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Building a Legacy of Orphan Excellence

Just minutes after receiving his new prosthetic eye, this Honduran teenager and his mother exclaimed how very grateful they were for this life changing medical treatment provided by La Providencia.  In total, 24 patients from around the country received new prosthetic eyes through the treatment provided by one of our medical missions teams. Every day, you make stories like this…

Pursuing Excellence for Orphans of War

A few weeks ago, we received an urgent call from Victor Marx, who leads All Things Possible Ministries, a non-profit that identifies, interrupts, and restores those affected by trauma.  Victor asked Providence World to help develop a strategy of orphan excellence for orphaned children his team has encountered through their work in the war-torn Middle East.  He shared a story of…

Do you have 3 minutes?

We’d love to get your feedback! Last month, we shared with you about the success of our ThinkOrphan podcast. (read it here!) Since then, in just a little over a month, we have expanded our audience from 74 to 87 countries, and saw almost 7,000 new downloads! And with just 3 minutes of your time, we can increase our reach even…

Inspiring Orphan Excellence with ThinkOrphan

God has completely blown us away with what He has done through our latest Providence initiative, the Think Orphan Podcast, in just 11 short months. We are so excited about this podcast because it so effectively furthers our mission of inspiring and equipping others to love orphaned and at-risk children and their communities around the world, and it is contributing…

Academia La Providenica 2017-2018

I can’t believe that we are now ¾ of the way through our school year.  This school year has been wonderful, and as a school we continue to flourish and grow.  We have now established a very good reputation in Siguatepeque as a Christian, bilingual school with very high standards, and we have many children on our waiting list who…

This is Just the Beginning

To my Providence Family, Celebrate with me another incredible year full of abundant blessing, provision, and growth! In 2016, God has continued to work in amazing ways in Honduras at La Providencia, and through Providence in over 60 countries around the world.  With your partnership and generous investment, we also have had our healthiest financial year to date. Through the…

Merry Christmas

Dear Providence Family, On behalf of all the staff, volunteers, and children of La Providencia, I’m taking this opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas (and a Happy New Year!) We all feel very humbled for the opportunities that God has given us to labor for his Kingdom and glory. As we go through this Christmas season, we are yet…

Here’s Our To-Do List

For the last several weeks we have shared with you our to-do list for 2017. If you somehow missed it, here’s a quick overview: Continue to add children to our 3rd home, and continue screening parents for our 4th Significantly expand agricultural production to increase self-sustainability Continue to develop Academia La Providencia as a beacon of hope for this generation and…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Dear Brothers and Sisters, This time of year is very special for many families. A time where we gather together around a meal (or several meals), with family and friends. As you are reunited as family, take a quick look around the room, or across the table, and reflect for a moment on how God, in His gracious mercy, has…

Introducing: We Are Providence

Dear Providence Family, As a staff, we constantly remind ourselves of our mission; to inspire and equip others to love orphans as God loves them. To not only bring orphaned children into our own La Providencia families, but to come alongside of those who serve orphans around the world. This is a big vision. Maybe even a delusional vision… But,…

See for yourself! The Global Reach of Providence.

For over twelve years now, Providence is relentlessly advocating for raising standards of excellence in how we care for orphaned and vulnerable children around the world. Through our own orphan care community at La Providenica, we seek to inspire and equip others to love orphaned children as God does by developing and implementing best practices. We are convinced that sharing our research,…

Celebrating the life of Onix Flores.

Stand Firm After The Battle… A short testimony celebrating the life of Onix Flores. Last Sunday, as I was making sure to be on time to church, I was anxious because I wanted to support my friend and pastor, Mizael, in this time of mourning but was not sure how I could. On Thursday night, I got the news that…

Call All Rotarians!

Calling all Rotarians! We have an incredible opportunity for all Rotarians around the world who love what God is doing in and through La Providencia. A Rotary Club in Sacramento, CA, has initiated the process for a Global Grant and has put up $5,000 toward the grant. If we are able to raise $4,000 more from other Rotary Clubs and/or…

Update: From Tanzania to Vietnam

Dear Providence Family, Our vision for Providence is clear; “…to inspire and equip others around the world to love orphans, widows, and at risk communities as God loves them.‘ About a month ago, Providence launched the ThinkOrphan Podcast. A new initiative aimed at bringing together the leading voices in orphan care from around the world to inspire the global church…

Why I’m Excited for the Think Orphan Podcast

I’m excited for meaningful conversations with people doing amazing things about the interconnectedness of kingdom-building relationships and work around the world. I’m excited about conversations about how we all can collaborate to alleviate the orphan crisis in real ways. I’m excited for conversations about how orphan care is both simple and complex. How it involves relationships just like those in…

It Has Been a Great Year!

About this time last year, I felt that God was telling me something over and over again: “Something big is going to happen in 2015 . . . just prepare and be ready.” Though I didn’t know what that big stuff was going to be, those words gave me a lot of excitement for what was to come. But I…

Our La Providencia Family is Growing!

Dear brothers and sisters, For over a year we have been prayerfully searching for a couple who would commit their lives to being a family for orphaned children in the 3rd house at La Providencia. God has answered our prayers! It is with great joy and gratitude that I can introduce to you Edis & Patricia Rios, and their 3…

Let’s Give Back Today!

It’s Giving Tuesday! After Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, millions of people around the world join the #GivingTuesday movement and make a difference with their generous gifts. Will you join Providence today with your gift? With your #GivingTuesday gift you can help us reach our $200,000 goal for our Innovation 2016 Campaign. Help us make a difference in the…

We Are Well On Our Way

Dear Providence Family, Every year, a few weeks before Thanksgiving, a large group of partner churches, mission teams and individual supporters gather around a table in Northern California and share a beautiful meal together. Beyond Our Borders is one of our largest annual fundraiser events, and brings people together from all over the Sacramento region to raise funds for Providence…

I Just Went For It!

In our youth, we are often asked what we want to be when we grow up. What things do we want to do when we grow up? What do we want to accomplish… when we grow up? Jessica John, a recent high school graduate, decided she didn’t want to wait until she was grown up to have an impact. In…

We Need 100 Volunteers

Dear Providence family, Two weeks ago we launched the Providence Innovation 2016 campaign. An ambitious fundraising and awareness effort to sustain our current and projected growth. A movement of orphan advocates improving the quality of orphan care, not only at La Providencia, but inspiring and equipping others around the world to do the same. Our call to love and care…

Innovating Orphan Excellence in 2016

I write to you with gratitude and excitement. Gratitude for the relationship I’ve been able to share with you and the great work that we’ve been able to do together through Providence over the past several years. Excitement for the future we get to create together as Christ’s co-laborers, seeking to love orphaned and vulnerable children around the world with…

When Our Children Paint A Picture

Dear Providence Family, Two weeks ago, I shared the amazing opportunity to not only build a 3rd home at La Providencia, but the possibility, thanks to our new partners, to build a 4th! You can get all the details here on our goal to build two more homes. I can say with great appreciation that several of you have responded…

We Have Incredible News For You!

Dear Providence family, I am extremely excited to share with you the news that has happened over the past two weeks. For those who are just learning about our goal to build a third home here in Honduras, here are the first two updates to help provide the full picture of our work. April Update: Read it here! May Update:…

Awaiting The Day They Arrive

Dear Providence Family, Greetings in the name of Christ. There has been a lot of excitement at La Providencia in the last weeks as the staff, parents, and children learned that our family and friends in the United States were told about the plans to build our third family home. It’s been six years since the first two homes were…

Building Into Our Children’s Future

Dear Providence family, Over the last ten years, I have been blessed to serve with La Providencia in different positions, currently as its National Director, and I have seen God do marvelous works in this community. I write to you today to share the exciting news that we are starting to build another marvelous work of God at La Providencia:…

Meet Our New Team Members

We are excited to announce that Providence has added two new teammates to work with us to love orphans, widows, and at-risk communities around the world with excellence. Ryan Bilello, who has spent a summer at La Providencia with Leadertreks and now lives in Milwaukee, WI, with his wife and five foster children, will be keeping you in touch with…

To My Providence Family

It is with great appreciation for Mizael’s friendship and leadership as Director of La Providencia over the past few years, excitement for Mizael’s new role with La Providencia, and great anticipation of what God has in store for La Providencia under Douglas’s leadership that I share with you these words from Mizael Flores. ~ Phil Darke, President, Providence World Dear…

Providence Positions Available

We currently have 2 staff positions available. Click on the link below to view the description. Please share! Administrative Assistant Position Description 2015 Communications Coordinator Position Description 2015

Expecting Great Things

Dear Providence family, I am writing this letter to you with great excitement and gratitude! Excitement about celebrating with you some of the many incredible things that God has done in and through Providence in 2014. Gratitude for your investments of time, money, prayer, encouragement, and other resources that are helping to make all of this work possible. Let’s start…

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