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The Movement is Alive in East Africa!

Guest blog post from Director for Global Movements, David Hennessey. For the last 2 weeks, I’ve witnessed local churches in Uganda and Kenya pour their hearts out for the fatherless in their communities and their nations. It’s quite a humbling experience to see Christians who are living in poverty themselves give of their funds, food […]


An Interview with David Hennessey, CAFO’s Director for Global Movements

The Christian Alliance for Orphans yearns to see the local church in every nation known as the primary answer to the orphans in their midst. Central to the work ahead is uniting the entire CAFO membership to help stimulate and serve locally-led adoption and orphan care movements around the globe.  Below is a newly-released interview with […]


A Closer Look at the Decline in Inter-Country Adoption Numbers

It’s widely know that the number of children adopted to the U.S. from other countries has been cut significantly—decreasing 59% from its high in 2004 of nearly 23,000 to under 10,000 in 2011.  As discussed previously, although carrying certain positive elements, this trend ultimately means tens of thousands of children across the globe are growing […]


Orphan Sunday Catalyzing Indigenous Movements around the Globe

Many Alliance member organizations are helping their local church partners in other countries to harness Orphan Sunday to help grow indigenous adoption and orphan care movements.  What’s happening–from Kenya to Ukraine to Guatemala–is thrilling.  On Friday, I heard from a friend who works in the Philippines, nurturing a vision for indigenous adoption and orphan care […]