Emily Whelchel is a member of the CRF blogging network. She wrote the following story of struggle and redemption and we’re excited to share it with you!
Emily blogs at www.emilytheperson.com
Let me tell you a story about a family living in a small village a few hours outside of Eldoret, Kenya. It began almost five years ago.
Helen is a widow.
Exhaustion was evident in her eyes as she gathered her youngest children to come outside and meet my dear friend Barbie and me. We were looking for children that would match with CRF’s sponsorship program: partial or total orphans, children who were in desperate need of support. Helen’s family sure seemed to fit this description. (more…)