An eye test and glasses can dramatically change a child’s experience of life. When Alvaro told his mother that he was experiencing constant headaches, we made sure he received the help he needed to restore his vision.
Child abuse is devastating the lives of many children in Guacamayal, Colombia. Our care centre exists to bring care, support, protection and love to children effected by abuse. In an unprecedented event in Guacamayal, the children marched against child abuse.
On a Saturday evening in the village of St Nicholas-at-Wade, 70 people flocked to the village hall eager for a tasty meal, fantastic entertainment and to hear about the work of Stand by Me in Colombia.
Occupying the largest site in the heart of Guacamayal is a building referred to by children and parents alike as "The Centro". A far cry from the surrounding dark and squalid housing, the Emmanuel Care Centre is a hub exploding with joy and hope.
Stand by... almost there...