Meet & Support Bharath: Our Unbound Child of the Month

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Editor’s note: We’re thrilled to again be partnering with our friends at Unbound to be a part of their mission serving families around the world! Unbound has joined us as a “World View Wednesday” contributor. Each month, Unbound will be sharing a column to inform you about the lives of families around the world. We will also offer you the chance to partner tangibly with them by prayerfully considering sponsoring a child or aging friend. Lisa Hendey

Meet "Bharath", our Unbound Child of the Month for August!

Meet “Bharath”, our Unbound Child of the Month for August!

Meet Bharath!

 

Bharath is a handsome eight-year-old boy growing up in India. He likes to draw pictures and paint. When he grows up he is interested in becoming a doctor. At home he helps with carrying groceries from the shop.

Bharath lives with his mother, sister and grandparents. Their brick home has an asbestos-sheet roof and a stone floor. His mother is working as a laundress, washing and ironing other people’s clothes. From time-to-time, Bharath’s grandparents help with some of their needs.

By sponsoring Bharath, he will begin to receive the tangible benefits such as education and nutrition. This will also provide the family to be fully integrated in a local caring community, with programs and services designed to improve their quality of life and empower them to break the cycle of poverty.

To sponsor Bharath (or other children), just click on this link!

Image copyright Unbound, used with permission

 

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About Author

Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of CatholicMom.com and the bestselling author of the Chime Travelers children's fiction series, The Grace of Yes, The Handbook for Catholic Moms and A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms. As a board member and frequent host on KNXT Catholic Television, Lisa has produced and hosted multiple programs and has appeared on EWTN and CatholicTV. Hendey hosted “Catholic Moments” on Radio Maria and is the technology contributor for EWTN’s SonRise Morning Show. Lisa's articles have appeared in Catholic Digest, National Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor. Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic technology and communications topics. She was selected as an Elizabeth Egan Journalism Fellow, attended the Vatican Bloggers Meeting, the “Bishops and Bloggers” meeting and has written internationally on the work of Catholic Relief Services and Unbound. Hendey lives with her family in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Visit Lisa at www.LisaHendey.com for information on her speaking schedule or to invite her to visit your group, parish or organization.

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