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06/22/2022

Redjina Asked God for One Thing.

Prior to learning about Lifesong, Redjina was taking an exam at her school, when a school official came and took her paper, telling her to leave and not come back until she paid her school fees. In Haiti, the poorest …

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06/20/2022

What’s the Difference Between Bolivian Kids and Your Kids?

Last week, we introduced you to some Bolivian kids, specifically 7-year-old Lucas. Today, we’re excited to share some thoughts from a faithful Lifesong adoption and orphan care advocate, Terry Smathers.   My wife and I just returned from Cochabamba … …

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06/15/2022

News from Ukraine: Thursday, June 15

See the complete archive of news, updates, and prayer requests from Lifesong Ukraine here. World Refugee Day is this coming Monday. While this day has been internationally recognized for the last 21 years, this February, it took on new meaning within …

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06/06/2022

Here’s What We’re Celebrating in Liberia

Three years is a long time to be away from family in Liberia. Including friends who have become like family. This is what Christ does for us, binds us together with a shared hope and joy that goes beyond time …

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05/09/2022

“Open and full of life!” | Haiti Deaf Academy Update

Last year, we introduced you to the Haiti Deaf Academy, which began nearly a decade ago to provide hearing impaired children with access to Haitian sign language and holistic, Gospel-centered care. Today, we have this exciting update for you— Haiti …

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05/03/2022

When Kids Go to School in Zambia

For years, you’ve faithfully loved and served orphans and vulnerable kids in Zambia, so we’re excited to share what God is doing with your support. Here’s what’s happening— First, an introduction. The large Chipata Compound near Kitwe is marked by …

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04/27/2022

Becoming Whole: Why the Opposite of Poverty Isn’t the American Dream | A Review

Looking for your next read? We’ve got you covered. Pick up Becoming Whole: Why the Opposite of Poverty Isn’t the American Dream by Brian Fikkert and Kelly Kapic. Here at Lifesong, we believe every Christian is called to do something for orphans and …

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04/11/2022

Faces on the Frontline: Relief & Evacuation In Ukraine

War in Ukraine rages on. Despite relief efforts, civilians are now being targeted, and infrastructure in major cities has been devastated. Over 10 million people—nearly a quarter of Ukraine’s population—have fled their homes seeking safety. Of those who have evacuated, …

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04/11/2022

We’re Celebrating a Graduation in Korea!

Orphans in Korea must move out of the orphanage within two weeks of graduating from high school. So—with your help—our team in Korea is committed to reaching orphan grads and helping them navigate adulthood.  Today, we’re excited to update you …

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04/07/2022

News From Ukraine: Wednesday, April 6

See the complete archive of news, updates, and prayer requests from Lifesong Ukraine here. Relief, evacuation, refugee care. These three needs have quickly become the top priorities of our team in Ukraine. As always, orphaned and vulnerable children remain at the …

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