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Can You Imagine?

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Can You Imagine?

“I can’t imagine” is a phrase commonly expressed by team members on our short-term mission trips. “I can’t imagine putting my child in an orphanage. I can’t imagine refusing to care for my nieces and nephews if they needed me.”

Can you imagine?

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The Entire Child: Wholistic Care at Home and Abroad

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The Entire Child: Wholistic Care at Home and Abroad

What does it mean to care for the "whole" child? What does that look like?  It seems counterintuitive in some ways. If we're caring for a child, we're caring for the whole child, right? Roof over her head. Shoes on his feet. Books for school. At World Orphans, we see a distinction between caring for a child and caring for the whole child. We use the term "wholistic" a lot, but what does that even mean?

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When Families Can’t or Won’t

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When Families Can’t or Won’t

In a perfect world—a world we dream about frequently—these words would never have to be uttered. Children would have homes, healthy families, and environments within which to thrive.

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