The Hidden Pandemic

Experts are calling it the Hidden Pandemic. UNICEF says it’s “the worst crisis for children UNICEF has seen in its 75-year history.” Due to COVID-19, an estimated 5,328,500 children have lost a primary or secondary caregiver from their home, according to this orphanhood calculator in partnership with this article published…

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Erica + LongLong 4 Life

You’re in for a treat… Erica Xu is on the blog with us today! She’s our Family Strengthening Program Manager, here to share with you about a child she has been working with. “龙龙有脑瘫,下肢严重变形,而且情况越来越严重.” “LongLong lives with Cerebral Palsy. His lower limbs are severely deformed and his condition is getting…

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Why We Stopped Doing Orphan Care

We stopped focusing on orphan care. It might sound harsh, but it’s important. A child with special needs in China is at risk of becoming an orphan at any moment. Even the best-intentioned parents could find themselves abandoning their child due to extreme financial, social, or family pressures.  One mother…

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