Three Sisters Reach Their Goals Thirteen years ago Zhou Xiao Fen and her two sisters, Zhou Ming Fen and Zhou Wen Fen got a chance to attend school with a help of generous sponsors in the United States. When a worker in China located these three young girls, they were living with their widowed father who was working as farmer to provide for the family. Their mother tragically passed away. Three … [Read more...]
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“A bird sings not because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song,”- the old Chinese wisdom says. We are telling you the stories of the children we help every day, not because we know how to fix the whole wide world, feed all the poor or heal all the sick - but because we have a story to tell, and because you are the part of this story. This month you changed the lives of several … [Read more...]
We found He Qiao when she was 11 years old. Her father had died when she was six and her mother died when she was nine. Her grandparents were caring for her, but they were not able to provide for her. Qiao has been in our foster care program now for 11 years. Over the years, her reports told us more about this sweet young girl who has matured into a young lady. In middle school, she was in … [Read more...]
When we found Li Li in Xian, China, he was not able to attend middle school because he was helping provide income for his family to survive. The son of a mentally ill mother and handicapped father, he was found by one of our workers in 2007. He was making very little money feeding sheep and cutting sticks in the mountains to sell for firewood. He was only 14 years old, but a responsible … [Read more...]
As the spring season has arrived in China, our children are entering into a critical time for their schoolwork. Unlike in the US, those students finishing the 9th grade must pass a difficult test in China to be accepted into high school. Likewise, at the end of their 12th year of study, each student will take the GaoKao (test is similar to the SAT or ACT in the US) – this evaluates how well … [Read more...]