A Note from Casa Bernabé

Enclosed are several pics, I think speak simply for themselves, from Casa Bernabé’s new Culinary Vocational program. These are 14-18 year old girls. This is, of course, 1 of 3 programs your World Orphan Fund has provided for that started last month. Again, we thank you for helping us begin our first vocation program in…

Vocational Training in Guatemala

Preparing older children to be successful in the outside world is critical because the outcomes are grim for orphans 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. Boys at Casa Bernabe, Guatemala City That’s…

John McGourthy Sr.

 May the road rise up to meet you May the wind always be at your back May the sun shine warm upon your face And rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you in the palm of His hand. Irish Blessing This past Friday, we lost a great friend and…

St. Jean Baptiste De La Salle and My Dad

In May of 2011, five months after I started the World Orphan Fund, my father died in Florida. I was at Orphanage Emmanuel at the time, and the first person I told was my oldest Godchild Mersy. She held my hand for most of the day. Who would better understand how I felt? My Dad…

My Name is Angel

My daughter Keeley and I been at Orphanage Emmanuel in Honduras since last Thursday with a mission team from Gainesville and Blairsville Georgia. We come here every January together, because the kids are out of school and we have an opportunity to spend lots of quality time with them. It can also be a time…