Gida’s Story

I'm a deaf 35 year old woman with two children.  I'm also HIV positive.  I was raped twice by the same man.  It happened when I was working as a carpenter's assistant. The men used to come up to me and ask for sexual favors.  I rejected them.  At the time, I couldn't communicate using …

Leaving

  “You’re leaving?” “Yes.” “Why?” “Last night, I dreamed about a tree with beautiful carvings on its trunk.  Carvings were used to preserve the heritage and identity of the indigenous people.   The dream showed me that I need embrace my culture again.” “So, you’re leaving me because of the dream?” “No, I’m leaving because I’m …

Prisha’s Calling

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven - Matthew 5:16 I read Prisha's story and was touched by the love and compassion she and the other women missionaries showed the people of Punya Basti.  The village was ready for harvest but there …

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