BurmaRaising Orphans

All Things New

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” - II Corinthians 5:17 The New Year is always a time of reflection and change.  We all want change and growth in our lives, but much of this change…
World Compassion Staff
January 5, 2015
BurmaRaising Orphans

From abandoned to chosen.

No one can care for all 1.6 million orphans in Burma, but anyone can make a difference in the life of one child. In November, I had the incredible chance of witnessing one of our children meet her sponsor for the very first time. (more…)
Jason Law
December 19, 2014
BurmaRaising Orphans

From shy to confident.

Su Su is a 13-year-old girl who lives in the orphanage and has shown tremendous growth. You may recall me sharing some of her story before! When I first met Su Su over two years ago, she was very distant, did not smile, and had very little self-confidence. Just getting…
Jason Law
December 19, 2014
BurmaRaising Orphans

Feeling Chosen

Can you imagine living in a brand new place as an 11-year-old, where everything is unfamiliar to you? Trying to adjust to a new environment, new schedule, and new family... You can recognize all of these changes are good, but you feel a little overwhelmed by it all. You are…
BurmaRaising Orphans

When the Questions Come

Just a few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to open our brand new orphanage in Burma. In the 10 years I have officially been on staff at World Compassion, it's one of the most fulfilling projects I've been a part of. As you may imagine, building a structure like…
Jason Law
February 21, 2014
BurmaRaising Orphans

Boat Seller

He stopped his education after the 8th grade because he failed an exam. Now he is married and is selling materials (bubble blowers) on the ferry to support his life. He has no aspiration for the future. (more…)
Burmese National
February 20, 2014
BurmaRaising Orphans

Filling the Home with Love

Just a few weeks ago, as we celebrated the grand opening of our new orphanage in Burma, we were reminded of the harsh reality children face in this country. Moe Moe Aye, a four year old little girl, was recently sold by her grandmother who lost hope in trying to…
Jason Law
February 13, 2014
BurmaRaising Orphans

Hse Hse Htoo

Age: 11 Favorite color: White Favorite animal: Rabbit Favorite food: Chicken Favorite activity: Skipping rope and getting up early to pray before helping with the chores Dream job: Teacher (more…)
Burmese National
November 4, 2013
BurmaRaising Orphans

Samuel

Age: 7 Favorite color: White Favorite animal: Rabbit Favorite activity: I like to pull my little car around by its string and pretend I am the driver. Other fun facts: I have a really big smile. (more…)
Burmese National
November 4, 2013
BurmaRaising Orphans

Saw Le Wah

Age: 13 Favorite color: Yellow Favorite food: Vegetables Favorite animal: Cats Favorite activity: Football Dream job: Architect - "someday I want to design church buildings." Would like to: Visit the USA. (more…)
Burmese National
October 30, 2013
BurmaRaising Orphans

Mya Kyar Phyu Thinn

Age: 6 Favorite color: Red (I like people with red hair.) Favorite animal: Elephant Favorite food: Chicken curry Favorite activity: Meal time, especially dinner, study time, and sleeping Dream job: Minister Siblings in Orphanage: Naw They Myat Noe Aye and Naw La Min Phyu (more…)
Burmese National
October 30, 2013
BurmaRaising Orphans

Naw Khu Sae

Age: 8 Favorite color: White Favorite animal: Cats Favorite food: Potatoes Favorite subject in school: Math and English Dream job: School teacher Siblings in Orphanage: April Linn (more…)
Burmese National
October 30, 2013
BurmaRaising Orphans

Naw They Myat Noe Aye

Age: 13 Favorite color: Red Favorite animal: Butterflies Favorite food: Chicken Favorite activity: Worshipping the Lord with my friends and doing make-up for my brothers and sisters Dream job: English teacher Wants to: Visit America Siblings in Orphanage: Naw La Min Phyu and Mya Kyar Phyu Thinn (more…)
Burmese National
October 30, 2013
BurmaRaising Orphans

Raising Burma

The launch of our new orphanage in Burma is truly exciting. It was last December when we jumped into this project head first with not only the anticipation of building a new home, but plans to help raise these children as if they were are very own. (more…)
Jason Law
October 17, 2013
IraqRefugee Relief

I Lost My Son

One evening I sent my son to the store to buy some groceries. He was just 20 years old. He and a friend were kidnapped by the Regime. After accusations of helping the Free Syrian Army, they were tortured for two days and finally killed. Their bodies were dumped in…
Syrian Refugee
August 13, 2013

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