New Classrooms at Trezo

Trezo Update: November 2017   Last year, during RetailROI's March Gladness campaign, we raised enough money to build a school in Trezo, Haiti. Here is an update of what is going on in this community. "Last year's Hurricane Matthew nearly ruined our...

Time to Celebrate

Let's celebrate. At the close of summer 2017, the first 100 students started school in Haiti!  (the first phase of classrooms built:  7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th grades).  It’s a celebration that ROI/Lifesong have created SAFE homes (first 3 homes built of the...

Cambodia & a U.S. Hero

In April, Retail Orphan Initiative and CTRL ALT DEL Poverty partnered with VisionTrust Asia. We travel to Cambodia to install and deploy Mobile Educational Technology Labs (METL) for the kids in 2 different villages. This trip was made even more special with the...

The Children’s Law Center

RetailROI supports an amazing organization right here in the United States called The Children's Law Center. They help help offset adoption costs and expedite them through the system. ROI just learned they recently finalized 3 more adoptions. That is now 270 kids that...

Shark Tank, Honduras Style

Imagine a room buzzing with energy and ideas, excitement and nerves, a room full of budding entrepreneurs, all waiting for a turn to present their business ideas to a panel of retail industry leaders. In this room, dreams can be realized or sent back to the drawing board. If it sounds a lot like Shark Tank or Dragon’s Den, that’s because the setup is similar, but that’s where the similarities end.

From Inside an Earthquake – Part 2

The following is a first person account from Suman Sapkota of RetailROI Partner Free for Life Since we started partnering with Free For Life, over 552 children had been rescued from human trafficking. On April 25th, the mission changed as a massive earthquake hit the region…here is his story. You can read part 1 of this story here:

From Inside an Earthquake – Part 1

The following is a first person account from Suman Sapkota of RetailROI Partner Free for Life Since we started partnering with Free For Life, over 552 children had been rescued from human trafficking. On April 25th, the mission changed as a massive earthquake hit the region…here is his story.

Looks Can Be Deceiving

Jeffreys Bay, South Africa, has been in the news a lot over the last few days because of a recent shark attack there during a surfing competition. This beautiful town on the Eastern Cape holds many dangers, but believe it or not, sharks are not the most pressing problem.

Why Haven’t You Gone on a Trip Yet?

I’ve gone to SuperSaturday several times. I’ve heard the stories told by people who have been on a trip. How life changing these trips are. Over time, I became friends with Andy Lehman (Vice President of LifeSong for Orphans, an ROI partner). One day over breakfast, Andy asked me, “So, why haven’t you gone on a trip, yet?” And, you know, I didn’t have a reason.