In the News: Make Way Partners Orphans

I receive daily calls and emails from so many of you from around the world who cry with me for the man-made catastrophic storm of South Sudan. The entire staff—and the thousands of women and children we serve—hold onto Hope, which comes through the spirit of your prayers and financial support to keep the work…

Children of the Caves

Many years ago, I sat crying in a thicket of lush green grass in the depths of a cavernous valley staring up at the daunting height of the Nuba Mountains, Sudan. I cried because I had prepared myself for every sort of depravity, but instead what I seemed to have fallen into was sheer beauty. Beauty…

War Closes Access to Hope for South Sudan Orphanage

Earlier this week, MWP Sr. Field Coordinator Eugenio Kirima flew to Hope for South Sudan to pick up Moses and Lokolong. Both boys display symptoms of infection – one with his ear and one with his eye. Recently we brought another young boy, Simplicio, to our Safe House in Kenya, who needed specialized treatment for a very similar…

Twins Freed from Slavery Need a Home

Angel and Honor are 9-year-old orphan twins which Make Way Partners just rescued from slavery. Both of their parents died in the war and genocide of Nuba Mountains. The twins’ father was killed in combat. Afterwards, their mother tried her best to farm enough to keep them alive, but it was very difficult alone. Besides,…

35 to Life

I once watched a movie where a plague had hit the world with infertility. The movie begins at a stage in time when no child had been born into the world for more than two decades. Havoc-run-amuck set the pace for the depravity of life lived with the knowledge that nothing you did—or did not…

A 13 Year Old with a Story to Be Told

When I first began writing Passport through Darkness I remember listening to a publisher discourse on how he might market such a book. He said, “Certainly, we couldn’t class it as a memoir because you’re too young to write a marketable memoir.” My Appalachian father would have vehemently argued that case with him, as most of…