Mary and Timothy

From Child Head of Household to Children in a Home

Mary, 13, and Timothy, 4, lived in Lilongwe, Malawi, with their mom who was HIV+. She fought the disease for years, until finally passing away this summer, leaving her children orphaned. No one in the community wanted them, so the kids wisely went back to the hospital to return… Read More


Storm shelter complete in Cassamajor

By GO Fellow Sarah Herrera  Are you ready for some good news, friends? The Cassamajor storm shelter is finished! It has been a process and a concern, but, by the grace of the Lord and His timing, it is complete. This year still has many days of potential rainy weather… Read More


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Advice from one CarePortal worker to another

The CarePortal network is filled with servants of the Lord.  There are so many who have sacrificially given to aid those impacted by the child welfare system.  Some were working long before CarePortal: others are new and eager to serve.  It’s our blessed privilege to serve… Read More


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Photo Update: New latrine at Biggarouse

Pastor Elysée Jean and the children at Biggarouse are praising God for progress on the construction of the new latrine at "Big House". "Sometimes we take for granted how something as simple as a working toilet can radically impact a child's ability to develop healthily,"… Read More


Where are we going? A CarePortal Vision . . .

“Piti piti zwazo fè nich li.” As part of our international ministry, we are deeply invested with church partners in Haiti. In our interactions with our partners, we have come across this Haitian proverb. It states, “Little by little, the bird builds its nest.” It… Read More


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Meet the graduates

Meet a few students from the GO Transition Academy Class of 2016: Vergnaud Aimable Age: 29 Trade: Agriculture Grade: Graduate Home Village: Marmalade Favorite Verse: Romans 8:1 , Psalm 94:17 , John 3:16 , Romans 8:31 “God has taught me that I am in the GO… Read More


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GO Transition Academy: A future and a hope

"The GO Transition Academy is about helping youth understand that they aren't just recipients of care, that they don't just need to be fixed. They are contributors and they are on a mission . . . They are being sent by God to be part of their communities, part of their… Read More


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Second GO Transition Academy graduation approaches

In its third year of operation, the GO Transition Academy (formerly known as Pathways) is preparing for its second graduation on Saturday, August 20, 2016. Graduation represents the culmination of a 2-year period of discipleship and training dedicated to preparation for life… Read More


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Children helping children

By Taylor Burdiss, CarePortal intern The CarePortal network includes churches of all sizes, ages, and demographics. The common thread that binds these churches is the longing to serve local children and families in crisis. No need is the same. No response is the same. In… Read More


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Like Christmas in July

By Sadie Elliott, CarePortal intern We are often blessed by stories shared by church members at active CarePortal churches. We hear how meeting a need has impacted them personally, and we hear how their gift has affected the family in need. These are invaluable and… Read More