Experience stories

Transforming Lives Worldwide: Katie Leatherwood's Prosthetic Care Mission

Transforming Lives Worldwide: Katie Leatherwood's Prosthetic Care Mission

Katie Leatherwood transforms lives with prosthetic solutions, helping individuals who’ve lost limbs. From Texas to the global stage, she’s currently making a significant impact in Latvia and aiding Ukraine.
The Synergy Between Service Design and Human Stories

The Synergy Between Service Design and Human Stories

Guided by a deep passion for understanding people, the natural progression led me into the world of Service Design—an ideal alliance that seamlessly integrates empathy with innovative solutions.
Surrogacy experience: The surrogate mother's perspective. Nicole Eddy

Surrogacy experience: The surrogate mother's perspective. Nicole Eddy

Nicole added a new chapter to her life story as a surrogate mother by fulfilling another family’s dream of having a baby.
Donor-Conceived Child. Emma Groenbaek

Donor-Conceived Child. Emma Groenbaek

With the help of a sperm donor, a couple was able to conceive a baby after years of infertility. This is the long-awaited child Emma and her story from the perspective of a donor-conceived child.
Completing Family: The Strader Family's International Adoption Journey

Completing Family: The Strader Family's International Adoption Journey

A family opened their home to an orphan hosting program during Christmas holidays, welcoming two sisters from a Latvian orphanage, which led to international adoption.
"Alopecia Doesn’t Kill the Person, but It Kills the Self-Confidence". A Hair-Loss Story by Ieva Putnina.

"Alopecia Doesn’t Kill the Person, but It Kills the Self-Confidence". A Hair-Loss Story by Ieva Putnina.

Ieva faced alopecia and lost her hair at the age of 13. Hiding under wigs, she feared judgment. It took her 15 years of self-exploration to open up in public, and now she is an inspiration to many.
Welcoming a Child with Down Syndrome through International Adoption: The Wimmer Family

Welcoming a Child with Down Syndrome through International Adoption: The Wimmer Family

An orphaned girl with Down Syndrome was offered for adoption to 127 families, all of whom declined. The girl’s story deeply touched the Wimmer family, leading them to embark on international adoption before even seeing a photo of the child.
Five-Time Egg Donor: Helping Families During Infertility Treatment. Aleksandra Chernova

Five-Time Egg Donor: Helping Families During Infertility Treatment. Aleksandra Chernova

Aleksandra donated eggs bringing hope to anonymous infertility-struggling families. She navigated medical tests, hormone therapy, and oocyte punctures five times.
International adoption: A Journey of Dreams Becoming Reality. Arina Cunningham

International adoption: A Journey of Dreams Becoming Reality. Arina Cunningham

While facing challenges in orphanages and foster care, Arina dreamt of a loving family. As she grew older, believing no one wanted to adopt a teenager, her dream faded. Suddenly, at 15, she met a loving family through international adoption and moved from Latvia to Texas, USA.