Seeing Clearly »

Fednia came to Harvest Care Children’s Home confused and afraid. She was unexpectedly transferred from another children’s home and wasn’t told why. Being uprooted once again created another painful rip in her heart. She arrived at Harvest Care wounded and angry, with thick emotional walls around her small frame. For the first few months, Fednia […]

Up for the Task »

“Que onda!,” Juan greets his friends. Juan doesn’t welcome with a handshake, but a tight embrace. He is funny, a bit of a jokester, but most of all, he is a joy to be around. He loves his friends fiercely. This is far from the boy who arrived at Rancho de los Niños ten years […]

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The Start of Something New »

It took Katarina a little longer to get up from the dinner table that night. After caring for ten children all day at Rukuba Children’s Home, this particular day had been especially draining. She mustered her last bit of energy, sighed and slowly stood up. “How can I help you tonight?” The small voice was […]

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Quiet Determination »

“Que onda!,” Juan greets his friends. Juan doesn’t greet his friends with a handshake, but a tight embrace. He is funny, a bit of a jokester, but most of all, he is a joy to be around. He loves his friends fiercely. This is far from the boy who arrived at Rancho de los Niños […]

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Transformed from the Inside Out »

Elias and Maritza started calling Del Norte Children’s Home their home on August 3rd. Along with their two children, they became caregivers for siblings Jessica, Natanael and Tadeo. When they moved in, they were full of questions. Will we be able to do this? How will this impact our family?  Elias and Maritza had many concerns and fears, […]

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Conquering a Mountain »

Gennie could hear the delighted squeals before Cinthya came in the door. After months of hard work, prayer and tears, it had finally happened. Cinthya threw open the front door of the house and bolted inside to share the good news with her house mother.

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Family Matters »

This video begins with a question. It’s one most us have probably been asked before—if you could have dinner with anyone, living or dead, who would you choose?

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It Was a Good Day »

The bus stopped in front of the Museo Maya de Cancun. Everyone streamed down the bus steps and then back up the concrete steps of the museum.

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I’ve Been There Too »

Like so many orphans and vulnerable children, Mounika was a victim of bullying. A difficult past and lack of access to quality education had put her behind academically.

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Living in the Overflow »

It’s busy this time of year. As we scramble to make last minute gift purchases, travel plans and menus for holiday meals, I sometimes find myself wanting this season to be over.

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