From growing up in poverty to becoming a successful student at the best university in Uganda, Sheilla Amanya's journey was far from
True life stories to inspire students of different ages, and various backgrounds around the world.
Each person who shared their story here overcame great challenges in order to achieve the success they have today. Some conquered obstacles like poverty, lack of support, others were uprooted from their homes. Some students faced debilitating illness and serious trauma, others overcame challenges like bullying, dyslexia, incarceration, or lack of confidence as an adult student (and more).
We hope students the world over, will be inspired by these real life stories shared from Australia, India, Greece, Pakistan, Philippines, Uganda, USA and Vietnam ...
Poverty to Philanthropy: How Agape Love is Empowering Orphans Through Education | Inspiring Story #172
GROWING STRONG TOGETHER Beside the prettiest cemetery I’ve ever seen, behind a charming church, on a hill overlooking the sea, there is
Imran grew up in a slum colony. At eight years old, he was sent to work stone cutting and polishing. Life was
Against the Odds | A Child’s Journey from Absolute Poverty to Prosperity by Giang Luu | Inspiring Story #139
Born into the poorest family in a poor village in Vietnam, Giang couldn't imagine a way out of poverty. At eleven years
From Making Bricks, to Building His Own Education Centre | Boy from DR Congo Transforms His Life (and the Lives of Others) | Inspiring Story #152
After war breaks out, Mugisha is forced to flee and register as a refugee in Uganda. In this inspirational story, Mugisha shares
Picture a young girl, the sixth child in a family of seven children. The family lived one street over from an industrial
The Best Revenge is Success. Rejection, failure, misfortune, and humiliation. This happened to me but, I chose to rise. This is my
A beautiful (and entertaining) story inspired by Linda Strader's latest book “Uprooted, a New Life in the Arizona Sun - prequel to her
While There’s Life There’s Hope | From Traumatic Brain Injury to Graduating Top 10 with Honors | By Sushmita Saha | Inspiring Story #116
"While there's life, there's hope." One Friday night, Sushmita Saha's seventeen-year-old son fails to return home. She soon discovers he is in
Faith & Finding a Way | A Doctor’s Journey Through Debilitating Illness | by Dr Manisha Rayavarapu | Inspiring Story #112
On the verge of succeeding as a Doctor, Manisha is diagnosed with a chronic illness. In the face of insurmountable challenges, read
A boy from a poor family in a small village travels to the city to get a job to pay for his
From Skipping School to PhD | A Village Boy’s Remarkable Journey | by Dr Parashram Patil Inspiring Story #106
Photograph by Mohd Aram, Unsplash Inspirational story about an ordinary village boy from India who grew up on a cashew farm. His
Simon didn't think he had any issue with being adopted. That was until he found out his childhood teddy bear had been
Born in China with a cleft lip, orphaned, then living in foster homes until she was seven, Ashleigh wished her life
Adam thinks it's too late to start over. He fears losing his security. But with a gentle prompt from his
Inspiring story about a boy who rises above his circumstances and learns to give the greatest gift of all ... It’s Christmas day.