Shepherd Hood Ministry Goats for School 2017

Shepherd Hood Ministry continues to invest in youth education and outreach and youth ministry programs. Since 2013 Orchid has been providing goats to young children saving for high school costs. 2017 will be another year we build on that promise and with your help we can sponsor many new young minds through education. Each child is given […]

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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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That Really Got my Goat! (An Updated Message for 2014)

  When we hear the phrase ‘that really gets my goat” we typically think of something that upsets us. It’s a term most often used to describe a negative event or action that raised the hairs on the back of our neck. Not so at Orchids mission in the desert region of Kenya just south […]

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Xanax anyone?? Make mine a double

When you decide to write a blog nobody reads it’s quite a test of your self-confidence and sense of worth. The energy and tribulation put into the writing means a lot to the person writing it but precious little to everyone else. No problem with that; it just is. I’ve always wondered how successful bloggers […]

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The Persistance of Hope

An Open Letter to President Obama about Children in the Fields from the founder and President of Orchids Partner Media Voices for Children; Mr. Len Morris, this years recipient of the Iqbal Masih Award from the U.S. Department of Labor Mr. President, Like millions of Americans, I was touched by your comments on election eve […]

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