Sponsorship Update- Guatemala School Supplies 2018

Orphan's HeartChild Sponsorship Matters, Guatemala, Mission News, Sponsorship Update

January is a time of new beginnings and in Guatemala it means the beginning of a new school year! Did you know these facts about Guatemala’s school attendance rates? According to UNICEF, it is estimated that 657,233 children in Guatemala do not attend school, which corresponds to 26% of the total population between 7 and 14 years of age. Every year about 204,593 children abandon school–this represents … Read More

Guatemala, October 14th – 20th, 2017; Trip Update 1

Deanna BerkesGuatemala, Mission News, Mission Trip Update

Our team this week is made up of people with many different skills and varied backgrounds, like most groups that travel with Orphan’s Heart. However, the thing that makes this team special is the degree of their commitment to returning and dedication to bringing the best care to our children. Florida Hospital has traveled with us for 8 consecutive years … 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