Holding a Starving Baby Girl

Radical Transformations

By Rebecca Pratt, President and Co-Founder Holding a starving baby girl weighing only 4.4 lbs as a five month old was heart wrenching. As I held this little one, named Lucresse, in my arms she was panting fast and quick shallow breaths as if at any minute she would take her last. I honestly did not know what to do. I …

A Joyful Noise Brass Band

A Joyful Noise

By Debbie Dezutter, Liberia Field Team Coordinator Life is getting even more musical at one of our orphanage homes in Liberia! The children at this orphanage in particular have always loved singing and dancing, they have both a choir and cultural dance troop that perform often! Not only do they love the musical arts but they are also very talented …

A Small Business Can Change Everything

Written by Debbie Dezutter, Field Team Coordinator In Liberia, one of the only ways to generate an income to support a family is running a small business. Many people open a small booth on the road outside their home, selling small items such a crackers, canned milk, juice, homemade plantain chips, or cold water. As you can imagine this is …

Hope After Ebola

The Ebola crisis in Liberia has nearly subsided completely, but the last year and a half has been devastating to the country. Just over 4,800 succumbed to the disease, and as a result, there are now over 4,000 children left orphaned. The vast majority of these children have been placed with extended family so that they did not end up …