Changes for good

One child and his family are seeing a brighter future through StarKids’ projects helping vulnerable children in Vietnam. “I feel lucky because I’m a sponsored child,” says 14-year-old Khanh. My life has changed a lot.” Khanh, a student in a mountainous province of Vietnam, is…

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Growing an education

Thanks to the support of StarKids, women like May are able to successfully farm. May is 36-year-old woman from a small village in East Sumba, where she lives with her husband and children. With so little water available, subsistence farming in this area is extremely…

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Hope after hardship

StarKids donations helped this young family in Vietnam overcome adversity. After years suffering from diabetes, Cai’s husband passed away in 2015, leaving her to raise two small daughters. Even before this tragedy, the family struggled to grow enough rice on their small farm to last…

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Back in school and ready to dream

Thirteen-year-old Yeat is studying hard so he can attend university. It’s his dream. But until recently, his future looked very different. One of five children, Yeat lives in a remote rice-farming community in Cambodia’s Preah Vihear province. A few years ago, his parents were struggling…

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Growing better fortunes in Myanmar

Vegetable gardens are helping families transform their children’s futures In Myanmar, U Maung Pe is watering his garden. Packed with leafy seasonal crops and veggies, the garden isn’t just a source of pride for the father of two – it’s helping to send his children…

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How students in Thailand are addressing child violence

In Thailand’s mountainous Chiang Rai Province, students are working together to end child violence. As part of a StarKids-funded program, Thai and ethnic minority students aged 10-12 came together to brainstorm ways to promote child protection. Their idea? Spread the word. Sixth-grader Chart suggested displaying…

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How nutrition clubs are empowering women in Vietnam

Small things can spark big change. In Trà Bồng district in southern Vietnam, one woman is supporting the health of children in her community through a unique business model. A few years ago, Yến was struggling. Job shortages forced her husband to take on seasonal…

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Growing skills

StarKids is helping farmers like Agustinus better provide for their families In a village on the island of Flores, Indonesia, Elis is a junior high-school girl with a big dream. “I want to be a village midwife so I can help my community,” she says….

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Support for childhood

With help from StarKids, families in Thailand are being equipped with techniques for raising healthy and happy children. Namtan is excelling at school as head of her kindergarten class. But it wasn’t always like this. In Thailand’s rice planting season, her parents Prateep and Kornkaeo…

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A house to be proud of

StarKids helped Daw Cho start her own business and provide for her children.   In a village just outside of Yangon, Myanmar, Daw Cho sits by her house folding the clothes that she sells. It’s a small wooden house, but it’s much better than the…

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