On a global scale there is no arguing that life in a family is the best option for any child.
The organizations featured here provide resources for families across the globe who are in crisis. These organizations promote family preservation and family reunification so the relinquishment of a child is not an option. From providing community support in Ethiopia to bringing medical support to communites in Latin America these organizations are doing their part to keep families together and ultimately prevent orphans.
Let us know if you know of an organization we can add to our growing list of organizations doing their part to keep families together through family and community support.
Kolibri-Children at Risk Foundation was originally created to help children on the streets of São Paulo, Brazil. Through the years its main focus has morphed into preventitive work by putting into place tools that will enable these children to take charge of their own live...Read the full article
Project HOPEFUL’s mission is to bring hope to overlooked children and vulnerable mothers around the world. They work in the United States and globally to support families and individuals fostering, adopting, or considering care for overlooked orphaned children. Project...Read the full article
The Grace Center in our city is an amazing project that although has many imperfections, the Father has continuously worked miracles through this place. The Grace project’s main focus is what I would call “orphan prevention”. I guess if we were to get super tech...Read the full article
A Note from RainbowKids: The following article featuring Noah, one of RainbowKids Hope Ambassadors, has been graciously shared by charity:water, a non-profit organization bringing clean, safe drinking water to people in developing countries. Every year at this time cha...Read the full article
The young, drug-addicted mother tested HIV-positive—and so did the baby girl to whom she had given birth. Stigmatized for having HIV, the mother abandoned her daughter at a rehabilitation center in Aizawl, India, fleeing further social mistreatment. It was then that Lucy Ma...Read the full article
You may have heard of Maggie Doyne. A few years ago a video, A 23 Year Old Mother of 30, produced by The Do Lectures and featuring Maggie circulated around the Internet. Since that video a lot has changed in Maggie’s life. Most notably BlinkNow, the Nepal b...Read the full article
Orphan Outreach is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to reaching out to the millions of at risk children throughout the world. Working primarily in Guatemala, Honduras, India, Kenya, Latvia, Russia and the United States, they support a variety of programs des...Read the full article
Tan Pinney has come along ways from his days as an immunologist and laboratory research technician in the mid-1970s. His need for people contact pushed him away from the secluded life in the lab and toward the field of medicine. He left research behind to spend the next twenty-ei...Read the full article
Sometimes, the answer to something so monumental and seemingly insurmountable can be as small as a peanut. In the ongoing struggle to reach millions of children with lifesaving treatments to combat acute malnutrition before they die from the effects, a peanut is precisely w...Read the full article
Empowering women to end poverty is not a new concept. It has been an understated concept, but it certainly isn’t new. Time and time again women have proven that if they are given a voice and an opportunity they will not just “get by” but they will ex...Read the full article
Adoption Ministry 1:27 is a Christian missionary organization called to help meet the needs of widows, children, and at risk famiiles in Ethiopia. Its main goal is to preserve families and prevent orphans. Working in cooperation with their Ethiopian Church Pa...Read the full article
Not far from Disneyland, a small gathering of children eagerly await for their van to pull into the motel parking lot. They have waited for this moment all day. Within minutes the van doors open and they eagerly hop in, joining a dozen other young passengers. It exits the pa...Read the full article
Bring Love In is a community of people from all over the world, a movement really, people who are reaching outside of their comfort zones and doing what they can to help unite widows and orphans in Ethiopia to form new families. In their own words, “We do this because ...Read the full article
Trafficking is modern-day slavery with women, men, and children lured or coerced into indentured labor or sexual exploitation. UNICEF estimates as many as 5.5 million child victims fuel this $150 billion industry. Organizations including the National Center for Missing and ...Read the full article
In the future I would like to open a museum of orphanages. As a social worker I see just how horrible orphanages are every day, every month, the whole year round. Whenever I set foot in one of those buildings there are one or two things that stand out, that hit me because they ar...Read the full article