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Originally posted on the GHNI website A cluster of villages in the Holy Land which we call 10th Leper Village is the newest addition to GHNI’s Transformational Community Development (TCD) program. The people in this village cluster have endured generations of poverty resulted from lack of employment, health care, and education opportunities. Recent wars in […]
Originally posted on the GHNI website In many cultures, collecting daily water for the family falls under the job description of women or girls. In Afghanistan, this entails a hike of two or more miles in harsh winter conditions up and down a mountainside. In Nepal, a young girl may miss out on attending school […]
Transformation in Sri Lanka Village!
Our GHNI National Field Leader writes, “Lansantha and her husband, Sandanam, are residents of Nallathanniya. Their love bloomed to a marriage. They have three children of the ages 12, 11, and 2.
“When we first visited them, we were surprised to hear of their humble beginnings. They had a small hut covered with tarred sheet roof leaking in many places. They had only a few food items for sale. The average income per day was Rs.300 (about $3).