Sponsorship Update- Dominican Republic, January 2018

Kaysey GilbreathChild Sponsorship Matters, Dominican Republic, Sponsorship Update

The new year was off to a great start for the sponsored families in the Dominican Republic!  In January, the families gathered together for an educational talk on nutrition and its importance in the first few years of a child’s life. They also had the opportunity for a Q&A session with a local medical assistant. The families learned a lot … Read More

Sponsorship Update- Dominican Republic Christmas Parties 2017

Kaysey GilbreathChild Sponsorship Matters, Dominican Republic, Sponsorship Update

2017 was a wonderful year for Orphan’s Heart Child Sponsorship in the Dominican Republic! In 2017, the program grew from just 40 sponsored children to over 100 sponsored children! We praise the Lord for his work in the Dominican Republic and give thanks for each sponsor. The sponsored children are receiving spiritual, nutritional, educational and emotional support year-round and also … Read More

Dominican Republic, September 30th – October 6th, 2017; Trip Update 5

Deanna BerkesDominican Republic, Mission Trip Update

Perseverance. Endurance. Staying power. All things that require us to keep moving. Keep doing….But our bodies and our hearts are breakable and weak. The heaviness of this life threatens to cause us to fold under the pressure. James describes it like this, “For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let … Read More

Dominican Republic, September 30th – October 6th, 2017; Trip Update 2

Angela BurkettDominican Republic, Mission News

On our second full day of working in the Dominican Republic and amongst the people, we got to do some serious building! This morning we got to work alongside 15 very gracious local residents in beginning the construction of 4 homes. We worked side-by-side building walls, securing rebar and preparing for tomorrow’s concrete reinforcement. As we piled each block, it … Read More

Dominican Republic, July 22nd – 28th, 2017; Trip Update 4

Angela BurkettDominican Republic

Waterstone Church/Orphan’s Heart Mission, Dominican Republic, July 27, 2017. Final work day. After breakfast and an emotional devotion, we traveled to the site for the last time today. We played the name game and had a moment of prayer with our in-country counter-parts; it was emotional for all of us. Our Dominican brothers have grown closer to us in this … Read More