Category: Education

Equipped to Thrive

Home was not a happy place for 17-year-old Diana. Her mom always tried to do her best to raise her on her own. But things were very difficult, and life had begun to take its toll on Diana’s mental health. A friend started noticing that Diana had become increasingly withdrawn and isolated. She had stopped communicating… Read more »

Yuran’s Story

Our Hope Bunker projects in Costa Rica have been creating safe and secure environments for children for many years. Through both education and nutritional support, these initiatives help to display the practical love of Jesus to the community. We have seen so many lives transformed by the work of Hope Bunkers, and it’s not just… Read more »

A Safe Place to Grow

Twelve-year-old Daniil grew up in a broken home where it was difficult to make ends meet. His father left before he was born, and although his mom worked whatever jobs she could find to provide for Daniil and his sister, there were many days when they went without. Their home was in terrible disrepair, lacking water… Read more »

Restoring Childhood

The war in Ukraine may have slipped further down the running order of our news channels or been relegated to the inside pages of the newspaper, but it is far from over. Not only does the fighting continue, but the effects of this conflict will be felt across Europe and beyond for some considerable time… Read more »

Surrounded By Love

Denis was born into an ordinary family. He has a father and a younger sister. Unfortunately, two years ago, his mother died of cancer. After her death, his father began to drink heavily. The drunken nights would often end in violence. Denis would run away from the attacks and sleep wherever he could find a… Read more »

From Lack to Living

Every day, Orphan’s Promise work with children and families who are caught in the cycle of poverty. Lack and struggle is part of everyday life and there can seem like there is no way out. Our heart is to take the at-risk and bring them to a place of thriving, to give them hope and… Read more »

Vitaly’s Story

Dreaming of a Future of Promise   The war in Ukraine has caused so much damage to the region and its people. Many lives have been needlessly lost, and many cities have been turned into rubble. Yet our Orphan’s Promise staff, teams and volunteers have continued to bring the Light of the World into the darkest places…. Read more »

A Chance for Change

Tel was just 8 months old when his father departed the home. His mother, Dao, was left to raise Tel and his elder sibling. With little support, her mental health was severely affected. There were many times when Dao felt as though she’d reached the end of herself—and at her lowest point, she even considered… Read more »

Overcoming the Dark

Finding Hope in Education   Hibah is a twenty-nine-year-old Syrian refugee and a mother of two girls, Sabi and Rukan. She escaped the scenes of bombing, war and violence and came to settle in South of Lebanon seeking refuge and safety.   “When we reached South Lebanon, we lived in primitive conditions in informal tented… Read more »

Fariah Finds a New Beginning

Serving the Refugee Community in Lebanon   For so many people fleeing the war in Syria, Lebanon became a place of refuge. Tens of thousands of refugees crossed the borders, including the parents of 7-year-old Fariha. Although safety from war was found, life was far from easy. One of 7 siblings, Fariha and her family… Read more »

Packing For Success

School Backpacks Distribution   Our team in East Africa, spearheaded by OP Regional Manager Esther Kariuki, were recently able to visit a small town in Kenya with some wonderful gifts. Just over 200 miles from Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, lies the small town of Taveta. Orphan’s Promise partner project Taveta Children’s Assistance (TCA) has been working… Read more »

Josphat’s Story of Success

Education Makes a Way for New Opportunity in Kenya   As an organization, Orphan’s Promise wholeheartedly believes in education. In fact, we think that it is a key element in breaking the poverty cycle. For so many children across the world, access to education can be difficult. Through partnerships with local projects, we want to… Read more »

Yura’s Story of Overcoming Adversity

Yura Blog | Ukraine

Yura never knew the love of a family. He never felt like he belonged. The he found love and acceptance through an Orphan’s Promise outreach in Ukraine.