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Christmas!

Christmas 2014 will not soon be forgotten! Our Christmas festivities began with the arrival of Ashley’s dad and mom, Curtis and Cindy Reeves, or as they are so lovingly known around the orphanage, Pappy and Grandmaman! They arrived the middle of December to spend Christmas with us in Benin and the wonderful memories we all…

Augustin’s Voyage to Germany!

Augustin is one of our oldest boys at the orphanage. He has an incredibly gentle spirit, has never met a stranger and loves to make us laugh! He was given an amazing opportunity to travel to Germany this summer during the month of August to visit with many of our Arbre de Vie family and…

Camp 2014: The best camp so far!

Camp for 2014 was a week that we are sure will be remembered as one of our favorite weeks of 2014! Our camp fun started Sunday night, February 23rd and ended Thursday morning, February 27th. It was a joy to have 94 children in attendance for this year’s camp of which the theme was, “The…

Benefit for Benin: A night to remember!

I was overwhelmed when I walked into the gym Sunday afternoon and saw all the people who were there to help out. There were dozens of people hurrying around to prepare for Benefit for Benin…from our faithful ministry partners to people I had never seen before, all there to make a difference for the children…

#GivingTuesday

Today is a special day set apart for organizations just like ours! What is #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This is the second annual GivingTuesday! There are numerous ways…