Surgery soon in Wuhan, ChinaSince our last post, ZhenZhen has arrived in Wuhan and is now being evaluated by a wonderful team of cardiologists and various other specialists. They are trying to determine what steps, if any, can be taken to improve her deteriorating heart condition.ZhenZhen in her Wuhan hospital roomFrom the time she was abandoned in a hospital by her mother at 4 years … [Read more...]
China - Agape Asia Foundation
Agape Asia currently supports five orphanages in China. Each orphanage is able to provide basic care services for just $35 per month or just three dollars ($3) a day per child.
A Story of Hope, Defying the OddsWe were visiting a hospital in Zhengzhou, Henan in April 2004 when a surgeon told us about a four-year-old girl who had been abandoned by her mother in the hospital lobby. Her name was Wang Zhen Zhen ("Jen Jen"). Her mother and a motorcycle taxi had brought her to the hospital because she had a stroke. Her mother and the taxi driver were never seen again, and … [Read more...]
A few weeks ago, as the Chinese New Year festival was beginning, we were notified by local officials in Luxi that we would be required to vacate our Refuge of Grace Care Center there. This came as quite a surprise to us - because we have been working for several months with officials in the provincial capital of Nanchang to gain registration for RGCC - building on what we now have for our … [Read more...]
by Dr. Graham Sweeney, Chairman, Agape Asia Board of Directors I had the distinct honor of being the guest/visitor to one of Agape Asia’s care centers - the Jackson Family Care Center in Zigong, China. Home to the renowned Zigong Dinosaur Museum. More renowned were the children that live and play in a very basic environment. There is no heat in the facility, often times … [Read more...]
Tomorrow is November 27, 2018 - #GivingTuesday. This is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.So, this year, … [Read more...]