Archive for the ‘Blog’ Category

Keeping Families Together Works!

April 23rd, 2014 by OrphansPromise

Ten-year-old Faa has never met her mother.  Her father is in prison.  When she was just one day old, her grandparents, Pongsee and Chert, began caring for her.  They are the only family Faa has known.  Faa’s grandma, Pongsee, told us, “I needed to take care of her.  I never thought to take her to […]

Anti-Sex Trafficking

April 14th, 2014 by julie

There is nothing that is quite as disturbing to the soul as when male and female children are trafficked for sexual exploitation. Thankfully, there are many ministries and organizations working worldwide to fight this horrific tsunami of degradation. Orphan’s Promise has dedicated massive efforts and funding to work in conjunction with our ministry partners to […]

New Hope in Thailand

April 7th, 2014 by OrphansPromise

Every orphaned, displaced and neglected child yearns for a safe nurturing home, filled with love and kindness. The home that 32 Shan children share is no different; it is a home run by one of our ministry partners in Thailand. When many of these children first arrived at this Christian home in Northern Thailand, their […]

Merry Christmas! Needy Kids Get Unexpected Gifts!

January 5th, 2014 by OrphansPromise

End of Year Report For OP

January 3rd, 2014 by Terry Meeuwsen

Outreach Summary / December 2013 Dear Friends and Family of Orphan’s Promise. We wanted to share some of the highlights in this past year with you. I’m amazed at what God has done with a handful of people and the generosity of folks like you! Formed in 2005, Orphan’s Promise has worked in 61 countries and […]

Christmas Gifts Galore!

December 29th, 2013 by julie

Santa came early to deliver a special Christmas gift to the children, as well as the teachers, at Norfolk’s P.B. Young Elementary School on December 18th. P.B. Young is one of the poorest schools in Virginia. The gifts were new, warm, winter coats, mufflers, hats, gloves and a long-sleeved shirt to keep the 540 children […]

Let’s Do More In 2-0-1-4!

December 28th, 2013 by jordan

I greatly enjoy movies!  Especially the inspirational genre, there is something captivating about a true story that warms the heart or provokes further thought about amazing situations.  Whether it is an exciting sports movie or some other uplifting film, there are stories that share about people who have been motivated to achieve a personal dream, […]

Honoring A Friend

December 17th, 2013 by Terry Meeuwsen

I’m always impressed at the creative ways people can come up with for raising money to help those less fortunate.  Our Office Manager, Stacy had a best friend who passed from this life into heaven before her time. Jennifer Sortino was a teacher, wife and loving mother to three children. It had always been her […]

The Old Russian Shoemaker 2013

December 10th, 2013 by Karen

Colorado –  The tale of the Old Russian Shoemaker, based on the short story by Leo Tolstoy, has been brought to life on stages across the US since 2003.  Under the direction of Orphan’s Promise in Kiev, a group of orphans has traveled to the US each Christmas to share this heartwarming production and to […]

Ongoing Help & Change in Roma Community

November 20th, 2013 by Nataliya Khomyak

The following update is from my husband, Yuriy who is checking on projects within the Roma communities that Orphan’s Promise has been working with for the past several years. You may already know how we have winterized homes, built others, provided warm blankets and coats, conducted seminars to teach them how to plant, harvest and store their food so they […]