Pune-Part 2

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Our next stop was the Good Shepherd Home. GSH is home to 122 orphans. Most of the kids have come off of the streets, and now fit into several homes that operate as a family unit. Their heart is to provide a family-style living for the kids.  We were impressed by these bright children, and the atmosphere of this orphanage …

India adventure- Pune – Part 1

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After 36 ours of flying and driving, we landed at our hotel at 6:30 am. We slept for 2 hours, and then hopped up and headed out for our wild first day of connecting with orphanages. The first orphanage we visited was a children’s AIDS home. Most of the kids are HIV+ and many of their mothers are prostitutes. For many of them, both …

Heading To India…

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This Tuesday, October 7th we’re heading back to India. The first few days we’ll be scouting out 2 new orphanages that are in need of sponsorship, and then it’s on to stop #2 where we’ll meet up with a group of 12 volunteers from Kansas City. Together we will be: • Working in 3 orphanages• Doing various hands on projects• Spending time …

Before picture of Hawa

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Since I posted the last blog I received a “before” picture of Hawa, the day she arrived at the orphanage.  Isn’t the change in her amazing?