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GOEX is Better Work Certified

GOEX, our brand that cares for kids, is proud to be a Better Work certified organization. What does that mean? It means that our production facility goes above and beyond the highest labor standards internationally. The Better Work certification is one of the most… Read More


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Standing with a New Mom of Ten

By Trace Thurlby, President of The Global Orphan Project —  Meet Aunt Marie. Aunt Marie started the year as a single mom living with her five children in Grandravine, one of the toughest areas of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Life was hard, but she locked arms with her… Read More


CarePortal Goes to Haiti

CarePortal Region Goes to Haiti. You Can, Too!

"There’s a church in the community who cares for orphaned and vulnerable children." This ambiguous statement could be made of churches all over the world. These churches possess the same heartbeat, even though the location varies. For those of us in the CarePortal network,… Read More


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100 Days After Hurricane Matthew

100 days ago, Hurricane Matthew left the shores of Haiti, leaving a trail of devastation in its wake. Matthew struck southwest Haiti as a Category 4 storm, with winds in excess of 145 mph pummeling the country. For those in southwest Haiti, the toll was great. Homes were gone.… Read More


Joe Knittig

2 Minutes with GO | Jan ’17 Quarterly Update

Life is busy. We get it, so in this quarter’s update Joe Knittig will share news about Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts in Haiti, a need for prayer in Uganda, and explosive growth through CarePortal in the US — all in two minutes . . . well, almost. Joe also… Read More


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A Different December Because of a T-Shirt

Continuing our Different December series, today we celebrate how December is different for a girl named Isemary . . . because of a T-shirt.  Our mission at GOEX, the marketplace initiative of GO Project, is to break the orphan cycle through the dignity of work. So .… Read More


Another Good Day at GO Project

At GO, a good day is any day where we get to send funds to the field to meet the needs of local children and families in crisis. This morning, I was cc’ed on this e-mail from Jake Barreth, GO’s Director of International Orphan Care… GO Haiti Team: Attached is the draft… Read More


Matthew’s Lesson: How we help matters

By Joe Knittig, CEO of The Global Orphan Project —— On Friday, October 7, we loaded two planes of food and supplies for Jeremie, Haiti. That food was destined for vulnerable children who ordinarily cannot access aid in crisis. We limited bodies on the planes to… Read More


Five GO Pros | Hurricane Matthew, Update 10

In a world where people are often defined by what they are against, we at The Global Orphan Project prefer to focus on what we are for. Here are a few things we are celebrating and supporting during the ongoing Hurricane Matthew Relief and Redevelopment efforts. At GO… Read More


Brokenness, Opportunity | Hurricane Matthew, Update 9

A Haiti relief update from Trace Thurlby, president of The Global Orphan Project Yesterday, Kevenly Desauguste and I left Kansas City with every intention of landing in Port-au-Prince later that day. Kevenly, fluent in Creole and English, with a passion for children and… Read More