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2010-08-12 08:00:00

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2010-06-21 15:35:00

Longtime Supporter Back in Haiti to Assess Progress Since Earthquake WASHINGTON, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SOS Children's Villages, a global organization that focuses on family-based, long-term care of children, this weekend welcomed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie to its Village in Santo, Haiti outside of Port-au-Prince.

2010-04-06 07:18:42

Socially deprived children removed from orphanages and placed in foster care appear to experience gains in growth and intelligence, catching up to their non-institutionalized peers on many measures.

2010-02-03 10:22:00

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An orphanage here in Haiti, which we will not name in order to protect the children living there, was already providing a home to more than 150 orphans prior to the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12th.

2010-01-28 15:33:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International adoption must be part of the solution for Haiti's orphaned children in the aftermath of the Jan. 12 earthquake, said Craig Juntunen, international child welfare advocate and the founder of Chances for Children.

2010-01-25 10:12:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S.-based, Maison Fortune Orphanage Foundation, has announced plans to drastically expand their Haiti-based Maison Fortune Orphanage.

2009-12-18 13:22:38

A Duke University study of more than 3,000 orphaned and abandoned children in five Asian and African countries has found that children in institutional orphanages fare as well or better than those who live in the community.

2009-07-15 15:32:00

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Narconon of Georgia drug rehabilitation and education program has many outreach activities, but none may be more special than their dedication to saving lives of orphaned children addicted to glue in Honduras.*(PHOTO 72dpi: www.Send2Press.com/mediaboom/09-0713-Honduras_72dpi.jpg)*(Photo Caption: One of the Honduras orphaned children being helped.

2009-04-20 10:34:00

NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spence-Chapin's new interactive website, launched today, features the wide range of adoption and post-adoption services offered to children, birth parents, adoptive parents and professionals. Kathy Legg, Executive Director, said, "Since our beginning in 1908, we have placed over 18,000 children from the metro New York-New Jersey area and around the world with loving, permanent families.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.