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CHINA

MY FIRST JOB Program - Breaking the cycle of poverty

Hualdntso has never been to school but she understands the value of education and wants to be able to send her daughter to school and also university. Hualdnotso’s dream for her daughter is that she will be well educated and able to get a good job and be self-sustainable.

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COMMUNITY MOBILISATION & EDUCATION

HOME VISITS changing lives in Nepal

1,675 families were visited throughout Captivating funded regions in Nepal during the January – March quarter by staff from our partners 3 Angels Nepal. These families are mostly from poor areas who are easy targets for exploitation and trafficking.

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A Future For Cheyang

Cheyang now has a second set of parents who do for her what her birth parents are not able to do – thanks to Paul and Susan. Cheyang’s dream was to become a nurse. Her dream has now begun and she is studying nursing at a vocational school. Her dream now is that when she graduates in 3 years time, she will be able to help her community while earning a good income to support herself and her family.

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70% increase in income for 96 families - FOREVER!

Now in our 3rd year of Greenhouse solutions in partnership with our wonderful friends at GPA Global, a family who receives one of our greenhouses will have the capacity to increase their cash income by an estimated RMB4,000 a year (70%). This is SIGNIFICANT, and results in many children going on to complete their schooling who would otherwise be rural school drop-outs.

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Breaking the cycle of disease in A Zhuang Village

43 village women have recently had the opportunity to attend a one day training program in their village of A Zhuang, which covered women’s health issues, infectious diseases and childcare. Many of these women have been living with various health concerns for many years.

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Determination and Practice = Success!

On the way back home all we talked about was what happened in the rolling place and we compared pain, bumps and bruises. When we see the rainbow, we forget what we have experienced before. The same is true of life; we fall and then get up. No matter what we do, we cannot be afraid of failure. Only through personal practice and hard work can we taste the joy of success! Roller skating left us so happy. Laughter is like a language and without any translation can move each other's heart.

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A New Year of Learning

A new year, a new semester. The 2017 school year is brand new and full of exciting promises for the future. Although there isn’t any winter vacation at the Seng Girls Vocational School, we are excited to start the 2017 school year.

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CAPTIVATING FOSTER FAMILY LOANS PROGRAMS

Baby at the door

Ben picked up this tiny baby boy and took him home to his wife Janet. Immediately, motherly instincts took over and Janet fed and dressed the baby. They spent weeks trying to find who the parents were, but no one came to claim him.

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