HEAL was founded in 2007 after our Executive Director, Jennifer Musick Wright, traveled to Kenya to volunteer at an orphanage. After witnessing the issues facing children, she knew she had to do something to help. Almost 10 years later, her determination, perseverance and the support of so many individuals and organizations have resulted in the creation of a community of people who are committed to helping as many children in need as possible. The problems facing our world can be overwhelming, but, if we each do our part, we can make the world a better place.
Did You Know?
- There are an estimated 153,000,000 orphans in the world. (UNICEF)
- There are more than 34 million orphans in sub-Saharan Africa. (UN)
“Give them not only your care…but also your heart.” – Mother Teresa
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Since we launched our Countdown 2 Kenya campaign, we learned from our director in Kenya that a severe drought has resulted in a complete loss of the crops at Rapha Community Center (see featured photo). If we do not replant soon, we will lose 5 months of maize, and...