Help is on the Way

After the group of foreign teachers, the former Director of the Foreign Language Department at the university where I taught in China, and I started financially supporting the orphans from the fire in a fireworks factory, I returned to the States. One of the first and...

Where It All Started

When I was teaching at a university in China in 2003, I spent a lot of time teaching in classrooms just like the one pictured below. The room may not have been spectacular, but the students certainly were! One day, one of the female students looked sad, so I asked her...

Meeting Needs

If there is one thing that can be said of Global Partners in Life, and the work we are doing at the special needs orphanage we support in China, it is meeting needs. Unfortunately, there are so many needs to be met! Sometimes the needs are very simple and small, like...

Lei Zi’s Surgery

Today I have some wonderful news to share with you about one of our youngest friends at the Home of Joy special needs orphanage! A couple of years ago I introduced you to a new baby from the Home of Joy named Lei Zi, and he had a cleft pallet. If you look closely at...

Time for a Child

Not long ago the special needs orphanage supported by Global Partners in Life was much more populated than it is currently. When there were so many children living at the orphanage, they would be starved for some individual attention. Honestly, I am not the most...