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A brand new training center that teaches sewing and cosmetology is changing the lives of women in Pakistan

Sewing to survive

A brand new training center that teaches sewing and cosmetology is changing the lives of women in Pakistan
YOUHANABAD, Pakistan – For Kiran, learning how to sew is changing her life one stitch at a time.

A young mother attempting to break free of an abusive home, Kiran dreams of the day she can successfully provide for her daughter on her own.

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Suffering villagers in Zanzibar receive life-saving care thanks to donated medicines from Operation Blessing and Teva Pharmaceuticals

Bringing hope and health to Zanzibar

Suffering villagers in Zanzibar receive life-saving care thanks to donated medicines from Operation Blessing and Teva Pharmaceuticals
ZANZIBAR – Operation Blessing is partnering with Teva Pharmaceuticals to bring life-saving aid to some of Zanzibar’s most impoverished villages plagued with malaria outbreaks and rampant bacterial infections.

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A little baby in Cambodia receives a precious gift

A smile for Leta

A little baby in Cambodia receives the precious gift of a beautiful smile

ANG LOEU VILLAGE, Cambodia – When little Leta was born with a severe cleft lip, her family worried about how they would care for her. Due to her condition, Leta wasn’t able to swallow properly and feeding was difficult.

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Struggling families in South Sudan move to Juba to give their children the opportunity to get an education

Desperate for education

Struggling families in South Sudan move to Juba to give their children the opportunity to get an education

JUBA, South Sudan – Education is so important to families living in war-torn South Sudan that many are willing to do whatever it takes to see their children go to school—even live in a cemetery.

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When a hero needs help

A local hero, Wilbert receives help from Operation Blessing after a hurricane destroys his only means of income

PLAYA AZUL, Mexico – When Hurricane Manuel struck his small fishing village, Wilbert heroically saved the lives of many people, but after the storm had passed, he was the one who needed saving.

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Sareeta works to rescue children from human trafficking in Nepal

Survivor helps stop trafficking

Sareeta works to rescue children from human trafficking in Nepal
NEPAL – Sareeta* (name changed to protect identity) works at the border between India and Nepal every day trying to save young girls from becoming the victims of trafficking. She does it because she herself is a survivor of the horrific sex trade.

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An Operation Blessing-supported food pantry helps Richard protect his family from hunger

Protecting his family from hunger

An Operation Blessing-supported food pantry helps Richard protect his family from hunger

TENNESSEE – Richard spent his life protecting others as a narcotics officer, but he struggled to protect his own family from hunger.

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Operation Blessing provides the necessary materials to construct a school building in Myanmar

Building a strong foundation

Operation Blessing provides the necessary materials to construct a school building in Myanmar

LER RI, Myanmar – Over a hundred students attend the Ler Ri primary school in the war-torn region of Karen State, and that number is on the rise. However, the small bamboo and teak leaf hut that houses the school is declining.

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Operation Blessing helps a family overcome hunger by giving them the supplies to make hammocks

Hammocks full of hope

Operation Blessing helps a family overcome hunger by giving them the supplies to make hammocks

SAN JOSE VILLANUEVA, El Salvador – With a lot of hard work and determination, Yesenia and her husband built a successful business weaving colorful hammocks, finally earning enough to pay rent, purchase food for their two children and invest in new materials to keep the business going.

But their growing business did not go unnoticed, and a local gang threatened to harm Yesenia and her family if they did not give them at least two months’ salary.

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Operation Blessing aids earthquake victims with the clean up and recovery process

Bringing hope to earthquake victims

Operation Blessing aids earthquake victims with the clean up and recovery process

NAPA, California – It was a few minutes after 3 a.m. when Jean awoke to complete chaos in her quiet trailer park in Napa. The damage caused by a 6.0-magnitude earthquake and the fires that occurred soon after wreaked havoc on her little community, damaging several homes and burning others to the ground.

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