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Crossing the Sahara
This excellent article by the director of the Christian Alliance for Orphans, Jedd Medefind, addresses the hard question that so many of us have wrestled with: Given the struggle and sorrow that ...
Transitioning to Family-Based Care: Giving Children More of Family
Giving Children More of Family — Models of Transition to Family-Based Care When big-hearted people heard about orphans in generations past, the first thought was often toward construction of a ...
CAFO 2014 Summit Recordings
Recordings from the 2014 Christian Alliance for Orphans Summit are available for purchase online.  Listen to general sessions, intensives, and workshops again and again!  Individual ...
Adopting From Foster Care 101
[VID 1] In recent weeks, the nation's heart was captured by Davion Only, a young man in Florida foster care who asked an entire congregation for a family. His actions have caused many to ...
You Will Be Found: Glimpses of Orphan Sunday in Ukraine
Orphan Sunday began in a hard-pressed church in Zambia.  From small beginnings, Orphan Sunday spread to America, and then echoed back across the seas.  In 2013, Orphan Sunday will be ...
Preventing Malnutrition in Residential Care
The effects of poor nutrition and feeding in the first few years of life can be catastrophic for any child. The stakes are particularly high for children in baby homes and orphanages, where poor ...
Caring for the Orphaned in America
This great 12 minute video from Jedd Medefind and Terry Meeuwsen thoughtfully discusses both the beauty and the challenges of foster care. ...
Faultless: The American Orphan
Faultless is a full-length documentary developed by Unthinkable and the Christian Alliance for Orphans. The goal of the project is to inspire and equip the Church in America to more deeply love ...
Wrapping Around Families: Providing Help and Hope to Those Called to Foster or Adopt
Not every family is called to foster or adopt, but we can all be a blessing to the foster and adoptive families in our community, providing much needed (and often lacking) support.  The webinar ...
FAS and NAS: Alcohol and Drug Related Birth Defects
This webinar will explain FASD and NAS and offer an introductory view of their implications for the life of a family. It will discuss symptoms, assessments, the school system, daily life, and how ...
Zambia’s Gift to the World
Zambia’s Gift to the World features captivating images, interviews and music from Christians in Zambia, where the first Orphan Sunday was celebrated in 2002.  It also includes glimpses of ...
Powerful Insights for Foster Parents…and All Who Love the Fatherless
From Jedd Medefind of CAFO: "My friend Doug Sauder, President of CAFO member 4KIDS of South Florida, recently shared with me a profound letter.  It was written by a woman who served ...
The Unadoptable Orphan 201: Octopi Care
According to the Christian Alliance for Orphans, "millions of children globally live without the love and nurture of parents. Yet adoption, whether local or international, is currently ...
Microfinance and Orphan Care Webinar
Most orphans know poverty intimately. It is a primary reason children become orphans in the first place, and often impacts orphans deeply through their childhood and beyond. So addressing poverty ...
Global Orphan Facts
The Numbers: Total estimated number of orphans worldwide:  153 million Estimated number that have lost only their mother: 34.5 million Estimated number that have lost ...
When It Comes to Complex Needs, Government Can’t Provide What Matters Most
This article by CAFO President Jedd Medefind " tackles the issue of whether government or faith-based and other nonprofits should play the central role in aiding the ...
What Adoptees Wish Church Communities Knew Webinar
Many of the seven million adult adoptees in the US wouldn’t darken the doors of a church.  Some do, but struggle with issues they dare not verbalize. What if the church were known as a place ...
Foster Care Ministry
It isn’t always easy to know how best to encourage and aid young people in foster care.  Here’s your chance to hear honest reflections and advice from those who know intimately ...
Grown Up Orphans
This webinar by the Christian Alliance for Orphans offers insight for those working in post-orphanage transition settings.  Although the best place for any child is a loving home, sometimes ...
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