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2017 Annual Report - See the impact you made in the lives of orphans!

2017 Annual Report - See the impact you made in the lives of orphans!

January 19, 2018

Highlights from 2017

Goodbye Orphanage, Hello Family 

 


 

2017 Impact Summary

2017 Annual Report - See the impact you made in the lives of orphans!

 


 

 

2017 Annual Report - See the impact you made in the lives of orphans!

A Family for Milana! 

Milana was abandoned at an orphanage in Ukraine when she was only 1 month old. Orphanages there are typically overcrowded, often housing up to 250 children. This results in poor nutrition, unsanitary living conditions, abuse, insufficient access to medical care, and a complete lack of positive adult interaction. Milana craved to have a Mama and Papa—a family to call her own. 

When Alexander and Yana met Milana at the orphanage, they immediately knew she was meant to be their daughter. The only thing that stood in the way of Milana’s adoption was a furnished bedroom in their home and funds for her medical expenses. Thanks to you, these needs were quickly met and Milana was officially adopted! Milana now has her Mama and Papa and will grow up knowing the love of family. No assigned “value” can be placed on the worth of Milana’s adoption. Milana will grow up with two loving parents that cherish her and will see her through life’s ups and downs. Your generous giving towards adoptions like Milana’s is not only changing that child’s life, but their family as well.  

Thank you! 
 

 

 


 

2017 Financial Overview 

2017 Annual Report - See the impact you made in the lives of orphans!

 

 


 

2017 Annual Report - See the impact you made in the lives of orphans!

A Family for Othniel!

“God is so good, God is so good, God is so good, He’s so good to me.” Singing along with family, his brother playing the piano and his father leading the melody, Othniel (pictured second from the left) bounces up and down in his sister’s arms – the perfect picture of love and family. But just one year ago, this scene was nearly impossible to imagine. 

As family of nine, Sam Raj and his wife Mahima thought their family was complete. But as Sam Raj says, there is never a full stop (.) always a comma (,) when it comes to family, and that became a reality for their own family when they met Othniel. 

Othniel was born without eyes and a severe case of cerebral palsy. He was given up to an orphanage in India shortly after he was born. There, his special needs were not attended to and he missed many developmental milestones. Othniel lay on his back in crib, alone, surviving on only bottles of milk. 

At three years old, Othniel could not speak, stand, walk, and eat solid food.

When Sam Raj and Mahima met Othniel at the orphanage, they knew he was meant to be their son. Naming him Othniel (meaning God is my strength), Sam Raj and Mahima prayerfully adopted Othniel into their family. A miracle in and of itself, as they had to get special permission from the local government because they had already adopted so many children.

Through your giving, Othniel’s adoption was fully funded! 

Othniel’s adoption was vital to his survival. Once Othniel started receiving care from his family, he began standing, walking with the help of his family members, eating solid foods, and even singing! Thank you for making this adoption a reality for Othniel. The words of Othniel’s song ring true – God is so good. 
 

 

Click here to read more of the 2017 Annual Report! 

Learn more about institutional care and it's affect on children

September 29, 2017

Check out our new orphan graduate booklet: Growing up in Institutional Care: Children in Crisis

This booklet will give you insight to what happens to children who grow up in orphanages and their life after they "graduate". You'll meet Alex, who grew up in an orphanage in India now devoting his life to the fatherless. What's the solution to this crisis? Family-based care. 

Download the PDF version of the booklet here! 

 

Learn more about institutional care and it's affect on children

 

New Pray for Every Orphan Bookmarks!

August 10, 2017

Check out the new Pray for Every Orphan bookmarks! 

Download and print the PDF document to create your own Pray for Every Orphan bookmark!

Share these books marks with your friends and family, or even create a Sunday school project from it!

New Pray for Every Orphan Bookmarks!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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