Memories of Mercy : Gisele’s Story

Memories of Mercy : Gisele’s Story

This shouldn’t be Gisele’s story, but it is.  In 1993 Gisele was 28 years old, married, and expecting a baby. Following a miscarriage with her first pregnancy, this baby was perhaps even more precious. She was elated with the anticipation of motherhood and the thought...
Born to Play – Adam Zidane

Born to Play – Adam Zidane

It was no surprise that 9-year-old Adam Zidane loved playing soccer. He was born on the same day as a 2009 Champions League match, and he was named after the famous French soccer player, Zinedine Zidane. Nothing brought his father, Abdoulai, more joy than watching his...
Mansare’s New Confidence

Mansare’s New Confidence

Young Mansare dashed around the dock, his frayed sandals flapping as he ran and his laughter bringing a smile to his mother’s face. “Look at him. Look at him walk,” his mother, Simone, said. “He can really play now. Before, he would get tired and come back after ten...