Headed to Honduras

The World Orphan Fund container was packed today and is heading to Orphanage Emmanuel in Honduras. It’s part of our project at two orphanages that will save $130,000 in electricity and 20 million gallons of water annually. The container is filled with light fixtures, high efficiency toilets and hot water heaters from A. O. Smith….

A.O. Smith

Some of you know about our efforts at the World Orphan Fund┬áto reduce electric costs for the two largest orphanages in Honduras. Our plan will cut their power bills by $130,000 a year and save 20 million gallons of water annually. One way we’re reducing power consumption is to swap out old water heaters with…

A Special Appeal

Preparing older orphans to be successful in the outside world is critical because the outcomes can be grim when they reach adulthood. Studies show that 60% of girls will prostitute themselves and 70% of boys will become criminals to survive. It doesn’t have to be this way. With your donations we’ve been able to provide…

The Missionary Calling

This morning I received an email and the testimony below from Tim Martiny, an amazing missionary we first met in Guatemala City in 2012. He and his wife Sharie live and serve there with their family and are making a difference in the lives of orphaned children. The Missionary Calling By Tim Martiny I never…

Vocational Training at Casa Bernabe

Many orphanages have all the work they can manage keeping children fed, clothed, healthy and safe. What happens when these children become adults? How will they care for themselves? Preparing older children to be successful in the outside world is critical because the outcomes are grim for orphans when the reach adulthood. Studies show that…