New Youth Center Planned at Shepherd Hood Ministries

  It is still a dream but now there are Angels in the architecture for this Youth Center in Mwingi Kenya. Pastor Simon Muvengei and Orchid are committed to get the funding necessary to build a facility like the one pictured and deliver a much needed brick and mortar sanctuary for the youth of this […]

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A new Throne Room for the Children of Cerete is completed!

  It didn’t take long for the men and women of Cerete to put Orchid’s $3000.00 grant to good use. The materials were purchased and the trucks arrived bringing hope and celebration with them. The gifts were unloaded as if it were Christmas and the Elves go to work!           Then […]

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Ending Poverty One Transaction at a Time

THE SAME HEART is a film that tackles the truth about what it will take to actually end the kind of extreme poverty that our world’s children are inheriting. We need alternatives to our complicated and voluntary aid system where most countries, our own included, deliver less than half the funds we have pledged. This […]

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Computer Labs in the Andes 2014

   The villages of the high Andes in the sacred Valley are very isolated and lack access to public services. In particular, access to education is extremely limited. Very few children who live in the rural communities are able to attend secondary school. Young children walk up to two hours just to attend elementary school. […]

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Stories of Success: Project Playground

In March of 2013 Orchid launched 12 campaigns in support of it’s missions. Each with a $5000 goal. One of those campaigns was to help build a playground for the children of the Mahanaim community of Rabo Largo Columbia. You can read more about the need, vision and project here:  http://orchidsoflight.org/where-do-the-children-play/ Thanks to an outpouring […]

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Where do the children play?

I have fond memories of soaring high on a swing and building towering castles of sand in my local neighborhood playground. For so many, these playful pictures remained engraved in our hearts and minds and were truly formation in our childhood development. Do you remember laughing and jumping in a playground? Have you seen the […]

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Bringing the warmth of Christmas to Peru

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Your Gifts at Work in the Sacred Valley

It took just a few short days for your gifts of love and compassion to reach the sacred Valley. Path of the Heart mobilized quickly to get the much needed food, blankets, cooking oil, and emergency lighting to the people affected by the flooding. Thanks to YOU people are able to make it to another […]

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Talk about TRANSFORMER-ATION

  How do You and Orchid electrify the world with change? Answer: How about by a “transformer-ation” of a community in Colombia? That’s exactly what a group of Orchid roots did when they stepped up and donated part of their treasure to provide electric lighting to a community in darkness.  Their power of love generated […]

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The Secret to Life…….Quiet on the Set

At a very early age and as soon as we start to think about our lives we are naturally inclined to start planning for the future. When we are old enough to set expectations for every tomorrow we begin to formulate in our minds what that tomorrow will look like and we become Directors of […]

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