For me they all have a name and a story.
They are not just children in a Facebook album or a blog post.
They have each been created by God and in His image according His plan and purpose for each of their lives.
They are children that we have held, prayed over and advocated for.
Children that we have longed for to have a family.
Children we have worried about, wept for, and lifted in prayer in the middle of many sleepless nights.
Children that our teams have rocked and held and fed and loved.
Children that we have placed our hands upon and cried out to God for.
The staff tirelessly cares for these children and love them deeply. It’s not just a job.
Currently the financial struggles are overwhelming.
Last month (January) the staff worked without being paid because there simply were no funds left. They are actively seeking local support in country and we know some local supporters are making donations.
They work hard to keep costs low. They have moved to a new location to save on rent, they have reluctantly had to let some of the nannies go out of sheer necessity to cut spending. But it is not enough.
Formula and food costs alone are staggering for 40 plus children.
If you had any inclination at all to sign up for sponsorship for one of the children or give direct donations support to the operation of the orphanage through the sponsorship of a nanny’s salary……PLEASE jump in.
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to be connected with a child to be a FIG for or any other questions!
Children’s lives literally are in the balance…..as well as welfare of the families of the nannies and guards.
Remember: international adoption, other than special needs, is not […]