Photo Credit: Anja Ringgren Lovén Anja Ringgren Lovén went to Nigeria three years ago as a humanitarian volunteer, but nothing could have prepared her for what was in store for her. Lovén is the founder of the African Children’s Aid Education and Development Foundation and is dedicating to bettering the lives of vulnerable children. While being […]
This summer, we were fortunate enough to visit India. While researching, setting up projects and meeting with community leaders, we were surrounded by the unique beauty of the country. At our partner home: the LAMP Home, we were truly inspired.
79 children living in Tuni, India call Ashirvad “home”. There are many reasons why these children have come to live here, but often it is because their families cannot support them with the resources available to them. We have implemented a social worker at the home to help integrate children back into the community and […]
Photo: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson. Kailash Satyarthi, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Indian Parliament recently passed changes to the Juvenile Justice Act in India, to include legislation that will help better protect children. Now there are specific criminal offenses for child trafficking and the usage of children in begging, drug trade or violent crimes. Also, the new […]
Image: Abu on his first day back at school, in April (Ben Steele) Filmmaker Ben Steele discusses his journey to West Africa, where he meets and documents some of the 20,000 children left orphaned by the Ebola epidemic. Steele’s newly released documentary follows several children, who are rebuilding their lives in the aftermath of Ebola. […]
1 in 4 children are currently malnourished around the world, according to a world report: http://goo.gl/5sOSgD. Without the proper nutrition, children’s health are in peril. We work to address this problem with sustainable projects, like our greenhouse at St. Catherine’s Home in Kenya. The greenhouse project will grow fresh veggies to supplement the diets of […]