Our Executive Director’s Journey Towards Global Humanitarian Aid
Serving in this position humbles me. My humanitarian aid role has taken me around the world, where I have had amazing and sometimes harrowing experiences.
NightCare: Ending the Cycle of the Sex Industry
NightCare is more than a place of physical rest for the babies of sex workers overnight. It is a place of mental rest, peace, and hope. NightCare is setting these babies up for a better life and working towards ending the cycle of the sex industry.
Answering NightCare’s Toughest Questions
Answering NightCare’s Toughest Questions Written by: McKenzie Thompson, Communications and Logistics Coordinator NightCare is a novel and unique program that can be difficult for some people to grasp. We get several questions on the program as well-meaning people work to understand why it is needed. The two questions that we get the most are: Why […]
Why Should I Care About Babies Across the World?
In global humanitarian work, there is a question we are often asked- Why should I care about what happens to babies and toddlers I will never meet that live in a country I will never visit? Or why should I help babies and toddlers in other countries when there is a need here in the US?
2019 – A Year to Remember
Written by: Communications and Logistics Coordinator, McKenzie Thompson In 2019, we saved a total of 9,506 babies and toddlers! That means that together, we saved 4,764 MORE little ones last year compared to the previous year in 2018. We could not have done that without YOU! B I R T H A I D We […]
From Bad to Worse
From Bad to Worse Written by Director of Operations, Heidi Cortez Before the novel Coronavirus ravaged our world, Angola was already extremely food insecure. That means that most of the population lacks access to affordable, nutritional foods. A combination of drought, poor infrastructure, and vast inequality causes this food insecurity. Inequality is readily seen after […]
Why the World Needs NightCare
O N E At ten years old, Napti found herself on her own—no family, no home, no education. Like many girls in her situation, she began trading the only thing she had for her basic survival needs. Her body. Now, seven years later, she is the young mother of a baby boy. She does not […]
The Sheer Weight of Humanity
By Hannah, our NightCare Manager Before going to Bangladesh for the first time, I naively picked up a travel book, Bangladesh produced by Lonely Planet, thinking I would only get positive thoughts about the country I was about to visit. While this was partly the case, what stood out to me the most was the […]
Newsroom: The 700 Club
The 700 Club included a segment on Sarah Bowling and our NightCare program on their show. The 7-minute video is embedded below for you to view. Also included is a transcription of the video. Please visit their website or YouTube channel & like, comment, or share! Transcription Sarah: We were visiting a rural malnutrition clinic, […]
ABy Eric Drury The sun was getting ever higher overhead and didn’t mix well with the layers of soiled garbage underfoot, the smell of fresh waste of all types and the heavy exhaust from the frequently used, yet hardly maintained, trains. There are a couple of travel bonuses experienced during the rainy season in […]