As I work on creating a clear vision for the future of Kupenda 127, my research has led me to many other amazing organizations doing phenomenal things. I wanted to share some of these encouraging stories with you. In the very near future, we will be releasing our vision for where we are headed.
Have you heard of Project 127? They are out of Colorado and have made it their goal for Colorado to have no waiting children. In 2007, there were more than 800 children waiting in foster care…today there are none. Their mission is spreading…check out this awesome news slip and article about what Arizona is doing to continue the mission.
This movement has also spread to Fresno, California. Christian Alliance for Orphans has highlighted this program in a great blog that you can read here and here. Or you can check out the full article from Christianity Today here.
And even right here in the Pacific Northwest, the least churched region in America. CAFO also wrote a blog on the awesome upcoming events and programs in Oregon and Washington. You can check that out here. I am part of the planning for the Spokane Orphan Summit. If you are in the Spokane area, I strongly encourage you to attend. Portland churches are supporting their foster community, read this encouraging article here.
And finally, a video about a family who adopted 5 siblings from Peru. While today’s post has been mostly about domestic programs and movements, our heart is for the orphan — no matter where they are from. And this video is encouraging too, because domestically most waiting children are older and have siblings… And we need families to step up and take in these kiddos too.
I hope these videos and articles encourage and inspire you. If you would like to partner with us in some way, please contact me. And please be praying for us and we move through the next weeks of changes and new exciting happenings.