Nancy gets ready to enjoy a bowl of mukimo, a traditional Kenyan dish of mashed vegetables, which she makes for her family. Nancy’s 17-year-old son, David, is sponsored through Unbound.
Jul 18 2016

Faces of triumph — photo essay

Nancy gets ready to enjoy a bowl of mukimo, a traditional Kenyan dish of mashed vegetables, which she makes for her family. Nancy’s 17-year-old son, David, is sponsored through Unbound.
Taste of tradition

Nancy gets ready to enjoy a bowl of mukimo, a traditional Kenyan dish of mashed vegetables, which she makes for her family. Nancy’s 17-year-old son, David, is sponsored through Unbound.


Ten-year-old sponsored child Camila walks to school through the streets of Monterrey, Mexico. Her favorite subjects are math and Spanish. “Sponsorship,” she said, “is a chance to grow and learn.”

The path to opportunity

Ten-year-old sponsored child Camila walks to school through the streets of Monterrey, Mexico. Her favorite subjects are math and Spanish. “Sponsorship,” she said, “is a chance to grow and learn.”

Driven to learn

Sponsored children Riza Mae (left), Kempee (middle), and John (holding a red bag) are transported to school in a pedicab driven by Kempee’s father, Johnny. The children live in Tabaco City in the eastern Albay province of the Philippines.

Eloisa, the mother of sponsored child Julio, cooks dinner over an open-fire stove in her home in western El Salvador. Julio is in high school studying accounting.

Feeding the hunger to achieve

Eloisa, the mother of sponsored child Julio, cooks dinner over an open-fire stove in her home in western El Salvador. Julio is in high school studying accounting.

Recheal (second from left) is a 5-year-old sponsored child who lives with her family in south-central Uganda. She is sorting coffee beans with her father Yuddataddeo (left), mother Cate, brother Mwanje (right) and baby brother Nanono (seated).

Fruits of the land

Recheal (second from left) is a 5-year-old sponsored child who lives with her family in south-central Uganda. She is sorting coffee beans with her father Yuddataddeo (left), mother Cate, brother Mwanje (right) and baby brother Nanono (seated).

Ismael, a sponsored youth from a mountain village north of La Paz, Bolivia, walks to his university classes in the city. Born with a club foot and having lost his father to cancer, Ismael is determined to not let adversity keep him from achieving his goals.

Reaching new heights

Ismael, a sponsored youth from a mountain village north of La Paz, Bolivia, walks to his university classes in the city. Born with a club foot and having lost his father to cancer, Ismael is determined to not let adversity keep him from achieving his goals.

Guddi, a member of a local Unbound mothers group in Agra, India, stands in front of the loom she works at daily to earn income for her family. Guddi's son, Shivam, is sponsored.

The joy of belonging

Guddi, a member of a local Unbound mothers group in Agra, India, stands in front of the loom she works at daily to earn income for her family. Guddi’s son, Shivam, is sponsored.

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