Real Life Stories

Human Interest Success Stories Focusing on Children

Success stories about children, orphans, and adults who have all been helped by the charity efforts of Family Care Foundation. Click links below to read real life, human interest stories about those who our FCF programs are designed to help, from AIDS orphans to North Korean refugees.


Himalayan Sherpa Benefits Thousands

Mingmar has worked hard toward his dream to bring health facilities to his Himalayan village.

My Dad is Watching Me

Overcoming depression with a new skill set and lease on life.

A Trade Which Allows Time to Raise Children

New skill and business provide supplementary income to raise a family.

Who Was Yoo Chul Min?--And Why Does it Matter?

A 10-year-old N. Korean refugee made a sobering decision light years away from most 4th graders.

Walking to School on Her Own

Unable to stand on her own, let alone walk, 7-yr-old Angura is walking for the first time in her life.

Entrepreneurial Mapuche Seamstress

Providing business opportunity for a 33-year-old indigenous Mapuche single mom.

Scholarships bridge the gaps for Naloa

Naola cared for her HIV+ mother, who died when she was 15, then she returned to school.

The Best $100 I Ever Spent

The four-year-old was discovered wandering around a hospital in northern Thailand, abandoned by her relatives.

Suffer the Little Children

Mareli’s mother is a 19 year-old single parent with three small children, living in extreme poverty.

I Held on to the Dream of Receiving an Education

The impact of an education and a certificate on a 45-year-old mother of three.

A Family for Gahtae

Thai Gahtae had never even ridden on an escalator and yet she was soon scheduled to begin a new life in France.

The “Return” of Mr. Shibaki!

After years of having a respectable profession in Japan, he was now just one of the Tokyo homeless.

A Second Life for Jerida

The impact of a support group on a HIV positive mother of three, now living a normal life.

A Full Tuition Scholarship for Praew

Orphaned, rural farm girl graduates high school and now at University thanks to FDSC scholarship.

Giving Back

A born caregiver, Nora wanted to further her studies and be able to serve the community.

Olga--Born to Lead

Brought up in the terrorist region of Colombia, 17-year-old Olga told us of her constant state of fear.