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10/21/2020

Orphan Sunday Is Coming November 8!

On Sunday, November 8, thousands of men and women across the globe will observe Orphan Sunday, and we want you to join us! We are rallying individuals and churches worldwide—in partnership with Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO)—to be the light for …

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10/14/2020

How a Pandemic Impacts Food Around the World

Times of crisis usually result in shortages. And COVID-19 has been no exception. In the United States, among other things, it was toilet paper. But in other countries around the world, it’s food. And while toilet paper has returned to …

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10/12/2020

“Everything Became Different” | Meet Koi

Thank you for loving and supporting our kids in Thailand through child sponsorships, giving, and praying.  Enjoy this update from our teammate, Jason Glass. We first met Koi in 2012. He was 7 years old, living on a construction site. …

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09/21/2020

Exciting News: School is Back in Session in Zambia!

Thank you for supporting vulnerable kids around the world. We’re excited to share some good news today from Kristie Cobb and our team in Zambia–. . Life in 2020 hasn’t been easy for anyone under any circumstances … So imagine …

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09/14/2020

Small Matters: 9 Powerful Quotes

Small matters: little things can (re)make a life. Small matters was the theme for the CAFO2020 Summit that was held last week. And like so many other events in our lives this year, the Summit looked very different than usual. Typically, …

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09/07/2020

Let’s Celebrate the End of Summer!

Last week we shared an update about the New Life program for young moms and orphan grads. Today, we’d like to give you a glimpse into the Ukraine summer camp program for orphaned and at-risk children. Thank you for your partnership …

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08/31/2020

Hope for Young Moms in Ukraine

In Ukraine, one of our goals is to help break the orphan cycle. One way we do that in is by providing continued love and support to orphan grads as they transition into adult living. A few years ago, Natasha, …

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08/26/2020

Hope Has Come: A Look at Student Life Homes

“Life in the compound is difficult.” The compound is a nearby village characterized by drunkenness and fighting and is home to many of the students who attend Lifesong School in Garneton, Zambia. The Lifesong Zambia team knew they needed to …

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08/17/2020

What Does Education Look Like for a Kid in Haiti?

If you’re a school-aged kid in Haiti… There’s a 50% chance you don’t attend school regularly. While every kid matters, lack of schools, high tuition rates, and socio-economic constraints severely limit school enrollment. Tuition is the #1 barrier to your education. 4 …

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08/12/2020

Who Does the Term “Orphan” Actually Refer To?

God calls us to care for orphans and those who cannot care for themselves. Lifesong is built on this belief. But in order to run after this calling, it’s important to ask the question…   Who does the term “orphan” …

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