When you say ‘Yes’ to empowering women, lives are changed and communities are transformed. Read their stories:
Maryam longed to complete her education. But when war broke out in her city in Iraq, her pregnant mother was attacked and the family fled. After four years struggling as refugees in Turkey, they were resettled in the U.S. where Maryam, nervous yet determined, entered a World Relief Job Readiness class. She soon found work to support her ailing parents. With World Relief’s help, she is back on track to pursue her dreams of becoming a doctor.
Brenda was an ambitious young student in Malawi with dreams of becoming a nurse. But she was told by many in her community that her education was pointless because she was a girl and would never make it on her own. Her dreams were crushed. Then she entered a World Relief Girls’ Club where she learned about opportunity and power and truth. Now she’s back in school, confident and leading and encouraging other girls to follow their dreams.