These ENGAGE options will allow you to financially contribute to family-based care and family-strengthening work already happening around the world through credible, well-established, respected organizations and groups. The following organizations engage in work to support family-based care for orphans and vulnerable children and accept donations. Learn more about how you can support their efforts by linking to their websites below.
Here are groups that directly support OVC family-based care and accept donations:
Founded in 1944, Bethany Christian Services is a global not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization caring for vulnerable children and families, whose corporate offices are located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Bethany’s international services affiliate, Bethany Global, currently works in more than 14 countries across five continents providing a spectrum of child welfare services aimed at both prevention and intervention, honoring both children and families, and maintaining standards in line with international conventions. Passionately motivated by their vision of “a world where every child has a loving family,” they focus on the protection and nurturance of children through family and community empowerment and support. They believe that the fundamental right to a family is foundational to the child’s ability to leverage all that makes us fully human. Bethany Global is a recognized leader in global social services development employing hundreds of highly qualified MSWs and other experts in family and child services development. Click here to give to Bethany!
Bright Hope believes in caring for orphans and vulnerable children through family-based care by partnering with the local, in-country church. By empowering families through training and support, they ensure that these children are properly cared for and can experience the love and attention they need. Bright Hope also partners with the local church to provide education for orphans and vulnerable children as well as training for local churches on how to support families caring for children. Click here to give to Bright Hope!
Christian Alliance for Orphans unites 180+ respected organizations and a global network of churches. They labor together in shared initiatives that inspire and equip Christians for effective orphan care, family preservation, adoption and foster care. They work to see the local church in every nation known as the primary answer for the needs of vulnerable children in their midst. Click here to give to CAFO!
World Vision International is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, we work in nearly 100 countries as a demonstration of God’s unconditional love for all people. World Vision works closely with communities and partners to support families caring for orphans and other vulnerable children. Join them in empowering vulnerable children and families to reach their God-given potential. This approach can include education, health care, psychosocial support, economic strengthening, water and sanitation, and child, social and legal protection services. Click here to give to World Vision!