Stand By Me

"Mum, mum, I can hear!"

Colombia Wednesday, 05 December 2018

Looking after our kids’ health is vital to their wellbeing and happiness so we carry out regular health checks for our kids. A health team visited our Emmanuel Care Centre to give every child a health check.

Spread some joy with a pair of shoes

Tuesday, 04 December 2018

Last year every child in our care experienced the excitement of receiving a brand new pair of shoes for their Christmas gift but their shoes are now too small. This year we want to purchase every child in our care a new pair of shoes. 

New kids join the Stand by Me family

Ethiopia Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Stand by Me exists to change the lives of the children in our care, then to reach out and rescue more. This year we’ve been able to rescue 80 children in Ethiopia and welcome them into our Stand by Me schools in Dembi Dollo and Bekoji.

Meaningful gifts for your loved ones

Tuesday, 06 November 2018

With your help, we can make this Christmas the best one yet. Gifts, large or small, make a world of difference to our children, providing them with a great education, keeping them healthy, filling them with joy and helping them to know they are cared for and loved by God.

Meet Mersayit

Ethiopia, Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Meet 9 year old Mersayit. She lives in Ethiopia with her mum and sister. She's playful, helpful and always smiling. Mersayit's life is similar to that of many kids in Ethiopia, no bed, no toilet and no toys to play with. 

Bethany School gives Sunita better prospects

Nepal, Friday, 05 October 2018

Sunita lives in the Khairang, Nepal. She came to the Khairang with her mother and they have made their home near the Stand by Me Bethany School to allow Sunita the chance of an education.

Guest Blog: A short visit to Guacamayal

Colombia, Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Bethany shares her experience of visiting Guacamayal, Colombia and meeting the children at our Emmanuel Care Centre. 

Relieving Galane’s worries

Ethiopia, Thursday, 13 September 2018

Galane has dreams and hopes just like all kids, but Galane carries the burden of living with HIV. We aim to remove all of the obstacles preventing children from reaching their dreams. Galane is now part of our HIV Food Programme and her health worries are relieved. 

Rescue kids in Ethiopia

Ethiopia, Saturday, 25 August 2018

Families in Ethiopia are trapped in poverty by the crippling burdens of malnutrition, lack of healthcare, early death, HIV and child labour. Despite the insurmountable challenges, Stand by Me is lifting families out of poverty and helping over 900 children achieve their dreams.

Child sponsorship helps kids to feel chosen

Romania, Wednesday, 22 August 2018

We can’t emphasise enough just how much having a sponsor means to our kids. But Cami, our Romania Director, has seen firsthand the joy of sponsorship and the lasting difference it makes in a child’s life.

The opportunity of an education for Neesha

Nepal, Wednesday, 08 August 2018

Neesha's situation is similar to many families in the Khairang and like many children, Neesha never had the chance to go to school. Today, Neesha attends the Khairang Bethany School and walks every day with one of her sisters.

Mothers begin to bake

Colombia, Wednesday, 01 August 2018

To give families in Colombia the means to improve their lives for the long term, our care centre has been running self-sufficiency courses. One of the courses has been to teach the mothers of our children baking and pastry-making.

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