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Unlikely Pen Pals

August 12, 2021


Once a month, a woman in East Texas sends a letter to a little girl in Sri Lanka. The two are separated by oceans, continents, decades...
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A father’s will to provide

June 17, 2021


Like most people with HIV/AIDS in South Africa, Shadrack Mvelase receives a disability pension. But it is not enough for a single father raising...
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“No one should be alone.”

May 20, 2021


May is National Foster Care Month. CERI is part of the global movement to grow foster care around the world. Here’s the story of one mom making...
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Not an Easy Life, but a Full One

March 26, 2021


For Daniela, being a single mother comes with the tough decision of what to prioritize: money or food? Both take time—and time is hard to...
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I gave, Jesus multiplied

March 20, 2021


It wasn’t the super organized mom who packs lots of snacks that saved the day. It wasn’t the wealthy businessman from the village...
Father’s Change of Heart Changes Girl’s Future

Father’s Change of Heart Changes Girl’s Future

January 27, 2021


Nakeem*, a Rohingya living in a refugee settlement in India, grew up in a society where men take care of matters outside the home and...
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CERI works with leaders to protect thousands of orphans

November 11, 2020


A few weeks ago, while the western world slept, the government of India ordered 250,000 children to be taken out of orphanages and placed in...
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South Africa: Where the Pandemic Never Ended

October 23, 2020


The impacts of COVID-19 on the health and economies of each nation the virus has touched are significant. Yet as members of a shared world...

More Than a Grandparent

September 11, 2020


Like many Sri Lankan women, Shanthaledchumi married at a young age. Though she was legally a child when she became pregnant...

CERI proposes strategies for ensuring South Asian children grow in families

August 26, 2020


South Asia is home to 25% of the world’s population. The region’s cultural complexity, as well as socio-economic and human rights...