14 results for tag: seperated children


The Big Birthday Bash

I want to start this blog with the lessons that I have learned this past month. I learned that it is easy to do a great deal with very little sometimes, and that love makes a big difference. On October 31st, Room to Grow organized a birthday party for 53 children at Agape boarding house. The house shelters orphans and abandoned children, as well as children from single parent families who can’t economically support them and children from extremely dangerous conditions who are vulnerable to trafficking and other dangers that haunt the border. Although R2G began organizing the party, our contribution ended up being perhaps the smallest of all ...

Camera Call

Photofriend is a project in which we give boarding house children digital cameras and ask them to take photographs. The children then use the photographs to tell us about what life is like as a separated or orphaned child living in a refugee camp. This year we’d like to expand the program to work with some boarding houses in the migrant community as well as in the refugee camp. Unfortunately we only have six cameras from our previous project, run in 2007. We are putting out a call for used digital cameras. If you have upgraded in the last few years and still have some old digital cameras floating around, please consider contacting us. Memory cards ...