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Dr Jane Aronson

Service Is Simple

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 03.09.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

I love traveling with a group of supporters and donors who are eager to do service with me because I can see how they feel about the children and help educate them about our mission and vision. The happiness of the children simply strips us of our defensives

The Russian Adoption Ban: Rescuing Children Should Trump US-Russian Bickering

Steven Kurlander | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

It's important to send a message to the Russian government that allowing Americans to rescue children from their abysmal orphanages should continue unabated.

Imagining My Children as Orphans: Where Is Our Humanity?

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 03.02.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Where is our humanity? There should be an outcry internationally to censure Putin for his evil act to lock up and ruin hundreds of thousands of children.

Russian Adoption Ban Would Mean Tragedy For Millions Of Orphans

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 12.28.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

We all need to go deeper and do better to advocate and protect children globally. We need a wider strategic plan for every bad moment when children can't have permanency and can't have what they are entitled to have: quite simply safety and love.

How to Cope in a World Where Children Are Never Safe

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 02.18.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Life is very hard and we deal with challenging issues daily. When talking about the tragic deaths of children, we must keep the dialogue alive and be conscious.

The Lost Roma Children of Bulgaria: A Meeting With Dundee Precious Metals

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 02.11.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

I just returned from a short jaunt to Sofia, Bulgaria; the fastest trip I ever planned. What was so compelling about this trip as compared to my many trips to Bulgaria over the 17 years since my first time?

How Are Haiti and Bulgaria the Same?

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 02.05.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Child abandonment is about poverty and the desperation that ensues. Young women are not educated and able to make their own decisions. They are abused and used by men who are also uneducated, depressed, angry and powerless.

A Processional for the World's Children

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 02.05.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

This Thanksgiving Processional moves me to think of WWO Academy in Ethiopia. I envision the extremely poor 432 children at our school having a similar processional celebrating their harvest and singing their traditional hymns.

'My Life Started When I Came Here': Orphans and Their Memories

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Children living through adversity all over the world need opportunities to talk about their feelings and thoughts. They must create their belief systems, and they need to remember and forget just as my children do.

Thanksgiving For A Newly Adopted Child: A Tribute To National Adoption Month

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 01.26.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

I am reminded every year that Thanksgiving is a precious holiday for my family.

Sandy and Orphans: There Is a Story That Connects Them

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Hunger and exhaustion can come with this way of life as well. Children live like this... orphans live like this all day and all night.

Orphans and God

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 12.02.2012 | Religion
Dr. Jane Aronson

It's a late Indian summer night and the sounds of crickets are co-mingling with the whistles of trains going by. My sons are asleep and I am working. What is on my mind is what orphans think and know about God.

Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone Help the World Remember What's Important

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 11.16.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

This weekend Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield were photographed on the street in New York City holding up homemade signs, expressing their desire to advocate for their favorite charities rather than be photographed by the paparazzi who were following them.

Gratitude in Las Vegas

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 10.27.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Throughout my travels, I am continually amazed at the generosity of people who have opened their hearts to the cause of orphaned and vulnerable childr...

My Son's Nature Lesson in Haiti

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 10.22.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

We went to Haiti as a family so that our boys do service with the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO) programs. The day of the big WWO soccer tournament was filled with excitement and ceremony, but there were quieter moments, too.

Camp Haiti: Miraculous Moments for Children Living With AIDS in Haiti

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 10.16.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Imagine, these kids who have lived all their lives in Haiti have never been tourists in their own country. They have never seen anything except their extremely poor surroundings in Port-au-Prince. I felt sad at this realization, but so pleased that we could give them this opportunity.

Soccer, Toys and Companionship for Haiti's Orphans

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 10.10.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Though I have been working abroad for more than twenty years, I am renewed on every trip and never eager to leave.

Kohl #14 Is Here With Us in Haiti

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Our arrival in Toussaint Louverture Airport in Port-au-Prince was a happy moment for me. Showing off Haiti to my sons begins.

WWO Soccer Tournament in Kenscoff, Haiti

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

As we stepped out of a red metal door onto the makeshift soccer field, the children were already drilling for the game.

What Happens When an Orphan Dies?

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 10.06.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Can we guarantee heaven for the millions of children who die alone in this world? How is it possible that a sick child can be allowed to die alone?

Spider-Man and the Amazing Superhero Inside Every Orphan

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 09.17.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

The power of Spider-Man's webs is, in my mind, the best metaphor for outreach to those on the brink of disaster and death.

Summer Camp Is for all Children Around the World: A Child's Right

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 08.04.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Millions of kids around the world don't have anything to look forward to when school lets out. They spend summers isolated, listless and even hungry. That's why we're bringing camp to Vietnam, Ethiopia and Haiti. We want to make sure every kid gets the chances to enjoy this rite of passage.

Creole Lessons

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 06.26.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

I remember thinking that I loved the Creole language and found it whimsical in sound, and warm, loving and childlike in meaning.

Haiti Journal #3 -- The Highs and Lows of Fieldwork

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 06.25.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Everyone was astonished by the condition of both buildings from the earthquake ... and the tent camps that still remain in the main square.

Haiti Journal #4 - Culture, Literacy and Medicine

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 06.23.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

In Haiti, store signs are symbols or photographs, not words. That's because few Haitians read anything except the Bible.