Hosted in North CarolinaThe following is written by YER & JHO’s host mom: These kids.  Where do I even begin?  Created in His image and with an eternal destiny, this South American duo moved into our lives through orphan hosting just over a week ago, and slid right into our hearts forever.   YER is 13

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Sweet Siblings Longing For Unconditional Love

Hosted in GeorgiaJUL is a playful 11-year-old girl who enjoys just about anything outside: jumping on the trampoline, swimming, going to the park, playing tag and basketball, and visiting the zoo. She also has a more laid-back side, liking to paint and draw, build with Legos, play games such as UNO and dominoes, and watch

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Waiting to Share Special Moments With Her Forever Family

Meet 13-year-old SAN! This incredible boy is currently being hosted in New Hampshire by a family who is advocating for SAN to find his forever family, and they are overflowing with amazing things to say about him!! SAN loves to swim, play games, visit amusement parks, and pretty much anything else that involves being together as

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Bright Eyes Searching for Their Family

This past weekend, Project 143 had the pleasure of welcoming 85 international orphans and 11 chaperones to America for a 5-week host program. After a very long year and a half of canceled programs due to COVID restrictions and concerns, this first full-sized program is very dear to our hearts. While killing some time between flights

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A World Created by Love

“Once they knew that I believed in them, they started believing in themselves and that’s when everything began to change. It wasn’t easy, but it was so worth it.” – Anonymous, Host/Adoptive Parent

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Host/Adoption Q&A Series: Anonymous Family #2

“It’s not the things you buy or the way your house looks, it’s the experience of being in a family and feeling loved that the children enjoy most.” – Anonymous, Host/Adoptive Parent

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Host/Adoption Q&A Series: Anonymous Family

When we talk about advocacy, our goal is to allow children to be seen – to be known.  When they are known, families are more likely to come forward to host or adopt them.  Project 143 works hard to make sure that the whole child is represented and that we get to know them beyond

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Advocacy: Why It Matters

“The life they once knew is no longer theirs. We struggled with the acceptance of joy when they knew their other family was left behind.” – Amanda D., Host/Adoptive Parent

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Host/Adoption Q&A Series: Duncan Family

“Hosting is temporary with a beginning and an end. Adoption is forever and it takes time for everyone in the family to adjust.” – Susan H, Host/Adoptive Parent

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Host/Adoption Q&A Series: Hurt Family

Why do people host orphans?  In previous blog posts here on this page, we have discussed various reasons “why” families choose to host.  I want to elaborate a little more on the mentorship side of hosting.  When I met “V” during a winter interview trip in Ukraine in 2018, I knew that I would be

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Hosting as a Mentor