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World Without Orphans Roadmap: Foundations for Active Engagement

Posted on 2019-11-15
You can share in the holy task of ensuring that every child grows up in a safe, stable and nurturing permanent family, and reaches their God-given potential. How can you best equip yourself to join the movement? Finding the right path for you begins with matching your role with your vision. Take a short quiz at https://wworoadmap.org/ and the result will be a set of recommended resources you can use to get started down your personalized path of the roadmap, along with full access to the WWO Roadmap booklet in PDF form.
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Meet Vlado and Marina, a Croatian couple with an important mission

Posted on 2020-11-23
Vlado and Marina Hoblaj have been serving vulnerable children since the early days of their marriage. Our World Without Orphans team first came in contact with Vlado and Marina in 2018 on a trip to Croatia. We were eager to learn of their experiences in their south eastern European context. Since attending the Global Forum in 2019 the Hoblaj’s have had renewed vision and purpose in their efforts to see the church active and engaged on behalf of children in need of foster or adoptive families.
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Finding Families in Burundi

Posted on 2020-11-18
In August 2020, two small children in Burundi were orphaned after the tragic murder of their parents. The immediate family of the children was making plans to place them in a local orphanage, until they connected with the Burundi Without Orphans movement. The team explained the potential harms of institutional care and the advantages of placing the children with family. After being convinced by these explanations, the maternal grandmother agreed to take care of her grandchildren. Thanks to their timely intervention, two children were prevented from being separated from family who could provide for them!
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“A Story a Day” keeps kids learning in India

Posted on 2020-10-21
WWO partner, Vanitashray, located in Pune, India launched a campaign- A Story a Day which supports learning for children from low-income backgrounds from across the country. By using simple English stories on video, the campaign is helping kids continue their education who are still out of school due to the pandemic.
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Towards New Reality

Posted on 2020-09-29
The European Facilitation Team of World Without Orphans are inviting you to ‘Toward New Reality’, an online working conference designed to share new research and further equip leaders of ‘without orphan’ movements across Europe to build their national movements.
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