Articles tagged with: Garden of Blessing

Current Project - Garden of Blessing - Orphanage - Mae Sai, Thailand

on Tuesday, 19 June 2012. Posted in Current Projects, Orphanages - Childrens Homes - Rescue Centres, Extreme Poverty, Homelessness, Infrastructure, Thailand, Sustainability, War and Conflict

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City: Mae Sai, Thailand
Project:  Orphanage
Partner: Garden of Blessing
Number of Children: 20

This is an eight-acre property that contains Bible translation and literacy work, discipleship and student training, an orphanage, and several residences. The children currently in the orphanage all come from the same village on the Thai/Burma border. This is a village of Wa and Chinese soldiers.

Current Project - Garden of Blessing - Orphanage - Tachilik, Myanmar

on Tuesday, 19 June 2012. Posted in Current Projects, Myanmar, Orphanages - Childrens Homes - Rescue Centres, HIV/AIDs & other diseases, Extreme Poverty, Homelessness, Infrastructure, Orphans, War and Conflict

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City: Tachilik, Myanmar
Project: Orphanage
Partner: Garden of Blessing
Number of Children: 20

The Tachilik orphanage was open to service the Wa resettlement region. In 2001 and 2002, over 150,000 (and possibly up to 250,000) Wa people were forced to move from their northern home along the Saween River region to the border of China within the Northern Shan State area to the lower regions along the Thai/Burma border. There has been much sickness, poverty, and fighting in this region, and there are many orphans.

Orphans

on Wednesday, 04 September 2013. Posted in Bangladesh, Brazil, Myanmar, Burundi, The Congo, Ecuador, Ethiopia, The Facts, India, Indonesia, FAQ, Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Romania, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Orphans, Thailand, Kenya, Cambodia, Zambia, Papua New Guinea, The Philippines

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Every day 5,760 more children become orphans

UNICEF and global partners define an orphan as a child who has lost one or both parents.

By this definition there were over 132 million orphans in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean in 2005.

This large figure represents not only children who have lost both parents, but also those who have lost a father but have a surviving mother or have lost their mother but have a surviving father.

Of the more than 132 million children classified as orphans, only 13 million have lost both parents. Evidence clearly shows that the vast majority of orphans are living with a surviving parent grandparent, or other family member. 95 per cent of all orphans are over the age of five.

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