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08/21/2019

Education: A Path out of Poverty

In Zambia, nearly 60% of children live in poor households, and 45% live in extreme poverty. So the needs of the country—and specifically the children—are great. Most children lack adequate access to nutrition, water, housing, and education. In fact, according to …

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08/20/2019

Here’s What’s Happening in Guatemala

Thank you for supporting orphaned children in Guatemala and believing with us that God has a heart for each of these kids.   Here’s an update from our team– God is good, even when circumstances are hard. Earlier this month—in what …

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08/08/2019

2019 Mid-Year Impact Report

God is doing big things through the support and prayers of people like you! Thank you for believing, as we do, that God calls us to care for orphans and those who cannot care for themselves. . Take a look …

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08/07/2019

Raising Kids Who Care: 5 Ways to Inspire Compassion

One thing is increasingly clear: We live in a world of hurt. Right now, as we prepare our kids for an exciting new school year, there are many children—some who will sit right next our kids in the classroom—who have …

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08/05/2019

Take a Trip to Camp in 10 Pictures!

Attending a Christian camp can be a wonderful, life-changing experience. Each summer—with the prayer and support of people like you—our team in Ukraine hosts multiple camp programs for our students to learn about God and grow in their walk with …

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07/29/2019

Meet a Girl Whose Heart Was Healed (Twice!)

God continues to do amazing things in Thailand! Thank you for praising God with us for stories like this one.   Here’s a recent update from our team– *Mealea’s heart Mealea was born and grew up in a small Cambodian …

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07/22/2019

7 Human Trafficking Statistics that Put the Problem in Perspective

Slavery does still exist. Disguised under the term human trafficking, it’s one of the fastest-growing crimes. And it often hides in plain sight. As World Day Against Trafficking in Persons approaches, we pray these 7 statistics will shed light on …

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07/01/2019

Is America the Answer to the Orphan Crisis?

Every day, an estimated 5,700 children become orphaned around the world. According to UNICEF, this happens because of war, natural disaster, poverty, disease, stigma, and medical need. Here in the United States—while we don’t have traditional orphanages—the number of children …

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06/26/2019

How to Connect with the Child You Sponsor

There are around 7.5 billion people in the world. And if you live in the United States, you share a country with just over 4% of them. With modern advantages, we’re not limited to only knowing our families, neighbors, or …

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06/19/2019

A Heartfelt Welcome Home

Here in the U.S., an unemployment rate of 8% would create national concern, but in Haiti, an unemployment rate of 18% would be cause for widespread celebration. In Haiti—one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere—unemployment has climbed as …

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