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“They look after me like I am their daughter.”

September 30, 2017
When Jelena first came to our care, she wouldn’t discuss what happened to her, but little by little, she has begun to open up...

Can we just take a minute to celebrate the cutest tiny friendship ever?

May 23, 2017
These two little ones have a lot in common. They’re both from the same region. Peter is four, and Yamile turned four last summer....

Who are these children? They are scholars.

May 18, 2017
Whenever we were with the children in public places, people would ask, “Who are all these children? Are they siblings?” I would say, they...

Why It Matters That She Can See

March 9, 2017
What can a new pair of glasses mean for a young girl in our safe homes?

These girls.

March 8, 2017
These girls are fighting daily for everything they deserve, despite what they’ve been dealt. When we sell them short, we hold back all of...

Five stages of getting excited for the future

February 10, 2017
When you’re in the middle of grief and anger, it’s hard to see yourself as a creative participant in your own bright future. But...

To Hazel, on Your Thirteenth Birthday

February 6, 2017
Thirteenth birthdays are a big deal. And today, we want to celebrate a very special one. It taught us all something about generosity and...

15 things friends are for: a reminder from the littlest kids in our safe homes

January 23, 2017
Whether we're 7 or 70, we owe a lot of thanks to the people in our lives who remind us to be goofy, to...

“Our lives will be a beautiful puzzle.”

January 4, 2017
The children in the Love146 safe homes recently took a… Read more

A Child’s First Silent Night

December 22, 2016
Does the moment described in “Silent Night” have anything to offer to people who are suffering? What difference does one calm, loving scene make...

All is calm? All is bright?

December 16, 2016
For a lot of us, the holiday season has its challenges. It reminds us how things "ought to be," and we may find ourselves...

1 minute videos that will change your day…

The children in our care are not voiceless. Translated from their language, tagalog, the words in these videos below are directly from the boys...

Sonya’s Story…

December 14, 2016
Sonya recently told us: “I am building my life, piece by piece. Despite everything that happened to me, I believe there’s a wonderful plan...

We lit our candle from hers.

December 13, 2016
Some days it feels foolish to believe like this, to tend our defiant hope against so much darkness. But this holiday season, inspired by...

“We should treat ourselves as princes and princesses instead of slaves.”

November 15, 2016
For children whose needs and agency have not been respected, self-care helps them learn how strong and important they are. “Before, other people controlled...

BEEKEEPING IN OUR SURVIVOR CARE

November 10, 2016
What's the buzz at the Love146 safe homes? Six new hives of stingless bees! Under the children's care, the safe homes are reaching a...