Stars from St. Mary’s

Allison SchroederOrphan Care

 It began very simply. Father Peter Konteh heard a cry outside his parish door. Upon opening the door, he saw a small child wrapped in a blanket staring up into … Read More

Emmanuel’s Joy

Allison SchroederOrphan Care

The opportunity to simply be a child is perhaps the best gift that we can give to orphaned children. Emmanuel is one of twenty-six children at the St. Mary’s-Fatima Interim … Read More

Turning Scars into Stars: Mabinty

Allison SchroederOrphan Care

This is Mabinty. She’s like any other typical fourteen-year-old girl. She takes the bus to school during the week, studies, watches movies with her friends on Saturdays, and attends mass … Read More

A Young Child’s Wisdom

Vicki MiddletonCulture, Orphan Care

Salman Conteh, pictured right, was one of the first children admitted to the Newton Interim Care Center (ICC) when it opened during the Ebola crisis in 2014. Abandoned, alone, and … Read More

Memunatu’s Story—Shy Now Bold

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Our  In-Country Program Manager, Ishmeal Charles, sent us this recent update on our orphan and vulnerable children program in Sierra Leone. Message from Charles: The support from the Healey International … Read More