Orphan Sunday

Currently, in our world, there is close to 145 million orphans, let the following stats remind us of the horror:Each day close to 16,000 children die because they lack proper food, water and medicine. Every 6 seconds, a child slips into eternity, hungry, thirsty and...

Orphan Statistics

These are the most recent and reliable statistics on the global orphan situation. The most recent estimate is that there are approximately 145 million orphans in the world (UNICEF 2008). For this number, an orphan is defined as a child who has lost one or both...

Holiday Shopping & Poverty

Last week I hit on the topic of consumerism. It’s easy to always focus on an issue without creating pathways for change. We’re all consumers, that is not bad. We need to consume to keep the economy flowing which hopefully can help resource people. If...