Spoil the Orphans

“Be joyful at your feasts together with the orphans.” Deuteronomy 16:14 The students at the Children at Risk DTS are in India, Thailand, and Myanmar through February 15. We’re working with AIDS orphans, street kids, refugees, and young women forced into prostitution. We are reaching out to slums, leper colonies, red light districts, and communities affected by HIV/AIDS. We’re doing …

Kenya Highlights (so far)

Highlights from our first week in Kenya: Talasi: 
Giraffes!  On Friday, our host from the Athi River Base in Kenya took us on a mini safari to check out some Africa wildlife.  We were lucky enough to see ten giraffes grazing together in the wild.  It was stunning; magnificent; exhilarating!  They are such beautiful creatures!  They most certainly remind me of …

children at risk dts

Announcing 2009 Rescue Ops DTS: Children at Risk

The stories of children around the world are staggering. Throughout the world millions of children are orphaned through war, through AIDS, through extreme poverty. Every seven seconds a child dies from a preventable disease. Drug addiction runs rampant. Children are sold into prostitution or forced to become child soldiers. They’re lost and they have no place to live. These children …