It’s a sad fact that a lack of resources can create hurdles that are hard to overcome in any situation. In the case of adoption and foster care, these hurdles can be absolutely devastating, leaving children without permanent caregivers, simply because of the lack of affordable legal services.
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RetailROI and Trezo bring hope to children in Haiti
Treasure can mean different things to different people, but the common thread woven through the personal definitions is that treasure is something of great value and worth. It is also the name of an organization that exists to bring hope and opportunity to the treasure of Cayes-Jacmel, Haiti – its children. Trezo, which means “treasure” in Haitian Creole, was founded in 2011 by two US nurses and a Haitian national; and it is built on the principle that Haiti’s best hope lies with its own people.
RetailROI Helps Create Opportunities in Congo
The Democratic Republic of Congo was once known as the breadbasket of Africa. Dissected by the Congo River, Congo is home to vast natural resources. Coffee, sugar, tea, cotton, bananas, cocoa, and peanuts all grow well here; and its mountains and hills are filled with copper, gold, diamonds, and cobalt…
RetailROI partners with Citizen Schools to close the opportunity gap in the US
In many parts of the world, access to education is a primary challenge. In the US, however, access isn’t the problem, lack of connection is – connection to communities, companies, and government and philanthropic resources….
Perspective. In concrete terms, perspective refers to the technique used to represent an object spatially; in abstract terms, it’s a mental point of view or the capacity to view things in their relative importance. For photography, these are two sides of the same coin – using a concrete medium to see the bigger picture…..
RetailROI partners with Care for Children to move children from orphanage to home.
Home – it’s a small word with big connotations, especially if you don’t have one. Na Na was abandoned by her parents as a newborn after it was discovered that she had a cleft palate. Xiao Long, also born with a cleft palate, was surrendered to an orphanage….
Loss of a job or home. Sudden illness. Domestic abuse. Incarceration. When crisis strikes, many of us have friends and family we can call. But for some families, there is no safety net. As parents are struggling, children are particularly at risk for abuse or neglect. Many of these children end up in foster care, simply because they have no other place to go while mom or dad is coping with the crisis.
RetailROI is proud to partner with Warm Blankets Orphan Care International, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring the lives of orphans and widows around the world.
Warm Blankets cares for more than 4,000 children in more than 150 church orphan homes, providing basic necessities, plus English and vocation training and computer training. The organization provides a home and a place to belong to desperate orphans in several developing countries including Cambodia, Congo, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Thailand and Uganda.