Tag - orphan care

Inaugural Global Leadership Summit

Our leaders from around the world (Uganda, India, Lebanon, Haiti and U.S.) gathered for our inaugural Global Leadership Summit in Uganda this month. The two-week long summit was full of planning, growth, fellowship that included lots of dancing and […]

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Saving lives and giving hope to HIV-positive children and families in India

Nireekshana Clinic, our partner in Hyderabad, India, is saving lives and fostering hope within their community. Watch and listen as Jake Barreth, Director of International Ministry, takes you on a tour and explains the powerful orphan care and orphan […]

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A game all their own

By GO Fellow Sarah Herrera
A common game played within the village of Darivager is the sort that looks like Ring Around the Rosie, but then quickly turns into a version of Little Sally Walker and then ends with an […]

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These Are the Steps to Reunification

The world of family collapse is messy.
The moments and circumstances that result in child placement in the foster care system are messy.  These are known and understood.  However, the complexities to emerge out of the system also pose significant […]

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All they are and then some…

I first met Pastor Mongerard nearly ten years ago on one of my first trips to Haiti. He was a  relative newlywed, no children, a young church with a fledgling orphan care ministry. By God’s grace, Pastor Mongerard and […]

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De-worming Medication Aids more than 3,000 Children

It was the middle of another scorching summer’s day in Haiti. I had hitched a ride to Gonaives with one of our Vision Trips so that I could attend a meeting with our pastor partners. The excited chatter and […]

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Adoption thoughts from China

Nine years ago, Kristin and I were in China adopting our youngest, Elliese.  It was the peak of the Chinese, international adoption boom.  More than 20,000 Chinese children (mostly girls) were being placed with foreign parents each year.  On […]

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Different December and the Now Needs of children like Okwera

Remembering the first Christmas, we celebrate one child who changed the world. In His Spirit, this Christmas we give thanks for the opportunity to change the world, one child at a time. Recently GO Africa’s Executive Director, Alison Barfoot, […]

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A Pastor's Greatest Need

Orphan care is complex. Without a firm foundation, it can be easy to get discouraged and forget the biblical mandate to care for the fatherless, found in verses such as:
“Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the […]

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Anthony and Edwin. Worth it for One.

Anthony starts his Wednesday mornings in a Parkville coffee shop loft with Mike Fox and some other men.  Stemming from God’s Word, topics are real and free flowing: marriage, parenting, business, finances, and sometimes orphan care. It was here […]

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