Stories of Resilience
First-person accounts of how learned personal resilience skills can transform lives, adjust attitudes and improve the quality of underserved communities around the world.
How Youth First helps me understand my body to thrive
CorStone’s Youth First Program Kenya helps adolescent girls overcome the fear of personal changes and hygiene to build confidence to thrive.
How a young Indian girl changed my life
An Indian girl, living in the most difficult circumstances, fills herself with hope, confidence, and the ability to express her feelings to become a life-changing experience for this teacher.
Self-sufficiency discovered from within | Anita’s Story
Learn how women in rural, Bihar, India discover their inner strength through self help groups to chart a path toward self-sufficiency and improved opportunity.
A story of resilience from the slums of Surat, India
Girls First participant, Sonal, shares her story of resilience on overcoming community norms of hopelessness and violence to become a self-assured young woman.
The Empowerment of Hope
Meet three courageous women who have only known abuse, discrimination, and fear who share an empowering path of hope to a better life for themselves and their children.
Ratna’s transformation through discovery of equality, dignity and love
Learn how Ratna finds her resilience to change the lives of girls in her community in rural India.