Aof's life was changed when God healed her from a chronic illness. Now she wants to bring hope to kids who love sport. Watch this video about her life from SIM's Sports Friends.

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Following the script her culture laid out for her, Prabhouti might have been married at twelve or thirteen and missed out on most of her education and the opportunities it would bring. Thanks to Chetna, her wedding day was a much happier - and later - affair. 

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AuthorSarah K.
CategoriesAsia, Main Page

The Bible talks about loving the oppressed – the widows and orphans, those who have suffered and have been treated unjustly. But what about loving the oppressors, the ones who have sinned against others? In Myanmar, the Bamar majority people are seen as oppressors and the perpetrators of some of the worst violations to human rights. These are the people Sandra and Tim want to share Jesus with. 

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AuthorDenise Poon
CategoriesAsia, Main Page

Caring for young women who have survived the sex trafficking industry is sometimes more screams and wailing than joy and gratitude. Experience at one aftercare home has taught Hiroko how facing the deep brokenness in our own hearts can be transformed into a deeper understanding of God.

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PATHFINDERS | STORIES OF BEGINNINGS

SIM Myanmar is the newest field in the Southeast Asian region, and "Tim", "Sandra", and their three young boys are the first family sent there by SIM. Very few have gone before them; Myanmar has historically been one of the most closed nations in the world – and Tim and Sandra talk about life for them in Myanmar. 

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Sports Friends has upped the ante this year: we want to see 10,000 youth attend our camps all around the world, from Peru to Kenya to Thailand. We can't do it without your help. Will you join us?

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For many years Prang's family has had no peace. They have been plagued by evil spirits who use many of Prang's relatives as mediums. But when Prang became a Christian a lot changed - for her and several people in her family.

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In an area of South Asia where opportunities for education are both scarce and expensive, the Allied Model School is a place where students and teachers can grow as individuals and give back to their communities. 

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Thai New Year, or Songkran, is known for its country-wide water fight. But there's something quieter, subtler and possibly more beautiful going on at this time of year away from the rowdy streets and many Thai churches are championing this simple way to honour the elderly among them. 

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AuthorChad Loftis
CategoriesAsia, Main Page

In a country of 17 million people, Deb serves as the only acting occupational therapist at SIM's Galmi Hospital in Niger. She has a passion for equipping Nigeriens to meet their own people's treatment needs.

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LENT SERIES | STORIES FROM CHETNA

“I’m the only person for one thousand people,” Kiran reflects seriously. “But if I know how to help, then that responsibility isn’t heavy. I haven’t learned something worth learning until I can share it with at least twenty-five people.”

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LENT SERIES | STORIES FROM CHETNA

Abha and her family were terrified. “We’re poor people. What do we know to keep two babies alive?” her mother-in-law lamented. At night, lying on her bamboo mat on their hard dirt floor, Abha wondered how one could even hold two babies at the same time. They had never known anyone who’d kept twins alive through the extra care and economic investment they required.

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LENT SERIES | STORIES FROM CHETNA

What Saroj’s new wife’s family didn’t tell him was that she had a boyfriend in another village of whom they disapproved. They were hoping to get her married off to prevent her from running off with the other boy and so forced her to marry Saroj. It didn’t work. Fifteen days after they’d married, she ran off with her boyfriend anyway.

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