A Thousand Individual Efforts

It’s inspiring to see so many stories about individual efforts to help orphans. The stories are a constant reminder how each and every one of us can make a difference. It just takes that first step. We at the World Orphan Fund are developing a website that will allow caring people to see opportunities to help orphans — and then take things in their own hands. But until then, below…

Queen Rania and the Al-Aman Fund

 I came across the Al-Aman Fund for Orphans yesterday after reading the Arab Bank’s announcement that it will sponsor  a years worth of vocational training for 50 orphans through the Jordanian fund. Queen Rania of Jordan   The Al-Aman fund was started in 2003 by Queen Rania, and every orphan residing in Jordan, regardless of their religion or nationality is eligible to…

A New Toddler House in Honduras

I’m pleased to announce that the World Ophan Fund is helping build a new Toddler House at Orphanage Emmanuel (OE) in Guaimaca, Honduras. They will break ground in September or October. Less than a year ago a dedicated team from Emmanuel brought about 70 new toddlers from an overcrowded orphange 6.5 hours away. My youngest sponsor child came from that Ophanage. He’s a…