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The Day a 19-Year-Old Mama With Twins Came Home

At 19 years old, Mercy* was widowed. Just weeks before the road accident, she had delivered two...

Filmmaker Samuel Rich on the Orphan Crisis: What Really Prevents Modern Slavery

I will never forget the bars on those windows. In the winter of 2013, I was traveling through...

Why Supporting a Child Through Trauma is Critical

Early in my career as a therapist, I was asked to serve as the VP of Social Services at an...

How to Make a Difference for 76,000 Street-Connected Children

The first time I traveled to Sierra Leone with a mission team to teach summer school at the ...

Using Your Shovel: How All Of Us Can Help Find Families For Separated Children

My grandmother is a wonderful, witty and resilient woman.  She is a woman who grew up through so...

The 5 Myths Orphans Want You To Know

Only family can provide protection, love, and identity.  We all know that’s not a myth. It’s a...

Pioneering Hope in the Orphan Crisis

Click the image below to hear how Mike and Lindy are bringing hope, healing and restoration to...

How One Orphan Helped Change His Own Orphanage To Get Hundreds of Kids Home

Born during Sierra Leone’s brutal, eleven-year civil war, Nabs lost his father at the hands of...

Orphan Myth & 100% Participation Campaign Launches

!! Big News !! Today marks the official launch of Orphan Myth and the 100% Participation...

Most ‘Orphans’ Have Parents — Let’s Talk About It

I was fifteen when I first visited an orphanage. We piled in rickety tuktuks to the outskirts of...