Rosa feels along the brick wall of her kitchen. Only the size of a living room in many Americans’ houses, her home is simple and clean. At least, she hopes it’s clean. She’s swept like always, bumping the broom between the table and chairs’ legs.
Something clatters cross the floor, and she pauses, trying to squint through grainy gloom at whatever’s fallen.
In the United States, there are nearly 14 million widows and widowers, and over 11 million of these are women.
Who falls through the cracks most? Would you believe it is widows? World Challenge finds that widows around the globe are incredibly vulnerable—and heartbreakingly neglected. But not by us. And not by your caring gifts of support.