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20 Years of Hope: Emily

While visiting an orphanage in southern China in 2021, LWB’s CEO and founder Amy Eldridge encountered an unforgettable 16-month old girl we called Emily. In her book, “The Heart of Community,” Amy writes, She was lying flat on her back in an old metal crib, with a blanket covering her body. She was incredibly tiny. […]

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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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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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20 Years of Hope: Bekah

In late 2012, LWB was contacted about a toddler girl with a complex set of heart issues. Her orphanage in China had originally hoped she could be adopted and that surgery could be delayed until that time, but her low oxygen levels and repeated bouts of pneumonia let them know that she couldn’t wait any […]

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