Surrounded By Love

Surrounded By Love

UKRAINE – “We recently had the privilege of visiting Living Pearl, an extraordinary orphanage in Ukraine.  As we arrived at the orphanage, all the children eagerly awaited us, each holding up drawings they had made. Tears filled our eyes as we received...
Prevention Is Better Than Rescue

Prevention Is Better Than Rescue

PHILIPPINES – This story of two teen girls highlights the critical role of education and awareness in preventing human trafficking. These girls had already paid money to someone posing as a recruiter, promising them a better future. While they lost their money,...
Following Missile Strikes, Emergency Funds Bring Aid

Following Missile Strikes, Emergency Funds Bring Aid

UKRAINE -Last month, following devastating Russian missile strikes in the Dnipro region of Ukraine, which caused casualties and destruction, we extended our support to Pastor Alla and her church working in the area. Two years ago, the church initiated a program to...
A Significant Milestone

A Significant Milestone

Left to right: Maxin M; Vitya; Diana; Maxim D; Nikita Watch the slideshow with more about each graduate. UKRAINE – Five of our Pearls are celebrating a significant milestone: high school graduation! Some of them arrived at Living Pearl as children and some as...
A Dream Vacation!

A Dream Vacation!

When my husband and I decided to plan a trip to Disneyworld for our kids, we were bursting with anticipation to tell them! It’s been quite a few years ago but even as I write this, I smile remembering our kids’ excitement and the joy it brought us. We made...
Miles of Smiles

Miles of Smiles

UKRAINE – Last month was full at Living Pearl Children’s Home! Easter activities, sports, picnics, Bible studies, haircuts, helping in the kitchen, playing in the yard, final exams for the school year, doctor appointments and birthday celebrations! Whew!! And we...