Our work began by establishing children’s homes and training centers to provide a safe and loving environment in which our children can thrive and develop to their full potential. Most of our kids come to us from tragic backgrounds, facing an uncertain future with virtually no hope but, with the generous support of our sponsors, we’re able to meet their emotional, medical and educational needs—and beyond. Since our inception, nearly 195 children have been brought under our wing.
Our homes are designed to give children a sense of family and the stability that naturally follows. Adult caregivers act as parental role models and provide both a good example and positive influence. Our goal is to prepare our kids to be independent adults with strong moral character and good social standing. By seeing that each one receives a quality education—even levels of higher learning in many cases—we are preparing them to take on positions of leadership in the future.
The number of children in need far surpassed the space available in our homes, so later we looked for a way to expand our outreach. Village Aid was born and, under this program, children remain with their relatives while receiving humanitarian assistance and emotional nurturing from members of our staff. This approach has enabled us to greatly multiply our impact because our reach extends not only to the children but to their impoverished relatives as well.
DOB: November 6, 2012
Abraham is a cheerful boy despite his difficult life. His mother suffered from mental illness and left home when he was a year old. A year later, his father had a brain hemorrhage, leaving this family to struggle with severe poverty.
Abraham would like to be a teacher.
DOB: March 21, 2013
When Amy was four years old, her parents were killed in a car accident, leaving young Amy and her sister alone. Amy went to live with her grandmother, but she was in bad health and could not support Amy. She loves painting and dreams of becoming an artist when she grows up.
DOB: October 8, 2013
Leo is a cheerful boy despite his hardships. Last year his mother died unexpectedly and his father is disabled and cannot support their family.
When we first visited Leo, he said, “I am eager to live, I am eager to go to school, I am eager to be loved!” His words touched everyone.
DOB: December 29, 2008
When Kevin was only six years old, his father was diagnosed with liver cancer and he is disabled. His mother suffers from many diseases and her legs are deformed. Neither of Kevin's parents can work. The family has no income at all and they live in extreme poverty.
DOB: June 14, 2010
Both of Grace’ parents are handicapped. When her father was four years old, he was in a car accident and lost both legs. Her mother had her right leg amputated due to bone cancer, Grace's family lives in extreme poverty and this sweet girl has been the caregiver for both of her parents.
DOB: November 9, 2016
Jacob is a sweet and energetic boy. Jacob’s mother suddenly got sick and died unexpectedly. Jacob’s father was born deaf, has mental illness and cannot work. Jacob and his brother are cared by their aunt, but the family lives in extreme poverty.
DOB: September 7, 2008
Lisa's father sadly died of cancer in 2018 and now the family relies on the grandparents who cannot support them. Lisa's mother has found a low paying job, but cannot earn enough to feed her children and parents. This family lives in severe poverty and Lisa needs our help.
DOB: June 13, 2012
Jill lives in a very poor family. Her mother has a mental disability her father has physical disabilities and both are unable to work other than father trying to farm, but it is not enough. Jill is a good child and loves school. She would like to be a scientist when she grows up.
DOB: May 25, 2010
Maya's father died when she was a baby and her mother left the family. She has been raised by her grandparents and they love her very much, but they struggle to care for and feed their family. Maya is sweet and energetic and helps take care of her 95 year old great grandfather.
DOB: October 17, 2012
Jimmy is a sweet boy. Sadly, his mother committed suicide in 2019 and his father struggles to care for the Jimmy and his sister. He works small jobs in their village, but cannot earn enough money to feed his children. Jimmy's family lives in extreme poverty.
DOB: January 7, 2005
Sherry is a sweet girl. Sadly, his mother committed suicide in 2019 and his father struggles to care for Sherry and her brother, Jimmy. Her fat works small jobs in their village, but cannot earn enough money to feed his children. Sherry and Jimmy's family lives in extreme poverty.
DOB: April 24, 2008
When Jackson was 3 years old, his mother died and 4 years later, sadly his father passed away leaving Jackson and his brother to live with grandparents whose health is not good and they struggle to provide for their family. Jackson helps his family during planting season.
DOB: December 23, 2004
Jonah is Jackson's brother. When Jonah was 7 years old, is mother died and 4 years later, his father passed away leaving Jonah and his brother to live with grandparents whose health is not good and they struggle to provide for their family. Jonah tries to help all he can.
DOB: December 12, 2006
Nathan has a giving heart despite the tragedy in his life. His father killed his mother and then committed suicide leaving him to live with his grandmother and aunt. His aunt tries to support the family, but they struggle with extreme poverty. Nathan dreams of becoming a scientist.
DOB: December 13, 2006
When Victor was 5 years old, his mother was in a terrible car accident and was badly injured. A year later, Victor's father died of a sudden heart attack. His mother tries to work in the fields and Victor helps her. Victor would like to do well in school to help others.
DOB: September 01, 2010
Ella is a cheerful girl despite tragedy in her young life. Ella's mother committed suicide and she was left to her grandmother who is elderly and cannot work. The two struggle to survive. Ella likes school very much and is a good student. She would thrive with a little help.