Profiles in Courage
“They tell me I will never get married.”
Those were the words uttered by Asmeen when she first met Anita, school teacher at the Bawana tuition center. When Asmeen was five years old she fell on the corner of a bed and her left eye got injured. Her family did not have the means to treat her properly so Asmeen lost her eye.
A child who has been a victim of shocking violence has to overcome many obstacles in this life. Such a child, through no fault of her own, has to struggle with guilt, fear, regret, and the never-ending question, “Why?” This is such a story.
Drug addiction can be destructive and even deadly.
"I want to go to school".Those were the words uttered by Shikha from the time she was a young child. Unfortunately, Shikha was raised in a traditional Indian family in the provincial city of
“Pol Pot’s army killed every member of my family. I have no one left,” says Mealea Tan as her husband, Dr. Kim Meng Tan, held his wife’s hand. Tears streamed down her face as she recounted this tragic episode of her life.