Orphan Becomes A Sensation

I had a disturbing conversation on the World Orphan Fund Facebook page with a woman who was complaining about Orphans. How about the World Birth Control Fund she asked? She said she was tired of hearing whiney appeals for funds over the past 25 years to help orphans created by irresponsible people. I must be a glutton…

12 Year-Old Raises $1,000 and Flys to Siberia

The story below appeared in the Salem (yep that Salem) Massachussetts News, and shows that no matter how old you are you can make a difference in the life of orphans. Bridget Ayers, age 12, contributed all of her birthday and Christmas money to an orphan fund. Then she raised an additional $1,000 and flew to Sibera to…

A 22 year-old Mother of 13

 Katie Davis was homecoming queen in her hometown in Tennessee in 2007. Now 22, she’s a foster mother to thirteen orphans aged 2-15 in Uganda and runs a nonprofit called Amazima Ministries. Amazima helps 400 children go to school, provides community health programs and feeds more than a thousand children five days a week. Here is the National Public Radio…

Our Work Begins

 My plan in mid-May was to take down a suitcase of items to the kids in Emmanuel, nail down where the World Orphan Fund can help the orphanage and mostly just love on the children. It had only been four months and I already missed them terribly. My cab driver Norman got me to Emmanuel in about…