Yahoo! $4,000 For Yago

When we first met handsome Yago in 2011, he had just entered our Believe in Me School in Changzhi.

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With determination in his eyes and strength of will, Yago rapidly stood out among the other students. Read more.

Home Improvement

One big change in any family’s life when they welcome a child is the sheer amount of stuff that comes with that child.

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Bottles, diapers, clothing, toys, and equipment of every shape and size require a lot of storage space.  LWB’s Anhui Healing Home (AHH) has been caring for babies since 2008.  This healing home is set up in a cozy home-like setting with three bedrooms, a bathroom, and a kitchen. Read more.

Laurie: LWB’s Featured Child of the Week

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Laurie came to LWB’s attention when she was two months old because of a pretty serious heart defect. She was admitted to our Heartbridge Healing Home so she could be closely monitored while she gained weight to qualify for her heart surgery. Read more.

A New Cleft Initiative

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Over the last decade, LWB has helped thousands of orphaned children find the hope and healing they deserve.  We continually ask ourselves, however, what more we can be doing to help prevent abandonment and keep families together. Read more.

Please Allow Us to Brag About These Boys!

LWB’s Education Program has many students who are making great progress, thanks to the opportunities given to them by their sponsors. We would like to introduce you to and brag about three of our preschool students: Joshua, Brian Christopher, and Will.

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Joshua has made so much progress in his toddler class. When he first came to school, he walked unsteadily. Now he not only walks smoothly, but also very quickly! Read more.

An Adoption Assistance Grant for Pearl

We are truly thrilled and honored to be announcing LWB’s newest adoption assistance grant recipient:  Precious Pearl from Guizhou.

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Six year old Pearl is currently living with a loving foster care family. She has lower limb paralysis, a result of post-operative surgery and spina bifida.  However, she has determination and spirit in spades! Read more.

Mikel: LWB’s Story of the Month

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Mikel is a handsome eight-year-old boy who attends LWB’s Believe in Me school inside his orphanage in Shanxi Province. Our teachers absolutely love him and say he is a very well behaved little boy who listens well in class and always wants to finish his projects. Read more.

Leo: LWB’s Featured Child of the Week

Leo arrived to LWB’s Anhui Healing Home (AHH) weighing just 2.9 kg (6.4 lb) at one month old. His heart defect caused him to be weary from simple acts of eating or interacting for short periods of time.

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His loving nannies at AHH worked with him by feeding him nutritious formula in smaller, more frequent doses, which contributed to his steady weight gain.
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Less Than Infinite Possibilities

When a baby is born, her life is so full of promise.  She could grow up to become anything.  She could be a teacher, a scientist, or even president.  She could lead the UN or the next Apple.  There are no limits on her potential.

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As that child ages, it becomes clear that she is better at some things than others.  As she enters school and perhaps struggles to read or grasp subtraction, the infinite possibilities of her future narrow. Read more.

Defenseless

My first granddaughter was born last week, with a full head of black hair and the sweetest little face.  I was blessed to be in the delivery room, and at one point I stood back in reverence thinking about the countless women through the ages who have gone through the ritual of labor to bring new life into the world.

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When Naomi was born, the elation in the room was unmistakable.  There were tears of joy, laughter and smiles – and when I was handed my granddaughter for the first time, I was filled with wonder at just how tiny she was.  She was utterly defenseless, and it quickly crossed my mind that newborns are completely dependent on those around them.  They cannot survive without an adult to watch over them. Read more.

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