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Half the Sky Foundation

My Modest Proposal

Jenny Bowen | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Jenny Bowen

There are some things we now understand about human development. Besides the need for food and water and basic shelter, we humans are all the same in one fundamental way: we need to know love and be loved.

What Keeps Us Going?

Jenny Bowen | Posted 05.31.2014 | Impact
Jenny Bowen

Right after the Chinese New Year holiday, our Half the Sky training team returned to the Huazhou orphanage to see how things were going in the new children's center.

Caring From the Bottom of the Heart

Jenny Bowen | Posted 05.25.2014 | Impact
Jenny Bowen

A new preschool teacher said, "I think the children here have lacked love for a long time."

The Small Miracle of a Smile

Jenny Bowen | Posted 05.19.2014 | Impact
Jenny Bowen

Even before the 10-day introductory training at Huazhou is over, small miracles begin to occur -- especially among the newest participants in Half the Sky's Infant Nurture Program.

Half the Sky: Showing the Orphans of Huazhou They Matter

Jenny Bowen | Posted 05.14.2014 | Impact
Jenny Bowen

Children who've spent their lives in Chinese orphanages often lack the resiliency of their little sisters and brothers who receive loving attention from the early years. Our Youth Service Program attempts to make up for a lifetime of neglect by offering such children caring mentors.