orphans

What A Difference A Year Makes

Last year this time we were vetting children for our orphanage. We decided to proceed in a deliberate manner and select only a few children. We wanted to fully understand and experience what it means to operate an orphanage, particularly the role of parenting children from destitute backgrounds with no known parents.

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Post date: July 4, 2014 Author: admin

Children In the Hands of Would-Be Donors

When we started our journey over 10 years ago, we thought our challenges would be in Haiti – a nation rife with poverty and corruption and deficient in education and skilled labor. Haiti, a country with the highest per capita orphan ratio in the world, presents a compelling case for any humanitarian. We were convinced that people in general, but the United States in particular, would respond generously to ameliorate the plight of the children once informed about the local conditions.  Unfortunately, to-date we have been wrong.

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Post date: June 18, 2014 Author: admin
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