Stand By Me

Tarike starts school

Ethiopia Thursday, 14 December 2017

In September we welcomed 40 children to our Abdi Academy in Dembi Dollo. They've joined KG1 and have settled into school life, excited at the chance to learn. Support at the Abdi Academy is already making a great difference in Tarike's life.

Alvaro's vision restored

Colombia Wednesday, 06 December 2017

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. 

Every step protected

Thursday, 30 November 2017

The gift of shoes protects our children’s feet from harm everywhere they journey throughout the year, on every errand and every expedition. But last year’s shoes are now worn out and our kids’ little feet just keep on growing! That is why we need your help...

A new kitchen for the Bethany School

Ethiopia Tuesday, 21 November 2017

A big thank you to the supporters, especially Downshire Primary School, who have contributed to fund a new kitchen at our Bekoji Bethany School, helping us feed 480 kids a day. 

Walking against child abuse

Colombia, Wednesday, 15 November 2017

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. 

Small gifts - big dreams

Friday, 10 November 2017

Gifts such as a school uniform, books, pens, nutritious meals, medical care and supportive teachers are precious items for our kids around the world and have empowered them to dream big, hope for more and enabled them to reach their full potential. Request a Gift Catalogue today!

Stand by Me Shoe Appeal 2017

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

This Christmas our aim is to provide every child in our care with a pair of shoes to protect their feet from harm everywhere they journey. Will your office, school or church consider our children in your Christmas giving?

Eight heading to University

Ethiopia, Sunday, 29 October 2017

We’re very proud to announce that we are sending 8 students to University from Bekoji. Yoseph, Kasahun, Lidia, Biniam, Eden, Abraham, Rahel and Ephrem are off to study courses such as Engineering, Economics and healthcare. 

Monte Plata impacted by hurricanes

Dominican Republic, Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Stand by Me have been working in the Dominican Republic since 1995. In recent months, the Dominican Republic, along with surrounding countries, has been bombarded by hurricanes and storms, causing flooding and the spread of disease. 

An evening for Colombia

Colombia, Friday, 20 October 2017

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.

A second chance for success

Burma, Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Hau San Zam attends our Lois School in Burma. Over the years we’ve met her needs from food and healthcare, to a quality education and caring relationships. She had come so far and was studying in grade 10, preparing to take her matriculation exams.

Hope for girls like Phul Maya

Nepal, Wednesday, 13 September 2017

For parents who fear that their daughters could be snatched away at any moment, abducted by child traffickers or forced to marry against their will, the Khairang Bethany School is a voice of hope. 

Stand by... almost there...