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The Care Portal's first request helps a local family

Oct 16, 2014  |  Sonya W.  |  Care Portal  |  No Comments

We are excited to share with you our very first Care Portal success in Texas! The request was for a kinship family (a relative or person that has a significant relationship with the child) who was caring for, and in the process of being licensed to adopt, a 4-year-old boy. Their home had… Read More


Church and State? Yes!

Oct 3, 2014  |  Sonya W.  |  Care Portal, GO Project, US Orphan Care  |  No Comments

Bishop Aaron Blake and eight other church leaders from Texas testified before a committee of the Texas legislature on September 30th. The pastors explained the Biblical mandate of the church, which is to care for widows and orphans, and how each of the churches they lead are caring for children in… Read More


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Brisas opening doors and hearts

Aug 22, 2014  |  Sonya W.  |  GO Project  |  No Comments

Trace Thurlby and Ryan Hudnall are celebrating with our partners at Brisas del Este in the Dominican Republic as they officially open their doors to children in the community in need of family... Two boys, Richard and Hans, were just dropped off by CONANI. They are both players...Pastora… Read More


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A bright light in India

Aug 5, 2014  |  Sonya W.  |  GO India, GO Project  |  No Comments

GO Project India Trip Report, July, 2014 With 1.2 billion people, a growing economy, a competitive educational system, and a solid labor force where six-day work weeks and a spirit of entrepreneurship are prevalent, India has moved past its history of colonialism and its caste-system silos to… Read More


#DTOFriday

#DTOFriday

Jul 16, 2014  |  Sonya W.  |  GO Project, Trips  |  18 Comments

By Ryan (serving as a GO Fellow in Haiti) Your GO Haiti American staff has embraced a new slogan. If I’m going to be honest, I wish I could say that our new maxim was a planned effort of the heart. One that we prayerfully considered and felt compelled to adopt. But I can’t say that or… Read More


Abiscahi at church

Excited to Share

Jun 19, 2014  |  Sonya W.  |  GO Project, Trips  |  29 Comments

At GO, we are convinced that God sends us to serve, not simply because He wants something from us, but more importantly, because He has something FOR us.  Such was the case of a recent 19-year-old, Haitian American Vision Tripper.  Abiscahi Joseph tells his story powerfully below.  Like him, we… Read More


Playing a small part

Jun 17, 2014  |  Sonya W.  |  GO Project, Trips  |  2 Comments

Istrouma Baptist Church in Louisiana has been partnering with churches in Haiti to help care for kids for several years now. They also send teams, and on their most recent trip to Haiti they celebrated and welcomed a new sister in Christ... “Over the past 3-1/2 years Istrouma has sent out 10… Read More


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Running for (and with) chickens!

May 21, 2014  |  Sonya W.  |  GO Project  |  One Comment

At last Saturday’s fifth annual GO Project Family 5K, several hundred runners realized that it is sometimes easier to run for children and chickens than to run past this fast chicken. Why all the chicken talk? Chickens, raised on our GO Haiti farm, provide much needed nutrition for… Read More


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Haiti: The Hopeful Side

Feb 7, 2014  |  Sonya W.  |  Adventures, GO Project, Trips  |  No Comments

Last January, WORLD Magazine embedded Editor Mindy Belz in the GO Adventures Run d’Haiti experience. Her goal was to understand the dynamics of The Global Orphan Project on the ground in Haiti, but to also be a participant on a Vision Trip, instead of her common role as distant… Read More


Adrien Lewis accepting HCA's donation

School around the world

Jan 14, 2014  |  Sonya W.  |  GO India, GO Project  |  No Comments

Over the past three years, elementary students at Heritage Christian Academy have been collecting change and offerings to one day support students in Haiti. Last month they presented GO Project with a check for $8,458.06, which they collected through Thanksgiving chapel offerings and their Spring… Read More

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