20 Years of Hope Stories
Get ready to witness the lasting legacy of hope that has been woven into the lives of the children of LWB over the past two decades.
In honor of our 20th anniversary, we are excited to share updates on the incredible children whose lives have been forever changed by the love, care, and support of our extraordinary community. With each scroll of the page, you will discover the touching stories of these resilient children, their families, and the challenges they have overcome.
Click on a specific country to delve deeper into the inspiring stories that await you.
In the border region of Cambodia and Thailand, in the fall of 2016, a little boy named Sampson made a profound impact on Love Without Boundaries (LWB). At just two years old, his young life had already been scarred by unimaginable sorrow and loss. But from the depths of his despair, Sampson’s journey towards healing and belonging began.
Growing up on the outskirts of a sprawling city dumpsite, Leona’s childhood was marked by poverty and uncertainty. Each day, her family would search through piles of discarded items in search of recyclables to sell. But amidst the hardships, Love Without Boundaries reached out to Leona, offering her a lifeline through their “Catch Up Class” program.
In 2017, a darling little boy came into this world. We affectionately call him Archie. But amidst the joy surrounding his birth, tragedy struck. Archie’s birthfather vanished shortly after his conception, and just nine months later, his birthmother left him when he was a mere eight days old.
Harley + James
In the fall of 2015, a young couple from a rural village in China found themselves far from home, anxiously awaiting the arrival of their first child. Little did they know, their lives were about to take an unexpected turn when they learned they were going to become parents of twins. But joy quickly turned to concern when the medical team discovered that the babies, whom we call Harley and James, were conjoined at the pelvis.
In January 2018, Baby Mya’s life hung in the balance as she struggled to breathe due to a rare and life-threatening condition known as Esophageal Atresia. But thanks to LWB, she received urgent medical care, underwent surgery, and began her journey towards recovery. Over the next few years, Mya’s resilience and vibrant personality blossomed, captivating everyone she encountered.
Max + Matthew
Picture this: Two babies, abandoned and alone, fighting for their lives in a rural orphanage. One with a life-threatening condition, the other battling a cleft lip. Their paths were destined to cross, but their story would become so much more than just a chance encounter.
Born in India, Little Raven’s entrance into the world was filled with joy and anticipation. However, a routine check-up revealed a hole in her heart, sending her family into a panic. They held on to the hope that it would heal on its own, but fate had other plans.
From the moment he was born, Peter’s life was marked by uncertainty. A critical heart defect and additional medical complexities cast shadows over his future. But within the pages of his remarkable story lies an inspiring message: the transformative power of love knows no bounds.
In a race against time, Grace, a 14-year-old girl from Uganda, battled a life-threatening condition that left her isolated and in agony. Join us on a remarkable journey filled with determination, hope, and the unwavering support of a global community. Discover how love and resilience saved Grace’s life.
Born into challenging circumstances, Ian faced abandonment and unpredictability. Just when everything seemed to fall into place, a new obstacle emerged, threatening his future. Uncover how Ian’s life took a surprising turn, leading him to a permanent family where he thrives and dreams of a brighter future.
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