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...]
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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 August, we provided our first surgery ever for a child in Thailand. Check out the following story and photos of Pansa from our friend, Robert Reagan, in Chiang Mai, Thailand:I couldn't take my eyes off her cute face and lazy eye as I walked to an ATM at a gas station.About 30 years ago my buddy, Dr. Bruce Woodall, told me, "Most people put a patch on the lazy eye, but they need to … [Read more...]
On August 23, we were awarded Foreign Non-governmental Organization (NGO) registration in China. This is a very significant step forward. We are among the first organizations to receive this distinction in Sichuan Province.In the fall of 2016, China passed the new Foreign NGO Law and it went into effect January 2017. We have been pursuing registration since the law went into effect. For more … [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...]