I traveled to Mongolia in mid-May and spent the remainder of the month there with Solongo and her team (Oyuna, our social worker, and Bayarma, our psychologist). In the coming weeks, I will be providing details from that visit and let you know how you can be part of this growing and life-changing work.The air travel to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia's capital, took a little more than 28 hours and … [Read more...]
Read about our work to care for children who have been orphaned or abandoned by their families. Hundreds of children are left without families around the capital of Ulaanbaatar. We are also working in a Children's Prison on the outskirts of the capital to provide ethics and values training as well as vocational skills to prepare the children for life after they leave the institution.
We made a very significant step forward last week in Mongolia. We signed an agreement with the Children's Prison in Ulaanbaatar to begin our training program in the prison. This is the result of more than a year's work by Solongo and the team there. Our program teaching values, ethics, and vocational skills will begin later this month.Now, you can be part of this unique project! We … [Read more...]
In January 2018, we started working in Mongolia. Since then, we have established a local charity - Amin Huuhed - started caring for abandoned and vulnerable children around the capital of Ulaanbaatar, and set up a values education program in the local Children's Prison.Now, we need your help to provide safe, reliable transportation for our team to care for the children. Until now, we have … [Read more...]
This has been a year of learning, growing, and blessing for our work in Mongolia. Solongo and the team in Ulaanbaatar have been busy. They have been providing care for dozens of children, establishing sponsorships for dozens more children, getting required training, working with the local schools, translating instructional material, and visiting the children's prison in preparation for a program … [Read more...]
In mid-July, I visited Mongolia to evaluate our progress and develop an action plan for our next steps. You may recall back in January, we began operations there and our focus is to develop self-sustaining orphan care and child benefit programs.Here are some thoughts on four aspects of the work underway there:(1) Mongolian registered NGO. A key to this work is the Mongolian non-government … [Read more...]