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Helping teens in Kyrgyzstan

October 16th, 2014 by Karen Springs

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  Nestled in the heart of central Asia and lined with snow-capped mountains at every bend, Kyrgyzstan is a country filled with magnificent beauty and breathtaking views. Yet looking beyond the country’s natural beauty you find a third of the population living in poverty, and social orphans living in institutions as a result of alcoholism […]

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be unable to communicate with the ones you love most? Or how it would feel if you were unable to hear or speak, while others viewed you like you were intellectually impaired or a burden on society without any potential? During a recent visit to […]

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Psalm 68:5-6 gives me a glimpse into the caring heart of our loving Heavenly Father – “A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in his holy dwelling. God sets the lonely in families.” I have had the blessing of growing up in a warm loving family. I believe God intended this […]

A Journey of Renewed Hope

August 12th, 2014 by Tim

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In May 2008, Cyclone Nargis ripped through the Irrawaddy Delta region of Myanmar. There was widespread destruction with thousands of people estimated to have tragically lost their lives. Not long after the disaster, Orphan’s Promise connected with a ministry partner to establish a much needed preschool in the devastated Irrawaddy region. This was greatly appreciated […]

Restoration in Ukraine’s east

August 7th, 2014 by Karen Springs

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As warfare continues rage on in many parts of eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian military has set other cities that were once war zones free. Sloviansk, a city where OP has done much work over the years, was one of the hardest hit cities. Now that the pro-Russian separatists have fled, people are returning to their war […]

Legacy of Love – Julie Jenney

July 25th, 2014 by Terry Meeuwsen

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Dear Friends of Orphan’s Promise, It is with great sadness that I write this.  Our colleague of many years, and dear friend, Julie Jenney, passed away on July 19th after an eight year battle with cancer. When Orphan’s Promise was just beginning, Julie was Executive Producer of a CBN daily talk show called “Living the […]

Ukraine: An Epicenter of Charity and War

June 25th, 2014 by Karen Springs

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Slaviansk, a city in eastern Ukraine with about 130,000 residents, has suddenly gained international notoriety, as it has become one of the epicenters of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. A gateway city to the eastern regions of Donetsk, Lugansk, and Kharkiv, it is a strategic location for pro-Russian separatists. However, prior to the international attention […]

Ukraine Update – June 2014

June 25th, 2014 by OrphansPromise

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I wanted to share this from one of our workers in the field in Ukraine. Thank you for your prayers for the situation in Ukraine and the presidential elections, as well as God’s hand upon our country. I have just received a great update from our in-country team and wanted to pass the information along […]

What’s Happening With Orphans in Ukraine

June 24th, 2014 by OrphansPromise

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Sixteen orphans from a children’s shelter in Snizhne, in the Donetsk Oblast, were taken by force to the Russian Federation and are presently in a refugee camp in Novoshakhtinsk (Rostov Olbast), reports Voice of Ukraine, June 12. Accompanying the orphans are two Ukrainian educators, Vera Sahaydak, the head of Child Welfare Services of the Donetsk […]

Warm Winter Help for Arvan

May 27th, 2014 by OrphansPromise

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  Now that warm weather is FINALLY upon us, the cold winter months are fading from our memories. But in Gyumri, those freezing cold months continue for some time without the benefit of firewood and warm housing.   This past January we gave firewood to many of the families we serve with our program of “Warm […]