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Category: Special Projects

20 Years of Hope: Ting

In 2018, we first met Ting as a participant in our Life Skills Camp in Beijing, China. Our Life Skills Program focuses on older children who will soon be “aging out” of orphanage care in China. At the age of 18, Ting joined other young people to receive lessons on personal finance, self-esteem, career counseling, […]

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20 Years of Hope: Natasha

We first met 7-year-old Natasha and her two younger sisters in 2017 when they enrolled at our Rangsei Believe In Me school in Cambodia. After getting to know the family, we discovered that the girls had to travel a very long way through the Cambodian jungle each day in order to receive an education. What […]

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Life Skills Camp for Vulnerable Teens

Pre-pandemic, LWB had a dynamic life skills program for children preparing to “age out” of institutional care in China. Hundreds of teens went through our camp program, coming together in Beijing to receive lessons on personal finance, self-esteem, career counseling, reproductive health, and so much more. In August, after a four-year hiatus, our Life Skills […]

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Give Light to a Child in Ukraine

Just over five years ago, one of our LWB volunteers sent me an email about an innovative solar light she had discovered, that gives up to 12 hours of light after being charged by the sun. She thought they’d be useful in the remote regions where we work since many villages have no electricity. We contacted the company, Solight Design, and thanks to […]

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The Hidden Dangers of Bare Feet

Throughout this week, we have shared our Give Shoes campaign with you. We discussed the fact that many children and adults in Uganda go without shoes simply because they cannot afford to purchase them.  Going barefoot, while all too common, is more than uncomfortable. It is actually an unsafe practice. Not wearing shoes means exposure to […]

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