.
After an eight-year separation, Precious was reunited with her father in prison. Until now, Zimbabwean law did not permit children under 18 to visit anyone in prison—even their parent.
Nine-year-old Valeryn survives life without her father in the dangerous shantytowns of Colombia. Child sponsorship is bringing her family hope and help and strength.
At just 3 years old, Kunda was an outcast in his community. Neighbors mocked him and threw garbage in his yard. Now his home is a place of solace and acceptance, and his family’s faith has been strengthened.
Ten-year-old Dinesh, in Nepal, had no one to provide for him after his father went to prison. Now he’s reunited with his father, and knows the love of his Heavenly Father too.
With his wife in prison and 10 children to care for, Cheav was losing hope. But now he’s grateful for the help he received.
Camila was very reserved and quiet. But now she is outgoing and interactive, enjoying the activities offered to her through the child sponsorship program.
Nehala, a child of a prisoner in India, demonstrates compassion to someone even less fortunate than herself.
Theoneste, in Rwanda, and his family could barely keep food on their table. Now, they have reassurance that nothing is impossible with God.
Serge and his brothers were helpless and alone, but now have hope, healing, and a second chance.