Overcoming Barriers to Learning

Radio provides a lot more than just pop music or weather updates to Women of Hope listener Arundhati* in India. When she got in touch with our response team, Arundhati explained that she was illiterate and therefore depends on her radio for much of...

White Lie Leads To Truth

When Kemal* decided to leave his home country of Iran, he learned that following the rules for refugees is complicated. ...

The Power of Forgiveness

Forgiving someone who has hurt you can be hard, but it’s often the only way to resolve a family conflict. ...

The One Who Lit My Heart

My father left our family to marry another woman, but he did not leave his abusive ways toward my mother, sister and me. When I asked him why, he said, “Because a woman needs to be hit to stay on the right path; she has only half a mind.”...

Bringing Change in Society

Like many women in northern India, Anju knelt before gods and goddesses, praying for her life to improve. When she found no peace, she tried to kill herself. Thankfully, Anju survived, and her sister came to visit her. ...

I Began to Pray like a Faithful Daughter

I was never consistently discipled by a specific person in the beginning of my faith journey. As a two-year old believer, I’m just now learning some of the foundational truths by which faith is strengthened. ...

Colombian Mother Finds Forgiveness

In many countries, our TWR Women of Hope ministry teams have the opportunity to speak hope into the lives of women who have experienced brokenness. This is one such story from Colombia: ...

Good Samaritan Melts a Hard Heart

When TWR staff visited listeners in Mozambique, they found a woman named Daya,* who had an incredible testimony. ...

Finding a Flicker of Hope

Aida* in Angola was only eight months old when her parents separated. Her father took her away, where she remained in his care for 17 years. He was not a good father. He did not respect women and treated his daughter poorly because of her gender....

"How Should I Live to Enjoy His Love?"

For believers in some parts of China, finding discipleship materials can be challenging. The Women of Hope program is broadcast regularly in Mandarin to provide resources and biblical teaching for women. Sometimes, we hear back from listeners who...

Strengthening a Newfound Faith

Mai* in China was an atheist who didn’t believe in anything. She wanted nothing to do with God. Her parents were believers though who continued to share the Gospel with her. When she fell sick with various serious illnesses, God did a healing work...

We Always Gather Beside the Radio

TWR Women of Hope has been active in Southeast Asia for a number of years to speak hope to women who face cultural barriers that diminish their opportunities and hope. Lack of health care, clean water and education remain a problem throughout the...