Tag Archives: Huainan

Bravo to Bethel

It always warms our hearts when organizations in China pull together to help kids in need.

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Over the past year, three children with vision issues who were previously in LWB programs have moved  to the care of Bethel China. Bethel provides highly specialized care for children with vision issues of all severities in a loving, home-like environment. We shared the stories of these three kids shortly after they moved to Bethel. We recently received an update, so we thought you might like to see how well these kids are doing. Read more.

Kylie, Back On Her Feet

Kylie, a beautiful girl in LWB’s Believe in Me Huainan School had outgrown her prosthetic leg and without it was no longer able to move around the classroom or her orphanage by herself. Her teacher and caregivers were having to carry her from place to place, and she wasn’t able to run and play with her friends.
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Filling Tummies for Children’s Day

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June 1st is known as International Children’s Day around the world. Children’s Day, or Liù Yi Guójì Értóng Jié, as it is known in China, is a day that honors the child. In China, children have the day off of school, and children’s admission to many fun and cultural activities is free on this day. It is a day filled with fun, a day that celebrates the joy that is being a child. Read more.

Amber Awaits

Adorable Amber is almost eight years old and awaits her family!  Since 2010, Amber has been in has been in LWB’s Huainan Education program.

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Rob: LWB’s Featured Child of the Week

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Rob entered LWB’s Anhui Healing Home at the beginning of this year. He had an unrepaired cleft lip and palate and also a hernia. Read more.

Friday Fun: A Little Trip Trivia

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This week, three LWB team members from the U.S. are leaving for China to visit existing programs and to hopefully set up some new programs as well. They have a very busy itinerary which includes several different Chinese provinces. As you read about their trip, we thought it would be fun to challenge you with some trivia questions about these areas. Read more.

Five Beautiful Before and Afters!

In November, five children traveled to Shanghai to receive free cleft lip and palate surgeries at Fudan Hospital.  A month before, Fudan contacted us to offer children in our programs these free surgeries to celebrate the opening of their new charitable organization, Bestway.  We scrambled to line up the children in time to travel, knowing this was a wonderful opportunity to receive very quality repairs.

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One of the major stumbling blocks we faced was finding caregivers to stay with the children in the hospital.  Grace and Tony came from an orphanage in Guangdong Province where we recently started an education program, and there weren’t enough nannies from their orphanage to send on the trip.  Read more.

First Day of School in Huainan

The first day of school — what a thrilling time of new beginnings and possibilities!

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For these precious little ones in Huainan, last week was the first day to leave the orphanage and go to kindergarten outside of the Believe in Me school. With the hard work and dedication of our Huainan team, we were able to convince the orphanage to allow these children to go to school – real public school – with their peers. Read more

Summertime Fun in Huainan

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Summer is the season for children everywhere. For the children in LWB’s Believe in Me Huainan School, it is break time from the routine, accomplishments, and strides of the school year. Longer periods of outdoor playing, field trips, and summertime haircuts are in store. Daisy is one of those children who loves summer. Read more

Life Skills: Shop, Cook, and Enjoy!

Love Without Boundaries is excited to announce that we are in the process of developing a brand new initiative within our Education program: Life Skills and Community Bridging.  This program is being created to help older children who are no longer available for adoption gain the critical every-day life skills they need to help prepare for life outside the institution. Last week, the program launched with five older children, all students in our Huainan Education Program.

All summer, they will work with a very special foster mom, who has a big heart and so much to offer as their mentor.  Read more

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