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No Longer Visitors

Our mission team emerged from the old, blue bus into the Village of Hope community. The hour-long drive from Lusaka had molded our body parts to one another as we lurched over speed humps large enough to reduce even the … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Look After Orphans

What can one person do? “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultess is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” (James 1:27) But how … Continue reading

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Roy’s Story: An Orphan’s Life on the Streets of Africa, Part 2

Continued from Part 1 We found Moses on the street all beat up. We never found out who pounded him. He never was right after that. His busted up legs healed all crooked, so did his nose and cheek. Looked … Continue reading

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Roy’s Story: An Orphan’s Life on the Streets in Africa

While most of us live comfortably, orphans of AIDS, wars and poverty suffer. Their stories are often lost amidst other urgent global crises. Here, blended from several sources, is Roy’s story … a fictional account of a child living in urban Africa… … Continue reading

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One Child’s Tailspin into Abject Poverty, Part 2

Continued from Part 1  My sister died on a Wednesday, I think. Not long after … her husband passed away. He died on a Wednesday, too. Isn’t that odd? Yes, death has always been a part of my life. I … Continue reading

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One Child’s Tailspin into Abject Poverty

My name is Kaole. I live in a small village in southern Africa. I am the youngest girl in my family. I don’t remember my older brothers. They died before I was born. But my sister was around for a … Continue reading

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Faces of Zambia, Part 2

I see the beautiful faces of the little ones in Every Orphan Hope’s “My Father’s Houses.” Joy radiates from their eyes as they share testimonies about new life in Christ and new life in their MFH family. They arise at … Continue reading

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