Reaching the lost and forgotten
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.
Prison Fellowship International announces a 40-month study to show the impact of Bible-based program, The Prisoner’s Journey, in prisons in Colombia, South Africa, and Nigeria.
Prison Fellowship International has partnered with the international development charity Tearfund International to produce a new edition of their Footsteps magazine on the topic of prisons.
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.
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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.
Daniel Van Ness, founder of the Centre for Justice & Reconciliation and leader of Sycamore Tree Project, shares his reflections on his life of service in restorative justice ministry with Prison Fellowship International.
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.
When a group of ex-prisoners walked into Stephen James’s prison and began sharing their stories of change, healing, and forgiveness, Stephen didn’t think he’d ever be one of them.
Ornella thought she would never forgive the prisoners who killed her family. Now she is teaching them about forgiveness.
Having observed the transformation in the lives of the prisoners he guards, Mr. Saihemba is eager to be a part of this ministry.