Fostering in Finland

Posted on 2024-04-26
It was early in the morning as Christian foster parents Sanna and Marko* began the 5-hour drive to join a training event in Finland. After their long journey they still had strength to join a full day of learning how to better serve and reach traumatized children in Finland. During the seminar for Christian foster and adoptive parents, they shared how their foster daughter Hanna* had reacted to their trip.
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WWO 2024: Ambassadors, a roadmap and a call to strengthen the work with orphans

Posted on 2024-04-02
This is the last of three articles summarising the World Without Orphans 2024 Global Gathering in Thailand.
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Humility and broadscale collaboration to help every child reach their God-given potential

Posted on 2024-03-20
Read the second part of an in-depth report about the 2024 World Without Orphans global forum held in Chiang Mai. The second plenary session of the 2024 World Without Orphans (WWO) global conference in Thailand, on 1 March, had the overall theme of “prevention” and featured 10 speakers.
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How can the church respond to the needs of vulnerable children in every nation of the world?

Posted on 2024-03-12
An in-depth report of what was discussed and dreamt about at the 2024 World Without Orphans (WWO) forum in Chiang Mai, Thailand. “The church has the capacity to lead the effort in reducing vulnerability and ending orphanhood”.
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2024 Global Forum panel talks about necessary paradigm shift from orphanages to family-based care

Posted on 2024-03-03
On the third day of the World Without Orphans global forum in Chiang Mai, Thailand, a panel discussion highlighted a central issue the orphan care movement is wrestling with today: the need to move away from institutionalized care in orphanages and finding solutions that ensure children grow up in permanent families.
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