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In the Field

Meet one happy mum

May 8, 2018

"A child born to another woman calls me mum. The magnitude of that tragedy and the depth of that privilege are not lost on me." ~ J. Landers. As Mothers' day fast approaches in Australia, we wanted to introduce you to some beautiful women, without whom, our work at Beyond the Orphanage, would be impossible. Our...

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Why We Provide Childhood Trauma Therapy in Nepal

April 10, 2018

Continuous therapy from childhood trauma is vital for each and every child we welcome into the Beyond the Orphanage programs. We are lucky to have Dr Bobbie to provide this therapy and push the go button on a training program to upskill and equip our on-the-ground staff. Her story below will take you on an...

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Chandu and Suraj: A story of Hope and Survival

April 3, 2018

Suraj and Chandu were rescued from the district of Mahottari, situated a few kilometres away from the Nepal – India border. The border between Nepal and India is 1000 miles long with just 14 checkpoints along the route. This makes it easy to smuggle over 30,000 women and young girls, as young as 5 from...

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Good news from John’s Surgery

March 5, 2018

It takes a certain kind of person to make a difference in the world. To choose to help others. To fight for good. When we put the call out earlier in January to help with John's surgery, we were touched by the donations and the messages of support. Good news, we hear you ask? Last Friday...

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John needs urgent surgery

January 15, 2018

Most of us are lucky enough to know someone or many people to reach out to, should we ever need help to pay for surgery that would allow us to live a normal life.   Do you remember John? John was the smallest of the street boys driven to the streets of Nakuru, an outer town of Nairobi, and...

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A story of child sponsorship

November 30, 2017

a success story. John was the smallest of the street boys driven to the streets of Nakuru, an outer town of Nairobi, at the age of six, when his step mother refused to support him alongside her own two sons. Like thousands of kids on the street of Kenya, John experienced many traumas while trying to stay...

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Gifts that give hope

November 20, 2017

Our end of year appeal is fast approaching an end, only 35 days until Christmas. While we wrap up the year, life for many street children of the world is no different. There is no time like the present to make a direct impact in the life of those children. Give the gift of hope so...

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Gifts that give safety

November 16, 2017

In our previous blog, we said we would tell you of 5 feelings you can gift, when you choose to donate to Beyond the Orphanage. This Christmas, we need your generosity more than ever as we work to empower our new partner program in Kenya. So here is our number 2. 2. SAFETY Give the gift of safety...

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Gifts that give more

November 14, 2017

Most people think about the physical benefits of giving. The access to basic human needs like shelter, food, health, the access to education and a meaningful future and so much more. In the last decade, at Beyond the Orphanage, we have seen that your generosity can change the children's and in turn the communities' lives...

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