Blog Posts

Yoselin, 10 years old, was waiting for this day for two years, the day she finally got a home. She had been living in a one-room shelter with her two brothers, Kevin and Rogelio Alejandro, and her...
Hadija is a grandmother living in a rural town in Niger, a very poor landlocked West African nation. She has suffered from asthma for 12 years, and has had little relief because she did not have...
Sara is a single mom to 10-year-old fraternal twin girls, Veronica and Amanda. They are a small, loving family that has faced their fair share of struggles. They are victims of domestic violence and...
Catalina spends her days worrying about how to feed her seven children and two grandchildren. Her husband, Virgilio, farms beans and corn to support the family, but over the last three years, they...
November 29, 2016   What is #GIVINGTUESDAY? We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday,...
By: Rosalina Carapia My name is Rosalina and I was born in Ensenada, Baja California. My father left us when I was very young and my mother had to go to work to support me and my five brothers. This...
A year into the war, twenty-five of Victor’s family members were killed right before his eyes, when bombs hit a family reunion in northern Syria. Victor and his wife decided to flee to Turkey with...
By: Jenna Montgomery, Communications Manager for IRT Today is the best day of Mari’s life. She is about to receive a gift beyond her wildest dreams – a house. The 16ft x 20ft house with a loft, a...
This is Fuentes del Valle – a newly formed community of 150 families in Tijuana, Mexico. Even though life is challenging here, families in this community believe they have more opportunities than...
a surgical story in pictures   Meet Wendy, a sweet and shy teenager from Honduras. She loves to spend time doing what most 16-year-olds anywhere in the world love to do – hang out with...
Meet Jamil Vasquez, a lively five-year-old boy from rural Honduras. His favorite thing in the world is his Finding Nemo toy that brings him immense comfort. Jamil has been sick for the last nine...