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Making beads at Papillon

Haiti: The Hopeful Side

Feb 7, 2014  |  Sonya W.  |  GO 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

The Global Orphan Project

Counting Our Blessings

Dec 31, 2013  |  Sonya W.  |  GO Project  |  No Comments

We marvel at what the Lord has done through our local church partners and through you in 2013. When the humility and radical generosity of those at the top of the world touch the most hurting children at the bottom of the world, a divine collision occurs. Like an atomic love bomb. Life change… Read More

Angelo and friends

Angelo's Story

Dec 13, 2013  |  Sonya W.  |  GO Africa, GO Project  |  No Comments

South Sudan's hard-won independence has left its mark on this young nation. One bright African described the country's challenges by observing, "There are no casava fields planted here...there are no banana stands along the roads." Amidst this need, Sam (GO Africa's Operations Manager) and our GO… Read More

Source de la Grace Mural

A Healthy Distance

Oct 25, 2013  |  Sonya W.  |  GO Project  |  No Comments

By Courtney (serving as a GO Fellow in Haiti) This weekend we visited our partner village at Source de la Grace East. There was a lull of teams throughout the month of September, so we were not sure how the children would respond to teams coming to visit them again. We were highly encouraged to… Read More

Singing the song of Spero (I Hope)

Oct 9, 2013  |  Sonya W.  |  GO Project, US Orphan Care  |  One Comment

This week our partner Pastor Kevin Schutte with the Pathway Community Church shared more about the new Spero Transitional Home for Girls: When is I hear the word orphan my mind takes me to a far away place with sights, sounds, and language which is much different than my life here in Olathe,… Read More

Management Committee on bed frames

Joy in Koncko

Sep 18, 2013  |  Sonya W.  |  GO Africa, GO Project  |  2 Comments

We are filled with joy by an update from Alison Barfoot, Executive Director of GO Africa, that children in need of family will soon be welcomed into The Father's House in Koncko, Ethiopia. From Alison: Dear GO Family, Nega, Zewudie (read her story), and I had a great meeting today with… Read More

Manikanta's Story

Aug 22, 2013  |  Sonya W.  |  GO India, GO Project  |  One Comment

Earlier this summer the church in Sarampet, India, welcomed children without family into The Father's House. GO India's Executive Director, Mary, recently sent us the story of one of these children – a little boy named Manikanta... Manikanta came from a family of five comprising of parents, a… Read More

Source de la Grace Mural

Beauty & Purpose

Aug 8, 2013  |  Sonya W.  |  GO Project  |  One Comment

Earlier this week a GO Adventure team traveled to Haiti for The GO Mosaic Project. This group of young ladies, made up of recent Wheaton grads to high schoolers, wanted to share the beauty of art with their friends in Haiti. They joined hands with Pastor Kesnel's church family and the local… Read More

Welcoming children in Sarampet

New family in Sarampet, India

Jun 12, 2013  |  Sonya W.  |  GO India, GO Project  |  No Comments

Yesterday we received news that children were being welcomed into The Father's House in Sarampet, India. Mary, GO India's Field Director, took these photos of the joy-filled welcoming ceremony... Singing praises in Sarampet A welcome to the Sarampet Family Local leaders in Sarampet View more… Read More

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