A Transition Academy Success Story: Guerline Novembre

The Transition Academy, GO Haiti’s two-year discipleship and vocational-technical training program, is designed to help young adults make a successful transition into adulthood. Guerline Novembre, a 20-year-old young woman from Gonaives, Haiti, is one of the many students enrolled […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Where was Jesus? | Hurricane Matthew, Update 8

We saw it coming last week. Television tracked the Category 4, once-in-a decade Hurricane Matthew for days before it hit southwest Haiti. 

We’ve seen the destruction. Coastal towns stripped as bare as a battlefield.

We know the need. Hundreds dead. Tens of thousands lost their homes. Hundreds […]

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Dignity. Joy. Gratitude. | Hurricane Matthew, Update 7

Here are a few thoughts that filled our hearts yesterday as we watched GO Transition Academy students loading a truck that will carry supplies to many of the “mamas and brothers and sisters” they grew up with:
Through work, we […]

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Local Response. Local Leadership. Local Impact. | Hurricane Matthew, Update 6

At The Global Orphan Project, we are called to expand the capacity of the local church to care for children and families in crisis in their own community. Is there anything better than someone taking care of their own? […]

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Needs are Immense. God is Faithful. | Hurricane Matthew, Update 5

An update letter from Joe Knittig, CEO of The Global Orphan Project, currently on the ground in Haiti.
GO Family, 
The situation here is worse than anyone expected and deteriorating. The death toll is climbing, and many of the hardest hit areas […]

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Rain Stops. A New Reality Begins. | Hurricane Matthew, Update 4

The rain stopped. The airport opened, and our GO team did their best to take advantage of the window. Mike, Joe, and Jake landed in country. GO Haiti continued to champion children, deliver food, and the assessments began.  Sobering […]

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