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Aids Orphans

Our Baffling New National AIDS Plan

Chris Norwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Norwood

The National AIDS Plan is not wrong in what it does say. But the important issues left out -- almost bizarrely unmentioned -- are what make this plan so incomprehensible.

Charity as a Drop in the Bucket: Day 9

Ken Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ken Wong

I spent nine days in Malawi trying to turn deformed maize, witchcraft, and HIV into catalysts of change. Join me and my Face-to-Face AIDS Project and see how our ideas of charity evolve with on-the-ground experiences.

'Orphan Doctor' Calls on World Community to End Orphan Crisis by Tackling Poverty

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Dr. Jane Aronson, founder and CEO of Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO), has issued a bold response today to a recent article on child trafficking. J...

Charity as a Drop in the Bucket: Day 4

Ken Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ken Wong

There's a statement you'll hear everyday in Malawi. "After all, this is Africa..." is said in response to anything that's slow, late, malfunctioning, isn't rational, isn't sensible, is puzzling, perplexing, or absurd.

Prince Harry, Prince William Visit Lesotho AIDS Orphans

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of their first joint official foreign tour, Prince Harry took his older bother Prince William to Lesotho this week so that he could share his ...

AIDS Orphans and Faith: Why I Return to Uganda

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri

I could take credit for the accomplishments of the students at the Nyaka AIDS Orphans School in my village, but without God's guidance every day, Nyaka School would not exist.

Jon Pedley, British Millionaire, To Sell Company, Help Ugandan Orphans

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After waking up from a six week long coma in 2002 following a drunk driving accident, British millionaire Jon Pedley had a new lease on life. "I've l...

Dr. Judy on the Trauma of Disasters - like Haitian Earthquake

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

New York clinical psychologist and well-known TV and radio personality Judy Kuriansky, Ph.D. just returned from Haiti where she trained "comforters" -...

Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso Celebrate Sentebale in Barbados

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marissa Bronfman

Sentebale, an organization that supports children in Lesotho, was founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso in 2006. The princes directed attention towards the problem by playing in the inaugural Sentebale Polo Cup.

Orphans of Disaster

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Philip N. Cohen

Amidst the horror and heartbreak in Haiti, there is the added atrocity of children losing their parents. Because there are no real numbers to put on ...

Artists Benefit New York AIDS Orphans Oct. 15th

Chris Norwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Norwood

New York City has the most AIDS orphans of any city in the Western world -- but you'd hardly know. The city doesn't even count them, much less try to assist them.

Toronto Fashion Week: Fun Fashion and Glamorous Garb Rules the Runway

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Marissa Bronfman

Friday arrived far too soon but featured some wonderfully creative creations and the Dare to Wear Love show wrapped up the week with a blowout show that proved fashion and philanthropy are just as beautiful, glamorous and meaningful as ever.

Narrowing the Digital Divide

Margee Ensign | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Margee Ensign

The world's educational resources increasingly are in the palm of our hand. The only question is whether we can envision and create a new educational world where all children have access to the world's knowledge.

Will A Vow Of Poverty Fill The Void In My Soul?

Jim Luce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

As I approach my fiftieth birthday, I am feeling incomplete. Part of me - my soul? - is still missing. In secular terms, I think I am not yet in tou...

Making Life a Little Easier for HIV Orphans

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Catholic Relief Services

Across Tanzania, 1.1 million children have been affected by HIV, with many losing one or both parents to the virus.

Hope Runs: Helping Orphans Find Their Footing

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

With the current economy, people are turning inward and thinking about themselves. I think one thing people can do is go on one of these transformational trips, or volunteer to do something.

Yes, America Has AIDS Orphans -- Lots

Chris Norwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Norwood

As Madonna and Angelina Jolie comb the world for orphans, American children who have lost parents to AIDS seem to have no celebrity champions.

Addressing Phi Theta Kappa on Social Responsibility

Jim Luce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

One person can make a difference. You can make a difference.