In Myanmar, as in many countries around the world, no buffalo means no rice harvest. Asian buffaloes are indispensable tools for the plowing and harvesting of rice fields, and even bringing the rice to market. At Life Concern Orphanage, they received a buffalo blessing. Their buffalo recently gave birth to a very cute baby buffalo! [...]
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Joney of Life Concern Orphanage just started a brick-making business to earn supplemental income. A total of 94 orphanage directors and future foster parents in Myanmar attended an intensive six-day business training seminar this past month. They learned basic principles about how to operate a successful, God-honoring business. We were very encouraged to receive raving [...]
Though fake, it is still fun to get your picture taken with some paper pandas! For children in Myanmar, education is usually the highest priority—and seen as their only hope for escaping poverty. In addition to their normal school classes, teachers encourage children to sign up for the extra credit classes. If they fail final [...]
Noah is keeping watch over the last five remaining pigs. Orphan’s Tear provided a small-business startup loan to Life Concern Orphanage in Yangon, Myanmar, seven months ago. They used the loan to purchase eight piglets so that they could start a pig business. The once-little pigs are now almost full-grown and ready to sell. Three [...]
Life Concern Orphanage with their new guitar. Devotions and singing are a part of the daily routine at Life Concern Orphanage in Yangon, Myanmar. So when their old guitar became so dilapidated that it was no longer usable, the director asked if Orphan’s Tear could help them purchase a new one. With the help of [...]
“Well” done! Happy children at Life Concern Orphanage’s new well—one that will last them for a long time. The idea of bathing in murky water makes me uncomfortable. The first thing I’d feel squeamish about is wondering what creepy things might be swimming around in there. Then I’d question whether or not showering in such [...]
We received the photo above from the director of Life Concern Orphanage in Myanmar. He labeled it with the bittersweet caption, “Final Greeting of Christmas Pig”!
Joshua from Anna’s Orphanage in Yangon, helping to keep the road clean Dear Friends, Repairing roads. Visiting the sick and praying for them. Taking vegetables to those without food. Sharing the gospel. These are just some of the activities that your sponsored children have been doing. We have some pretty amazing kids! When you support [...]
Dear Friends, This month I asked my daughter, Charity, who heads the Orphan’s Tear division of Heaven’s Family, to write the monthly update. Let her know if you think she did a good job! For the Children, David Life Concern Orphanage, in front of their new dormitory, made possible by your gifts Can you imagine [...]
After Cyclone Nargis, Life Concern Orphanage looked like this: But now, thanks to gifts to the Dorms for Orphanages Fund, their new home is completed!