Cultural Issues

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

#8. Orphans And Innovation.

As part of a 10 week series leading up to our “Orphan Excellence” book launch, we’ll explore 10 things (see video) anyone can do to love orphans around the world. Today we’ll look at #8: Develop and Deploy Community Resources. Orphan Care and Innovation The patent wars are raging. It is impossible to ignore the constant headlines reporting on how one big…

#7. Say it loud!

As part of a 10 week series leading up to our “Orphan Excellence” book launch, we’ll explore 10 things (see video) anyone can do to love orphans around the world. Today we’ll look at #7: Be the difference in your circle. According to a Pew Research report from Dec 2013, 73% of online adults are using social media. These numbers shouldn’t be…

#5. When The Widow Has Enough.

As part of a 10 week series leading up to our “Orphan Excellence” book launch, we’ll explore 10 things (see video) anyone can do to love orphans around the world. Today we’ll look at #5: Giving cheerfully. The 2013 Global Media Intelligence Report estimated that the total media advertising spending per person in the United States had reached $540. And with the…

What makes a “family?”

Last week, we started our discussion of the various prongs of the best practice framework with the concept that an integral part of excellence in any orphan care community is a permanent family for the children.  As with most things, however, the “family” prong is simple on its face, but very complex in practice. Today, we’re going deeper into that conversation and looking…

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