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About the Authors

AlexAlex

Lives in Mechanicsburg, PA, with his wife. Works full time as a mechanical engineer.

BekithembaBekithemba

Husband, father, pastor. Fan of Arsenal. Zimbabwe Director for Forgotten Voices.

BrianBrian

Foodie, locavore, social media volunteer.

EllenEllen

Director of Project Management, proud mom of an impish preschooler, grew up in Papua New Guinea.

FibionFibion

Pastor, mentor, soccer aficionado and Chicago fan. Enjoys the Bible, books on leadership, transformation, and the work of the church.

JeffJeff

Elder and missions board chair at his church. Desires most to have US churches reach out to provide for orphans in Africa.

KathyKathy

Director of Impact for Forgotten Voices, wife, mother of two, loves coffee, traveling, learning and advocating for the voiceless.

KatieKatie

Pursuing a degree in Crisis Counseling. Loves to travel and experience new things.

MattMatt

creative catalyst. love coffee, music and traveling.

RemmyRemmy

Africa / Zambia Director for Forgotten Voices. Husband, father, and fan of Arsenal.

RyanRyan

Husband, father, advocate for children orphaned by AIDS. President of Forgotten Voices. Fan of the Red Sox, Dr Pepper, and improving the world.

Archives

Orphan Care Spotlight: Living Water

“Freshwater makes up a very small fraction of all water on the planet. While nearly 70 percent of the world is covered by water, only 2.5 percent of it is fresh. The rest is saline and ocean-based. Even then, just 1 …

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How to Party by the Pond to celebrate joy

Party by the Pond is more than an event. It is an expression of our love for our work. It is an expression of our love for those who invest to make our work possible, and our love for the …

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Posted in Confessions of a Nonprofit Leader

PART 2: What I’ve learned from listening to mothers

Yesterday, I took a look at the importance of listening. Today, here are some of the things we’ve learned from doing so. Hopelessness is often found rooted people feeling they are alone without a champion. It is not the absence …

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PART 1: On listening well to mothers who are hurting

At Forgotten Voices, we’re on the front lines of wrestling through the realities of unwanted children, vulnerable children whose parents want nothing more than to live a bit longer, and children people graciously and lovingly take in – though they can’t …

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Last call for this fiscal year

With the coming of August we enter the final month of our fiscal year. Many of you have been generous to our work over the past several months and for that we want to pass on a huge thank you! Your …

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6 lessons Remmy taught me that may change your life, too

For much of the past 2.5 weeks, our team here in the USA got to experience life with Remmy Hamapande, our Africa Director. Thanks to all of you who graciously welcomed him into your lives. I’ve known Remmy since 2007 …

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Posted in Confessions of a Nonprofit Leader, Travel Blog

Orphan Care Spotlight: Educating Girls

“Dear brothers and sisters, we must not forget that millions of children are out of their schools. We must not forget that our sisters and brothers are waiting for a bright, peaceful future.” – Malala Yousafzai In her speech in …

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