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Orphaned Children

Strengthening Families Affected By the AIDS Epidemic

Lynn M. Croneberger | Posted 10.08.2016 | Impact
Lynn M. Croneberger

As we work towards World AIDS Day on December 1, the next milestone in the journey to realize an AIDS-free generation in 2030, it is critical to provide holistic support services for impacted children and families.

Reunion Between Volunteers And South African Orphans Causes Biggest Smiles We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 07.25.2014 | Impact

Fundraising Websites - Crowdrise Few things are as contagious as a child's smile -- just ask Nick and Chris Grava. The American brothers ca...

Half the Sky's Village Raises Zhenhao

Half the Sky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Half the Sky

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgThrough Zhenhao, we have learned that indeed it does take a village to raise a child.

United Gala for Orphaned Children in Developing World

Jim Luce | Posted 11.25.2013 | New York
Jim Luce

Orphaned children--especially in poor countries--face daunting odds against succeeding in life. In many countries they have little, if any, opportunit...

WWO: Trusted and Valuable Resource in Haitian Community

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Since Haiti's devastating earthquake two years ago, WWO has been in the process of adapting our current program models to fit the needs of children who have been affected by the horrific tragedy.

Elena's Story: A Story on the Effects of Abandonment

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 12.25.2011 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

To know Elena is to have the privilege to observe the effects of abandonment and recovery. I will tell you her story, but first I want you to know how she is beloved by her family today.

The Tree of Life -- Not Just a Movie

Heather Paul | Posted 06.20.2011 | Impact
Heather Paul

There are as many different kinds of families as there are classrooms of life.

Trip to Haiti #22: Some Changes at Bottom, Same Old Stuff at Top

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

My 22nd trip to Haiti since 2001, the third since the earthquake of January 12. Probably over 250,000 dead more than six months ago. The exact figur...

Looking Back and Giving Back

Heather Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heather Paul

I have written a check to my high school alma mater for the repair of its watch tower. But those are small gestures of giving back to what made me who I am.

'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...

Morocco Defends Expulsion Of Christian Workers

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Two days after expelling 20 Christian workers, Morocco has defended its actions saying that it will take a tough line on proselytism -- seeking conver...

Visiting Rescue Shelters in India

Rani Hong | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rani Hong

It had been days of travel, heat, humidity, cramped spaces, and heartbreaking stories.

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.

On a Hillside in Rwanda, Orphans Find Semblance of Normalcy

Judy Flumenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Judy Flumenbaum

For one week in May, we lived and worked at the beautiful Agahozo Shalom Youth Village in rural Rwanda. The youth village houses 125 teenagers who were orphaned by the 1994 Rwandan genocide.