This summer, we welcomed darling Kayla to our foster care program in Loudi. Kayla is 19 months old and has Down Syndrome. Since joining her foster family in June, Kayla has made incredible progress! Read more.
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Over 100 orphaned children with cerebral palsy live at the Physical Therapy (PT) Center in Kaifeng, Henan. The center serves the entire province, and orphanages from throughout Henan send their children to the center for healing care.
In addition, a number of children in the local community are served daily by the PT Center even though they do not live there as residents. Read more.
Yvonne’s mother died giving birth to her, and two years later her father lost his life in a car accident. Now Yvonne is being raised by her grandparents who work in rice paddy fields in rural Hunan to support the family. We are very pleased to count Yvonne as part of our Impoverished Student Support program.
Currently eight years old, Yvonne is in fourth grade. Her school is in an area with beautiful scenery but also poor road conditions with large pot holes. Read more.
Bright and determined are the first words that come to mind as we describe thirteen-year-old Belle, the final student we are featuring in our Impoverished Student Support Program.
To help pay for the family’s needs, Belle’s father works in Shenzhen while his family remains in rural Hunan, and they aren’t able to see him very often. Belle is extremely close with her mother and really misses her when she is away at middle school where she is a boarder. Read more.
Zita is a sixteen-year-old high school student who is part of our Impoverished Student Support program in Hunan.
In 2010, Zita’s life changed forever when her father was involved in a very serious car accident. He survived but was unable to return to work, and Zita’s mother and treasured little sister have been forced to live in another city to try to earn money to support the family. Read more.
Just seven years old, Yvonne had a very difficult beginning to her life. She says, “My mother died the day I was born, giving her life for mine.”
Just two years after her mother’s death, her father was killed in a car accident. Yvonne’s grandparents are raising her. They work in rice paddy fields to earn money for the family, but understandably they are faced with many financial challenges. Read more.
When Sandy entered LWB’s Impoverished Student Support program in the fall of 2013, she was 13 years old and beginning 8th grade.
Sandy’s first letters to her sponsors were short and spoke only of her academic achievement. As the months went on, Sandy began to open up more to her sponsors and began to share her hopes and dreams with us. Read more.