Anita Spirek’s family of five sponsors seven children in Guatemala. The first child, José, inspired her resolve to never give up on even one. This is how their journey began.
When Kara and Olivia decided to join others in the Michigan area on a journey to India with WCSG Radio, they expected to be challenged and changed. But neither woman could have predicted the life-changing friendships that would be awaiting them.
At present there are more than 163 million orphans around the world. Tiffany Taylor Wines, Director of Marketing at Orphan Outreach, describes their situation: "The children we work with experience unimaginable tragedies and are often victims of violence, extreme poverty, sexual abuse, physical and psychological trauma, trafficking and malnutrition. These children count on everyone reading this article to make a difference in their lives. Every one child saved will impact the countries they live in."
The Orphan Outreach Women for Orphans Worldwide (WOW) team walked into Love the Child baby home in San Lucas, Guatemala, to deliver more than hugs and encouragement to infants and caregivers. One of their supply duffels was filled with pacifiers, pillows, training cups, bibs, bowls, wipes and toys - all generously provided by Piyo Piyo, a company founded by parents who care deeply about giving nothing but the absolute best to children.
In the Mathare slum of Nairobi stands the Patmos Junior School, a symbol of hope for one of the largest and poorest areas of Africa. The more than 300,000 children in the slum face unspeakable conditions - gross poverty, crime, violence, and the HIV/AIDS pandemic - and there is little opportunity for education due to severe overcrowding in the few public schools available.
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